|Brownie Abby and Leader|
Because she's a Junior Girl Scout.
She was a little girl five minutes ago.
No, wait, that was from one of the episodes of Doctor Who we watched last week.
|Junior Abby and Leader|
She's going to be in fourth grade in less than four months.
She'll be ten years old in less than seven.
Please excuse me while I have a minor mommy meltdown.
They were lovely, by the way... nearly a dozen little girls (yes, I said little girls) singing songs and reciting the Girl Scout Promise and displaying the Color Guard and earning badges (and new green sashes) and certificates for perfect attendance. In a dripping drizzle in Seattle, because that's how it works - delightful summery weather for the week before the outside event and then... Seattle. An ice-cream social and little (yes, little, dammit) girls running in wet grass.