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Thanksgiving through the Eyes of a Four Year Old

I hope that people don't get sick of the quotes from other peoples kids on here. I just find them very funny. It is probably all that I will write about when we have kids of our own some day.

We got to the Buskers for lunch and their four year old son just thinks I am fantastic for some reason. We had Wilbert's brother with us and the four year old comes up the stairs. "Hi Mrs. Talen! Hi Mr. Talen! Hi brother!" he says with his cute little lisp.

His mom says, "You're right. That is Mr. Talen's brother."

"Oh. I thought you had a kid," this four year old replies to me. (This is the same kid that was pressuring us to have children earlier.)

During dinner, he ask Wilbert's brother in his cute lisp, "Why does your shirt have a dragon on it?"

His mother laughed a little and then asked, "Why does you have a shirt with Spiderman on it."

"Because I got it for my birthday," he answer matter-of-factly.

"Well, he got this shirt for his birthday too," mom replied.

"Oh, okay."

Later on, this four year old decided to read the Bible (remember, he has a lisp). "Chapter four ( he loves the number four now that he is four.) There was a boy who a Lightning McQueen chapstick and he read the Bible about Joseph. Joseph's dad gave him a really great coat, but his mean brothers took it from him."

We are supposed to have child-like faith. Life is just simpler then.


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