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Psalm 78
. . . we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power, and the wonders he has done. .
so the next generation would know them . . . and they in turn would tell their children.
Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Lane and E.B. White

Lane was the last one at the breakfast table and he was talking to no one in particular:
"...the keepers are kind
And one baboon has a pink behind
The entire aim of a well-kept zoo
Is to bring the animal world to you!"
This is a snippet from a poem by Sam Beaver, the boy in The Trumpet of the Swan, by E.B. White. Lane has been listening to the audiobook and reading along in his paperback copy for days. I'd wager that he has large chunks of the story committed to memory, not just this funny excerpt from the poem about the Philadelphia Zoo--
"Of all the places on land and sea
Philadelphia Zoo is the place for me
There is plenty to eat and a lot to do
There's a Frigate Bird and a tiny Shrew..."

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