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Super Ella

Just as I predicted the other day I got locked out while taking some trash out. I didn’t know how to feel about the fact that Ella was my only hope to get back into the house.

So I stuck my finger in the mailbox slot and started calling out for her. Ella was watching some of the Brazilian videos (a Barata, etc), so I wasn’t surprised that it took her a while to hear me. But there she came, looking around her, trying to find me. She was about to rush up the stairs when I said: “ella, mom is here!”

She looked back and then focused on the mailbox slot, first in disbelief, then in amusement and asked: “mommy?”

I instructed her to fetch a chair from the kitchen, and she quickly obliged. I asked her to push it really close against the door, so she did. I asked her to turn the knob down, but was discouraged by the fact that I had a feeling that neither did she know what a door knob was, nor did she know how to open these English knobs. Took her a few minutes to figure it out, but she did it!

As she would say herself: super Ella to the rescue!


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