When
· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · May
· · · · 30 (1 entry)

Family Moment · The back porch door was open and our adorable lit­tle almost-two-year-old, all gold­en curls and pink dim­ples, was wan­der­ing in and out. One time as she was com­ing in, I no­ticed Mar­lowe the cat was sort of hov­er­ing around her; then the air was full of fe­male shriek­s: “She’s got a dead rat!” And so she did, hold­ing it up all ea­ger to please, while Mar­lowe looked con­fused and ir­ri­tat­ed. A fair-sized one too, with a good five inch­es of dan­gling tail. A few sec­onds lat­er, she was just as con­fused and ir­ri­tat­ed as Mar­lowe, for the same rea­son, and the corpse was head­ed for dis­pos­al ...
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