Saturday, May 14, 2011

Magical Moment 464, "Grandpa Hamster"

I was able to spend a few glorious days with my 2 nephews, Ethan and Zach. Each visit is just like we've never been apart, but every goodbye seems so sad. And after only a few days together, I have more "magical moments" stored up than I can count! This one made me laugh.

Ethan (4 years old) asked me to draw him a family of hamsters. And since the boys know that whenever Aunt Beth visits, she'll do whatever they want, I got the crayons out. I wasn't sure how to begin drawing a family of hamsters, but I gave it my best shot. After a few minutes, there was a mommy hamster, a daddy hamster, and a baby hamster. I thought we were finished until he asked me to draw the grandpa and grandma hamster. Of course! His Granny and Papaw are such a big part of his little life, he couldn't imagine a world without them. So, off I drew.

I held up my final masterpiece for Ethan's approval, when he made it clear that something was horribly wrong. 
"The grandpa hamster doesn't have a mustache!!!"
I immediately remedied this. Of course. How could I have been so silly and careless?! Grandpa hamsters ALWAYS have mustaches!!! 

Can you see the similarity?

                         Grandpa Hamster                                                                             Ethan's Papaw

(Hmmm, maybe I should have signed my art work.)


Eddie said...

={) That's my mustache smile emoticon.

Linda said...

I'm not sure which is cuter...your drawing or Eddie's emoticon. :)

Dawn said...

Hahahahahahah!!!!! OH I LOVE IT! :))))

(sorry i haven't been around lately:( my week was unspeakable;))
Hope you're having a lovely weekend...and keep up the artistic work:)

ds said...

Ha ha! What a great moment! Waiting for more stories of the hamster family...

Mustafa Şenalp said...

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Elizabeth Grimes said...

Eddie, Nice! :)

Linda, Lol, I think Eddie's emoticon.

Dawn, Glad you got a laugh. Missed you!

Ds, Oh there are thousands of moments. I'm sure I'll write more. :)

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