February Clara-isms

Daddy popped some popcorn on the stove and decided to put a glass pie plate on top instead of the lid so that he and Clara could watch. First Clara declared of the popcorn kernals, “They’re eating!” Then she changed her minds and said, “They’re flying! They can’t get out!” Then a little bit later, dripping with sympathy, “Don’t worry, popcorn, we’ll get you out!”

While watching The Who during the Super Bowl half-time show, Clara exclaimed that there were lights, stars, and snow!  Then she started singing, “Who are you…do do do do!”

When Clara’s friend Sophia’s grandpa was coming over to visit, Clara couldn’t stop talking about her Grandpa Rick.  “Where is he?”  Hawaii.  “Why?” ‘Cause its warm there.  “Why?” ‘Cause Hawaii is closer to the equator. “Why?” ‘Cause that’s where it is on the Earth.  “Why?”  I don’t know.  Why do you think?  Long dramatic thinking.  “I love pa.  He’s my best friend.”

Clara has also started to love telling stories.  Here is one: “Once upon a time, I had a nest with two blue eggs and two yellow birds.  I sat on them!”  Cue laughing fit!

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4 Responses to “February Clara-isms”


  1. 1 Karen March 4, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    I love all of those!!Can’t wqit to experience some of those in person 20 DAYS

  2. 2 Karen March 4, 2010 at 8:45 pm

    This is from Rick—my computers screwed up—it will not let me on as me but will let Karen on and guest on—-go figure.
    Anyway, Clara will change her mind as she gets to know me.

  3. 4 Kristen March 5, 2010 at 9:08 am

    Clara can’t sing the who are you song without Pa!!! He is the only one to sing it with! See Dad, she really is your best friend!


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