I have been waiting a whole year to post this one...
First of all, you need to know that today we celebrate Palm Sunday.
"The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast
heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.
They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting,
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!'
...and you need to know that in the Pacific Northwest
the kids at church often use fern fronds instead of palm branches
when they walk through our church in a procession
to commemorate this event...
so imagine our surprise when we got home from church,
let Zoe out,
and found that she returned with her own fern frond
tucked neatly into her collar.
We had a good laugh, but as you can tell she did not quite get the humor of the situation.
I kid you not - this really happened!