Kirk & Karine had a lot of shopping to do for their downstairs bathroom
. Naturally, we were delighted to babysit Samuel, and we planned to take him to the Jack Pine Trail to feed the chickadees and look for the resident deer. reno
The first thing was to help Grandpa get some sunflower seed from the basement. Barbara brought some apple pieces for the deer, but they must have been on vacation, as we did not see them, although Bill had seen five a couple of days previously.
Progress was slow, as Samuel wanted to look at everything. We decided to put him in the sled and pull him to the feeder area.
He repeated over and over "oiseaux mangent".
Finally, with Grant's help, SUCCESS! There were also other birds, squirrels and families to keep him entertained.
He enjoyed a bath, and went down for a long nap. He now wore his Saskatoon Roughriders football shirt as his plaid shirt had some lunch on it. We noted the
After nap time, we went for a walk over to the apartment hill and play structure for some sliding and to give the dogs a run.
We had raclette for supper. As Samuel started to fade, Barbara gave him some margarine containers to play with. He quickly figured out how to get those lids off and back on again.
It was a very stimulating day for the little guy.