Monday, April 18, 2011

Ah, sweet innocence

Mr. Witko would appreciate this one. The Misses Pinkerton were looking out the front window where the bird feeder used to hang--there are lots of sunflower seed shells on the ground, as well as a few intact seeds. A little mouse had discovered them and was feeding. The girls were all remarking on its presence, some saying how cute he was (mice are a lot cuter outside than in). The youngest Miss Pinkerton (6) suddenly pipes up: "Kill him!"
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  1. Mrs. P., have you ever thought of writing a feminine version of "Lord of the Flies"?

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  2. I'm living it. (ha ha, not really. In that book, there were no lovely young ladies playing Debussy and Chopin all day long.)

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  3. Oh, Mrs. P., this made me laugh until I cried. Please give the smallest Miss P. a little extra Easter chocolate.

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  4. Our back yard chickens are attracting rats. I startled one when taking out the trash and rather than running away, it appeared to extend a middle digit and saunter off.

    I guess that's the Big City version of watching a cute little mouse nibble on grain outside one's window.

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  5. Mr Blurn forgot to mention that our son (the one who would fit right in "Lord of the Flies") then asked for a gun for his upcoming 6th birthday, so he could shoot the rat.
    (I think he's seen Ratatouille too many times).

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  6. Kolya, will do. Maybe even Lindor.

    Blurns! You overpopulating redneck Aussies clinging to your guns and your bibles...

    Backyard chickens? Since when?

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