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13 Jun, 2014

Garden variety

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy

I don’t know why, but snails crack me up. Is it the fact that they carry their houses on their back, or wave their antenna around in the way that they do, or leave a trail behind them wherever they go, making it impossible for them to sneak around?

Bucket of garden snails II

I shot some photos for a quickie piece on the Capital Parent website but I actually had a bit of fun myself. I’m sure the neighbours were wondering what I was doing out there in the rain…


1 Response to "Garden variety"

1 | Laurel

June 13th, 2014 at 6:57 pm

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“I don’t know why but snails crack me up…” That’s all I needed to read tonight for a great giggle:)

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