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Re: Winter

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freckles spots (freckles_spot)
Wed, 09 Dec 1998 20:44:23 PST


>
>Try teaching about winter in Florida where most of the kids never made
a
>snowball or experienced really cold weather. The way I get them to
relate is
>to turn up the A/C and and then give them ice cubes! We shiver here
at 50
>degrees. It's a whole new way of life down here, folks!!!
>
>Marsha in warm 80 degrees Ft. Lauderdale
>
This reminded me of a cute story about my son. He was born in Orlando,
Florida and had never been in cold weather. We had planned a trip up
north for the holidays and got stranded in St. Louis because of a
terrible snow storm. Our coats were in our suitcases, which were on
their way to Oklahoma...so we were freezing as we waited for the taxi to
take us to a hotel. At one point, my three year old son looked at me
and said, "Mommy, will you buy me some of those socks for my hands?" I
looked around for someone with socks on their hands and realized he was
talking about their GLOVES. I smiled at him and said, "Yes, baby, I
will buy you some socks for your hands."

Judy...who now lives in Oklahoma where her son knows what gloves are
first (and second) hand.

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