Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Family members

Dog 1- my "grandson", sitting on my daughter's front porch, waiting for me to take him with me when we go to pick the children from their kindergarten
Dog 2- looks so sweet and innocent, caught in the middle of the night sleeping in a forbidden place.


31 comments:

  1. I haven't heard the term 'kindergarten' since I was a very young boy at school.

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    1. I thought it was an everyday word?

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    2. Me too, even Google told me it is ok, but you can never know with Google.

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    3. I went to Kindergarten where one woman taught all ages from 4 to 7. I learned to read with her and then she told my mother there was no more she could do for me at 4 1/2 and I left and went to Prep school. My brothers all went to a different kindergarten. I am not sure I know of any kindergartens around here anymore though.

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    4. But the first class at prep school is probably still called the kindergarten part of the school.

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    5. How do you call the daycare for 3, 4, 5, years old?

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  2. Something is wrong with my English , i know it all the time... i picked it somewhere in Blogland..

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    1. I think your English is very good!

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    2. Realy? thank so much Rachel, so many times i think about deleting the blog because i feel so stupid with my English.

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  3. Cute grandpuppies! I think the one in the first photo could use a hair cut above his eyes. It must be hard to see through that fur! :)

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  4. He just got a hair cut Jennifer, it was a windy day He is a good dog, a small one that thinks that he is very big, some big dogs in the neighborhood realy respect him so much.

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  5. Dog No 1 is very much my sort of dog; I like them medium sized and scruffy (unlike my present dog).

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    1. You would like my schnauzer then Cro ! Though by lunchtime he will be less scruffy, as he has his 6/7 weekly grooming this morning.

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  6. If i will ever have a dog when i shall be realy old, this is the kind of dog i want.

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  7. Dogs are so much part of a family. My daughter too has grand babies ... dogs, one named Bella and the other Ferguson. I have always known kindergarten as a word.

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    1. The dog2 Wasay, we got 10 years ago when our neighbor's son went for a year to the USA and ask us to keep her for 1 year. She never went back to him when he returned.

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  8. It is raining here so our two dogs, big ones, are inside. They rule us and one even talks, kind of. We have 2 doggy grandchildren Blossom and Angus. And yes, I send them a little Xmas gift each year. Having four children I expected more than two precious human grandchildren so doggy grandchildren are fine by me. Dogs truly are wonderful.
    Margaret

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    1. All over the world dogs are rulling their owners in a very delicate way.

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  9. Never a truer word written yael x

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  10. Your English is always perfectly understandable Yael, so please don't worry. Here in SE England, my granddaughter went to" nursery"all day from the age of about 6 months( just 2 days a week, and they had to pay). She then started " pre-school" just before she was 4 ( paid for ) for a year and then " infant school" at nearly 5, where she still is. The next step will be " junior school" at 7.

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  11. Iknow that i am making a lot of mistakes Frances, but i am too lazy to check, thank you .

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  12. In the U.S. children go to private (i.e., the parents have to pay for all of it) day care or pre-school until they are 5. After that, what we call public school (paid by taxes) is free. Children spend a year in kindergarten before starting elementary school, which usually lasts from 1st - 5th grade. Middle School (also called Junior High in some places) usually runs from 6th - 8th grade. High school runs from 9th - 12th grades. There are exceptions and regional differences, but there is always kindergarten.

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  13. Almost the same sistem here, so now i can be quiet about using the word kindergarten. Gary never came back too see how his comment took the focuse from the family members.

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  14. Kindergarten is a perfectly normal word. It's used all the time in the north of England. Maybe there are regional differences. Like dog 1. Friendly sort.

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  15. So it was not a big mistake as i thought.

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