Category A Little Personal

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy in Battle (Sort Of)

“The Water buffalo can sense puma danger lurking— What’s the matter?” “I don’t want to be a puma today. I just don’t feel it.” “For heaven’s sake. What do you want to be then?” “How about a crocodile? That would be fun.” “Okay, whatever. The water buffalo senses a crocodile danger.” “Wait. A water buffalo […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Explore the Meaning of Life

“It’s a beautiful day to be outside, Lucy.” “Huh? Oh yeah. I think this white spot moved.” “Look at the oodles of sunshine.” “Uh-huh. What’s that above the window?” “You ought to pay attention to nature instead of being distracted by superfluous things.” “Okay. I’ll get down close to the yard and won’t be distracted.” […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – The Water Buffalo and The Puma

“Hey, Lucy. How about a game of tug-o-war?” “Oh, I don’t know. I was thinking of something rougher.” “Like the puma takes the water buffalo by surprise?” “Yeah, and the water buffalo prepares a defense.” “There is no defense as the puma goes for the soft underbelly.” “Which the water buffalo protects with sharp hooves.” […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy Needs Entertainment.

“Hey, Lucy. Do you want to play with Eel? “Gee, I was just getting ready for a nap.” “Yeah, but look how much fun we can have.” “Call the boss; maybe he’ll play with you.” “Ah, Dad. Let’s do the tug-o-war.” “Sure, Anything you want.” “That’s the ticket. Now drag me.” “You sure your teeth […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy Finds a New Playmate

“Hey, Lucy. I hear something over there.” “Might be a lawnmower. Let’s go see.” “Look at this. A little something running around here.” “I don’t see anything.” “Over here. Not over there. It’s over here.” “I wouldn’t touch anything that’s on the ground running around.” “Look, it’s the cutest. I wonder if it wants to […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Look for the Sun

  “So what do you want to do today, Little one?” “I’m thinking about a big bunch of sun worship.” “I don’t know about that. looks like the sun has the day off.” “That can’t happen. When it is time for a sun bath it should be there.” “I hate to bring this to your […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy at Leisure

“So you think you heard something over there?” “Yeah, it was like a snarl of a puma.” “You stay here. I’ll go investigate.” “Sound like a plan.” “I looked everywhere. There is no puma.” “I know what I heard. Maybe it moved.” “You continue with your nap. I’ll risk life and limb and look around […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Playtime

“Lucy. You want to play ball?” “Gee, I was just getting ready for a sunbath.” “But that little stip of the sun will be bigger later. The ball’s behind you.” “Still nice and warm out here.” “Take a turn with the ball.” “Okay, I’ll toss it.” “Did you toss it? I don’t see it.” “It […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy in Their Backyard

“What’s Mom doing?” “Watering the roses.” “Why do they need to be watered?” “Everything needs water to grow, Little One.” “Is that why Dad puts water on the new tree?” “Yup. The very reason.” “It looks like the tree has been watered.” “I’m so glad you keep your eye on these things.” “Hey, Lucy. Check […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy Say Goodbye to the Grass

  “Well, Little One, the time has finally arrived.” “Time? What time?” “Time to say your farewells to this grass.” “Where’s the grass going?” “The workers are coming to take it away and install artificial turf.” “Artificial Turf? Why’s that?” “Cause the Boss is tired of trying to grow real grass.  Shade and you and […]