This is my mother- the original Wonder Woman. Not only did she and my father raise 5 children to (nearly finished!) adulthood, she has a bounteous garden, is working on finishing her degree, and pulls out the 5-inch-thick "Webster's Dictionary" whenever someone asks "What is a...?" She ALSO babysits Ernie every Friday night- now THAT is wonderful!
By the way, for those who don't know, a cockle is a noun:
|1.||any bivalve mollusk of the genus Cardium, having somewhat heart-shaped, radially ribbed valves, esp. C. edule, the common edible species of Europe.|
|2.||any of various allied or similar mollusks.|
|3.||cockleshell (defs. 1, 2).|
|4.||a wrinkle; pucker: a cockle in fabric.|
|5.||a small, crisp candy of sugar and flour, bearing a motto.|
|6.||to contract into wrinkles; pucker: This paper cockles easily.|
|7.||to rise in short, irregular waves; ripple: The waves cockled along the shore.|
|8.||to cause to wrinkle, pucker, or ripple: The wind cockled the water.|
|9.||cockles of one's heart, the depths of one's emotions or feelings: The happy family scene warmed the cockles of his heart.|
That's what the dictionary said!