Monday, February 6, 2012
"Don't need that!"
"As you can see, the house next door is no longer there!" This is what an English guide said in the small town of Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthtown of Shakespeare. Arnfinn and I were sitting on top of a double decker bus, looking down at the houses in the Shakespearean neighborhood.
It was one of those sentences that just sticks with you, and pops up every so often when we hear other comments on things that are/have been/should have been....Anyway, funny.
Every family has words and sentences with narrow comprehension span, a meaning that only the family understands - and has to be explained, if anybody else desires to understand what is going on.
Our oldest grandchild, at the ripe age of 2 1/2, dropped a small cloth on the floor one day, trying to climb our stairs. Determined (and she is often determined) and not wanting to bend down to pick it up, she said "Don't need that!" This has become a family saying in our house now....because she is right, quite often in life we can say: "Don't need that!"
Today's water color is "Catch of the Evening".