During Coloring Time this week, Abby was asked to complete the sentence "The sea turtle saw some things in the sea. It saw..." I should tell you that I have rarely seen black crayon come home on the stuff she brings home from school - she tends to go for bright colors first. This day, though, I guess she reached to her inner Tree-Hugger-To-Be and came up with this take on the Oil Leak:
Think I'm reading into this too much (which I am, let's be honest!)? Check out the one from the next day:
The reason I know this is a crock is that we don't watch the news and her access to the horrors of what is happening in the Gulf of Mexico. We used to watch the news in the morning, but got rid of the TV in our room in favor of clock radios, in part because of the stuff Abby was seeing. I get my news online, and Anny does not check news to the best of my knowledge.