Daily Archives: Tuesday, November 30, 2010


My mother is going to Kenya for a bit and sent an email out asking what, if anything, any of us would want from Africa.

I replied asking for a doll and something elephanty, and as I was writing I turned to Squink and asked him:

Squink, Nana is going to Kenya, what would you like her to bring you back from Africa.

He thought with a heavy “hmmmmmmmmmm“, smiled and said: “I want a stone.”

I have to admit, that considering my family, this did not completely surprise me.. we like rocks. However, I felt compelled to ask: “What kind of stone?

He replied, like I had asked a stupid question, with a quick “A special stone.