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Black-cats and Wigwams

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Black-cats and Wigwams

January 1, 2011

Stewart often tells me a story from his childhood about playing at his creek and taking firecrackers and sending them down the creek on little leaf “boats”. He tells how he would blow up anthills and “houses” of twigs. So of course he has to pass this tradition down to our kids. What better way to spend New Years Day than putting explosives in the hands of children.

Adam was excited that the firecracker blew the dirt out of a hole he dug. Then he stuck one inside the wall of the dirt pit and watched the dirt fly.

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Anna was a bit more timid. She would approach from one way, chicken out and have to try it from a different way. CONTINUE READING…