We all love to gather at Mama's at any given time. The family is so large and it is a little hard to get everyone together at the same time, but whenever we can we go and enjoy each other very much.
Guess what it is?
There it is but what is it?
She and her brother have been hard at work tying to find some.
"Doodle bug, doodlebug, your house is on fire"
A boy on a mission see those two holes to the right?
"I need more doodlebugs!"
" Can I see?"
"One for you and one for me."
We know them as DoodleBugs
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Which has cute sayings from around the world.
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In closing let me say until today I never knew what the true name was or what they were. To me they will always be doodlebugs.
Something my grandparents would take us out to the shed with the dirt floor to show us. Where we first pulled a straw from the broom and ever so carefully circled that straw in the holes to call up the doodlebugs. It was not easy to get them to the top but when we did, I would even hold one. Our saying was:
We said it over and over again. I am sure the grandparents were grateful to the doodlebugs for keeping all of us busy for a little while at least....hmmmm...maybe that is why they took us out the the shed and barn....Yep!
"Doodlebug, doodlebug come get your bread and butter."
Hope you enjoyed this story now go find some doodlebugs!