A Card from RG
March 8, 2008
But first before the first, a birthday card envelope recently arrived. The handwriting on the envelope was very neat, too neat for the handwriting of a four-year-old girl, even though she is “almost grown up.” But we had a guess who sent the card.
Inside was a card and inside the card was picture of a brown sun shooting down brown and red rays on what looks like rocks and an umbrella in blue and green. Also there was a long blue squiggly I suspect is a worm. (See below.)There was also a little letter.
I don’t have a scanner. So I will have to simulate the writing as follows:
The regular writing was probably written by a mommy. The bold caps represent the part that was probably written by a four-year-old girl who is probably practicing her writing.
Dear Grandma and Grandpa,
Thank you for the GARDENINE TOOLS. I played with them with Mia and Ali. [Mia is RG’s best friend who lives across the street. Ali is her little sister.]
I found a
Worms help the soil.
My favorite tool is the shovel.
RG still is a little creative in how she spells her name, but so was William Shakespeare. And I doubt that Willy wrote or drew any better at four years of age.