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Sail Away, Sail Away, Sail Away.




I had found a wonderfully long piece of bark, I think it is birch.  At any rate, it was the kind that peels off the tree in long, thin sheets.  Habia encontrado una pedaza larga de la corteza del arbol, tal vez de abedul.

I called Miss M over and exclaimed, Oh look at this wonderful piece of bark.  We had it in the car for a few days before we actually went somewhere that we could use it.  One of the crafts in our Earthways craft book required a piece of bark, and I had wanted to make this for some time. We went to a lovely fountain, and I remembered the bark, et voila, we made some little boats and set them sailing. For some reason I imagined it would be more complicated, but some of the cutest things really are just so simple.  We made three little boats in about a minute a piece.  

Llame a Senorita M y exclame, ay mira ese pedazo hermosa de corteza.  Lo tuvimos unos dias en el coche, antes de pudimos utilizarlo.  Una de las actividades en nuestro libro de actividades, Earthways, require igual una pieza de corteza de arbol, y quise hacer el proyecto por un tiempo ya.  Habiamos ido a una fontana en un parque, cuando acorde de la pieza de corteza, et voila, rapido hicimos tres barquitos de vela, y los pusimos a navegar.  Por una razon u otra, imaginaba el proceso mas dificil, pero la verdad es que cada barquito solo tomo un minuto en fabricar.  A veces las cosas mas lindos realmente son tan faciles. 




And so we cast off.....






and set sail.....




under a sunny blue heavens with puffy white clouds..........
bajo un cielo azul con nubes de algodon.

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