Sunday, September 25, 2011

katydid...



• KATYDID (noun)


The noun KATYDID has 1 sense:
1. large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings
Familiarity information: KATYDID used as a noun is very rare.

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My son asked this summer "What makes that sound"? as we were in the car with windows down in the evening.
"weo weo weo weo"
I grew up thinking and calling them locus, but recnetly found out they are called katydid. My hubby found one on the fence while grilling hamburgers, my son held it and was so kind and gentle.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Oh my legos...



Our Ebay Purchase came in today! Over 10 POUNDS of legos and this isnt it, we are still waiting for: pirate set, tires, large 32" base plate and trees/flowers - Still needing some windshields, then d o n e
Im excited this is one thing in the family we all like to do and can do together. On another note WALMART  had 80% toys today and I happened to walk in when they were marking down. Grabbed the bbq grill pictured for under 15$ and a set of 8 DC comic figher heros for 3$ all + some other small things