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Night Time

As she does every night, Abigail made sure her babies were put to bed. She has quite a few babies. And a large number of other friends, who come in the form of a blue otter, a very odd monkey … Continue reading

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A Tutu by Any Other Name

Abigail has been pretty used to going to bed with her Mama lately, and isn’t one to take a change – like Daddy taking her to sleep, for example – lying down. Tonight I managed to grease the wheels with … Continue reading

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Sponge-O

Tonight I told Abigail a very simple Bengal story, but I needed her to provide me with an animal. Her choice? Sponge-O. Your guess is as good as mine. Incidentally, do you know where Sponge-O comes from? Sonia’s house, naturally.

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Abigail and the Dodo

Things I learned while putting Abigail to sleep today: “I want some water.” “Mommy isn’t here. Just Daddy. Abigail isn’t here.” “Daddy is a good girl.” “I’s fixing Daddy’s chin.” “This is Kermie’s ice tea.” I love the way Abigail’s … Continue reading

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Porcine Snouted

In tonight’s story about Bengal and his humble origins, Abigail insisted that we go with a puppy dog. That puppy dog’s name? Pig-Nose.

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The Oral Tradition

There’s a time-honored tradition of storytelling in my family. Well, at the very least, my father did a lot of it. We would ask him for a story and he’d make one up on the spot, almost always a tale … Continue reading

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