E: Twice the babies means twice the crying, twice the diapers, twice the fussing.
A: Twice the giggles and twice the joy. That’s what dad says.
E: Well, mom says we were a pain. She says Lola died because of us.
A: It’s not like Shelby died or anything. Who even remembers Lola?
E: Shelby does, I bet.
A: Anyway, introductions are in order. I’m Arianna.
A: I’m going to be a famous artist someday.
E: Either that or you’ll end up being art. How much glitter do you use, anyway? It’s all over our room.
A: You’re doing it wrong. Introduce yourself.
E: Elleanor. It’s a stupid name, it’s got too many L’s.
A: Dad says your named after a famous woman. Um… Elleanor Eldridge, she was a successful business woman around the 1800s.
E: That makes me the oldest then. Henry is from the 1900s and you’re named after someone who is still alive.
A: I don’t think it works that way.
E: Well it should.
A: Nevermind that. Remember why we’re here. You want to tell the good news, or should I tell-?
E: We’re going to Granite Falls!
If anyone has been paying attention – up until this generation I’ve always only given the heirs glasses (even in gen 4, when it flipped from Bond to Boris I removed Bond’s glasses). In this case both girls have glasses since as female twins I figure they’re both eligible.
Here’s our three gen 9 kids.