Thursday, January 04, 2007

Monsters Among Us

We were driving past a field where some Scottish Highland cattle can be seen. There is an especially cute black calf much like this picture. I pointed them out to my children and Edmund (who is three)replied very solemnly,

"We have to shot that one."

I asked why and he replied.

"Him is a monster and him will eat us."

Then I realized he was probably thinking about this:

The Minotaur which we had just read in "The Children's Book of Heroes" edited by William J. Bennett.

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