Why, Mom? Why!

Questions from an afternoon with Olivia:

“How many nails were used to build our house?”

“Is daddy older than you?” (No, I am older than daddy.) “Why?”

“Where does the electricity come from?”

“How did birds start?”

4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Karyl on August 30, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Wow, that is kind of heavy for one afternoon – sounds just like her Dad – the constant questions really wore me out. I probably gave him a lot of incorrect information – sure hope he does not remember that, or if so, does not hold it against me!

  2. Posted by Doug Smith on August 30, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    She is a genius! I am so proud!

  3. 1. One million!
    2. Because I was born first.
    3. From the windmills in Iowa.
    4. How did birds start what? Be specific!
    I might have a bad habit of answering all of Colin’s questions. I especially like it when he asks, what is that terrible smell? I answer, “Your butt,” then laugh hysterically. Patrick says I should stop, I’m going to scar him for life, or worse, he will say that in kindergarten!

  4. Posted by Rebecca's Mom on August 30, 2012 at 9:10 pm

    Amazing the things she thinks about and comes up with. I love her interest in birding. Have a few for her to identify when she is here.

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