Friday, December 02, 2005

Partridge in a pine tree (without a head)

This year I adorned our Christmas tree with darling, 
little birds in all colors and sizes. 
The girls have strategically placed a few of their favorite
 birds on different spots on the tree at eye level since
they are short and can only reach so high. 
Jimmy has attempted to eat them a thousand times during the day
since the birds are at eye level for him, too.
The girls get so mad at him, and I hear about 500 times a day
"Oh no, Clairey, look, he's got another one!"
Enter Claire, the enforcer:
"No, Jim! You are a bad boy. Don't eat our birds."
 I'll give you a bird count on Christmas and let you know how many are left.

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