Monday, April 26, 2010

appealing to the botanical authorities

She found a dandelion that had gone to seed, a real treasure for her. She held it delicately as we got into the car.

"Mama, I don't think 'dandelion' is a good name for this flower."

I asked what she thought they should be called.

"Well, the magical little ball of magical fluff looks more like a disco ball. Maybe 'dandy-disco.'"

I laughed.

"Mama, I'm not being funny. Let's make this happen."


Anonymous said...

So funny! And apparently she is not the only to think this way. I did a search on Flikr and found:

Thanks for continuing to share! ~Micki

Jennifer said...

Oh, she will loooove that! Thanks for sharing the link.

Kinsey said...

I'm on the Dandy-Disco train. Let's do it.

Heather HS said...

That's awesome.

Anonymous said...

How on earth does she know what a disco ball is??? -speechykeen

Jennifer said...

We focus on the important cultural lessons, Jen.

Anonymous said...

Seriously! Could she get any cuter? "Let's make this happen." I love it!