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Portraits of Cool Big Brothers

Cool Big Brother #1 brings you every single Burger King Superman toy, samples that his store received (it’s a store that doesn’t do Kids’ meals). Every single one. They just kept coming out of the backpack, one after the other, as 5-year old eyes got wider and wider. Christmas in June!

Cool Big Brother #2 hits the plastic baseball over Grandfather’s house over and over to your 19-month old wide-eyed and open-mouthed amazement. My brother is Paul Bunyan!

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Tim Ferguson

posted June 27, 2006 at 10:02 am

Every year, around this time of year, my father would take a stuffed elephant toy we had and throw it up over the roof of the house, mindful of the rhyme about the elephant who “jumped so high, he reached the sky and didn’t get back ’til the Fourth of July.” Then, on the Fourth, while we were in the front yard playing with sparklers, Dad would sneak around the back of the house and toss the elephant back over, so it would “get back on the Fourth of July.” We were amazed.
Until the year that the elephant didn’t make it back over the roof. That was the year when, come November, the furnace wouldn’t start. Dad had the furnace man come over and find that the problem was a stuffed elephant stuck in the chimney.
Good aim Dad.
We miss you.

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posted June 27, 2006 at 2:02 pm

Hey, what is Bai Macfarlane doing with Joseph? *grin*

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