Josiah’s joke: “If I came across a battery walking along, I would get a big shock.”
I’m making a patchwork baby mat but not too sure for which baby out of the 9 women I know who are pregnant at the moment. But it provoked a discussion with the children about the 7 women pregnant in church. Simeon, being the naturalist, said
“Well, what do you expect? It is spring!”
I was reading “Milly-Molly-Mandy” with Jemimah and Josiah overheard and questioned what I was reading to her with a look of horror on his face. He made me feel very old-fashioned as I had to explain to him what a booby prize is.
Believe it or not we haven’t been doing any hands on History lessons on the American Civil War. Appearances might be deceptive: