“We’re older than you, but we’re not really old if you’re thinking in terms of the dinosaurs,” Mrs. Miller replied. “I’m almost seventy, but my father calls that young. He’s ninety-two.”
“And I’m just in my eighties,” said Mr. Mac, “so you can leave me be. I’ve heard about those Show and Tell spectacles at your school.”
“Oh, don’t be such a crab,” said his wife, Mrs. Mac.
“Wisteria, I think I can help. My job as a geologist is to find things that are very, very old, even older than the dinosaurs.”
“Older than the dinosaurs? Wow! How far would we have to go?”
“Just to your backyard. I’ll meet you there at three.”
With Mrs. Mac's help, Wisteria was ready for another one of her famous Show and Tell Spectaculars!