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Katelyn Bernards, 6 likes the creepy crawlies on sale in the toy and book section of the Ridge Route Communities Museum.
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Hannah and Katelyn Bernards dress up and bring their tooth fairy money to the museum to visit, chat, color big pictures of flying condor and select new creepy crawlies for their collection.
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Museum Historian Bonnie Kane gave the girls a big coloring sheet of a flying condor.
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Katelyn shows off her coloring page of the condor, along with her velvet-chiffon party dress and froggie boots.
By Patric Hedlund
“Centipedes are disgusting because they like mud,” said Katelyn Bernards, 6, who was quick to add she has one in her personal collection of plastic “creepy crawlies.” She also likes lizards, tarantulas, scorpions, snakes, and she just bought a butterfly.
Katelyn and sister Hannah, 5 brought their tooth fairy money to the Ridge Route Museum Sunday, Jan. 16 to buy the 25 cent critters from the book and toy section of the Ridge Route Museum in Frazier Park (open 12-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 3515 Park Drive). The sisters were walking to the store for milk with mom, Rita Bernards.
Museum Historian Bonnie Kane said the girls like to dress up to stop in for a museum visit, where there is always something adventurous to see. The girls turned to coloring big pictures of flying California condors. Kane finished putting up a new display about Christo’s famous 1994 Umbrella Project along the Grapevine. Then Katelyn showed off her froggie boots and velvet-chiffon party dress.
This is part of the January 21, 2011 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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