|"I would LOVE to take you to pick pumpkins,"
said Wiggle. "I haven't driven a couple of sweethearts around since
the days of Walter and Amy.'
"Who are they?" asked Patrick.
"Gee, I think they'd be pretty grown up by now," said Wiggle. "They
were sweethearts that carved their name into my wall many years ago."
"Did that make you mad?" asked Patrick.
"I wasn't upset about it," said Wiggle. "But they weren't allowed
to ride the bus any more after that. I always wondered what happened to
"Look!" said Patrick, "they liked to play tic tac toe!"
"That's not really tic tac toe," said Wiggle, "that was a secret
"What does it say?" asked Patrick with curiosity.
"The X's stand for Kisses, and the O's stand for Hugs. Whoever got
three in a row could say they loved the other the most."
"But they stopped before anyone won," said Patrick.
"Not really," said Wiggle. "If I remember right, they stopped
the game, and called it a tie."