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Sunday, June 19, 2011

A Special Gift for Daddy

Adila was sitting on her porch. It was father's day and she did not have a special gift for her father. She sat with her face resting in her hands. A bee buzzed around in the garden. It was a big fat fuzzy bumble bee. She watched as it danced in the air.


"What do you think I should get daddy for father's day," she asked out loud.


As if the bee heard her, it danced in circles until it landed on a lavender flower.


"Daddy likes the color purple, but he is allergic to flowers," she shook her head.


The bee danced in circles away from the garden. Adila stood up and followed it. The bee landed on leaf near a bunny napping in a patch of grass.


"How cute," Adila whispered, "but daddy is also allergic to animal fur," she shook her head.


The bee passed a frog sitting on a lily pad and circled over the pond with little fish. Adila thought for a while.


"Daddy does like to fish and this is his favorite pond, but we did that yesterday," she shook her head.


Adila followed the bee as it danced in circles until it landed on her porch. Adila sat down on the porch with her face in her hands.


"I'll never find a special gift for daddy for Father's Day," she said shaking her head.


With a zip and a buzz, the big fat fuzzy bee quickly disappeared into the trees behind the garden. Adila heard a buzz, then two, three, and four, then more. She looked up and saw many big fat, fuzzy bumble bees dancing in circles in her garden. The bumble bees formed the shape of a heart and buzzed loudly for Adila to hear and see. Adila smiled a great big smile.


"I know what I can give daddy for Father's Day," she said nodding her head.


She ran into the house and jumped into daddy's arms and squeezed him tight.


"I LOVE YOU, DADDY," she said with all her heart.





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