Not that I have run out of things that I want to say thank you for, but I feel like I’m rambling, just like Momma. Not cool. I am trying to establish a cool, big boy image. So for now, this might be the last of my list of things that fill up my heart. I think.
When Momma was looking over the spiderweb page…no…the looking page…no, no, no…the website (!) the other night, I got to sit on her lap. Normally I touch all the buttons and have to get down, but my self control was at an all time high. So we looked at the animals. I love animals. Daddy calls me a little monkey sometimes and says I act like an animal. Best thing I’ve heard if you ask me!!
When we were looking at all the super cool animals, I decided they make me feel happy and thankful. So today, I’m saying thanks for all the animals I know.
Benson and Ellie– Well, I’m pretty sure you know how much my heart dances when I see you every day. You are goofy. You are my puppies and friends. Thank you for cleaning my face and hands. Thank you for bringing me back my bouncy balls. Thank you for running with me. Thank you for cuddling. Most of all, thank you for eating the food I don’t want to eat….ssshhhhh.
Stitch– For a cat, you are super cool. Even though it’s part of my chore list to feed you, I’m happy to do it. AND, even though your best friend is Bob the bobcat (who eats all my chickens and takes my egg money away), I still like you. Thank you for being soft and easy when I give you too big of a hug. Thank you for bringing me sleeping mice to play with. Thank you for sharing your food with me…ssshhhhh. (You won’t find a picture of him because … let’s face it- he is a cat and he’ll do what he wants, which is NOT letting me tackle him for a picture.)
The Ladies– Aaaa, the Ladies. You are a fun bunch of birds. I could watch you run all day it’s so fun. Your little chicken dance is catchy as well. Again, even though it’s part of my chores to feed you and collect eggs, I think it’s fun! There’s also that time you ate all the lettuce I helped plant. For that I say thanks because lettuce makes me gag. Thank you for giving me eggs to eat, and eggs to sell for my piggy bank fund. Thanks for not pecking my hand too hard. Well, maybe you could be a little easier. And thanks for not telling Momma when I repeatedly try to make your eggs bounce…ssshhhhhh.
Luther and Iris– When I visit Papa and Gram, I get to see you. First of all, Luther, thanks for not eating me (and Lyla) you gigantic, monster tall dog! Thanks also for making me laugh when you back up and sit on the couch or my lap like a person! You’re a dog…sitting on a couch like a person- it doesn’t get much funnier than that in my world. And Iris, eventually, you have decided I’m okay. I could tell you’d like me once I got bigger. Thank you for cuddling with me the other day. And thanks for ALWAYS alerting us when there is a squirrel, a bird, another dog, or anything moving outside Papa and Gram’s house. (I don’t have a picture of Iris because she is small and squirelly. I will work on that.)
I just love animals. I do. Now, if I could convince Momma and Daddy to get one of those cool camels or chimpanzees from the imagery site in this house, we’d be really happy! I’d even say “please” and “thank you”!