Our brilliant dogs have developed a new hobby, collaborating with a particularly rambunctious young deer: Inter-Species Standoff! The deer comes right up to our fence and says, "Nyah nyah nyah! You can't catch me!" The dogs bark their fool heads off. The deer prances; the dogs bark more. And so on. The deer is several times the size of the dogs, and could easily jump the fence, but the dogs clearly hold the noise advantage.
In antiwhines -- even though I enthusiastically endorsed the Mothers Against Mother's Day Movement last week, and expected a quiet [ha!] day alone with the domestic and native wildlife, my son rode the bus and his bike to visit Sunday. We've had our ups and downs, as some might recall, but it was terrific to just hang out with him. And he brought an anti-Hallmark card:
What's new by you? Bring your whines and antiwhines both big and small, funny stories and turns of phrase. Passing the virtual popcorn.