They stand together on the driveway until the gecko is spotted on the garage exterior wall. A steps back with a small squirmy dance while B takes three steps forward and puts her arms out trying to encourage the gecko to jump to her. She patiently waits and verbally invites this new gecko friend to jump into her arms. Not just once, two more times. Her new gecko friend doesn't seem to be accepting the invitation from the 5'11" teenager. Geckos move pretty quickly here in Florida in their natural habitat and it's amazing this one stays and lingers so long. Maybe the gecko friend is actually contemplating her offer. I wonder if the gecko felt relief when grandpa was ready for that golf cart ride to the the tennis courts.
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