As the boys tirelessly worked at building their dam in the creek, I overheard some of Madigan's commentary on the event:
"We are nearly able to enjoy the fruit of our efforts."
"Paugie, we need to work slowly to help the vegetarians keep up."
"We are impressive boys, Mama will have to admit."
As we traversed (rather slowly) back to the car for some much-needed lunch, Madigan said: "Mama, you are faster than you look!" Considering how fast we were moving...