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Charlie's Soap


Thursday, June 23
My cat food brings all the boys to the door

When you live in the suburban sticks as we do, the flora and fauna can be an adventure at times.

One day, you may wake up to a herd of cattle in the front yard when they escape the neighbor's farm, and another day you might have to wait behind Mommy and Daddy Turkey and their 10 waddling poults to get up your own driveway.

I don't have good pictures of that because every time we come home to it, the boys jump out of the car determined to catch a baby for a pet and it scares them off.

Last night, the dogs (behind the fence) were barking up a storm, and then we heard the familiar evening tap on the kitchen door:

(Please note, it was too dark for pictures on the fly, so here you have my artistic rendition of the evening.)


Yes, she knocks on the door, so we did as instructed:


We went about our business until the dogs started up again.

It can be rather annoying, though the cat lives outside, she's been around for a long time, and every time she comes around, the dogs are all, "CAT! CAT! CAT!" as if they'd never seen her before.

But, the barking turned to the "Somebody's here!" tone, so we opened the door:

10:06 AM | Comments (10) |

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Will these lovely renderings be made available in limited edition lithographs? Perhaps through the Franklin Mint? New way to monetize the blog, baby!

Posted by: Angela in Ohio | June 23, 2011 11:31 AM

love it!

hahaha! where were the moose?

Cool. Now, put it all together, add some voice and you've got a way cool picture flip book thingy blog post! [sound of crickets] Never mind.

LOL! This sounds like a Gary Larson cartoon in real life.

How funny! It's not like the animals could be that hungry this time of year.

Posted by: Elisa | June 23, 2011 1:06 PM

You have the best stuff happen to you. I wonder if Samuel L Jackson will be the one doing voice overs for the book on audio?

And this is why I read blogs. You can't make this stuff up!!

I loved that story.

Posted by: LoriW | June 23, 2011 3:43 PM

Somehow I think this would make a good children's book. :)