The older fox cub is starting the school in August. Last week we visited the school and I looked at a girl looking at him standing in the line looking at the view from the window. He looked so small and I wished his teacher would understand him being a speedy neanderthal who loves books. The school looked cosy, ordinary and quite good. At least it was chosen to be the other one where all the foreign teachers come if they want to know why.
Later we sat on the bus on our way to the daycare.
J: Mom. We aren't going to have paleontology at the first grade. I asked.
T Fox: Yes, I know.
J: What are we doing then?
T Fox: Well, first they'll teach you how to read...
J: But I know how to read already.
T Fox: Then you'll read and read and read a bit more...
J: For how long?
T Fox: Well, first you'll stay there for 6 years, then on the higher level for 3 years and after that another 3 years...
J: ... and then I'll go to the University for ten years and I'm going to be a professor of archeology. And you'll be dead.
T Fox: Err..
J: Can I use your bones?
Later we built these for the forest elves.
an elf home
Originally uploaded by Taiga the Fox.
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