Years ago I read a "Peanuts" cartoon where Snoopy said "walk softly and carry a big stick" - I didn't really know what it meant, but I think Eco's trying to teach us.
And if you're fooled into thinking she's growing up too fast, think again because she still spends time chasing her tail! (And that's not an easy photo to capture!)
**(actually snails are not part of this post... sorry. It just sounded like a good title)