Monday, March 22, 2010
Sunshine to Sundance: You see that? Favoritism. That Badger is the apple of HER eye. No fair.
Sundance [little sister to Sunshine]: Well, I heard he was sick, so she is being nice to him. Wasn't SHE nice to you when you got hurt?
Sunshine: Well, yeah.
Sundance: ...and doesn't SHE brush and curry us every day? ...rub us and tell us what good girls we are?
Sunshine: Well ~~ yeah.
Badger [who is nibbling grass on the long end of a lead rope while SHE sits in the yard]: Hey girls, you wouldn't have wanted to feel as bad as I was feeling. But just so you know?
SHE is my favorite human. If you want to be her favorite, stand in line.
Sunshine: Huh, that is rude.
Sundance: I think SHE really likes us all very much you know.
Badger and Sunshine: Whaddya know ... you're not even a yearling yet!
Sundance: I keep my eyes open and my big ears open. I hear talk. You want to be HER favorite? Behave like Badger and never argue with HER, always keep her safe, and give her them big sad muley eyes.
Badger blinks his big muley eyes and gets a rub from HER...glances at the girls and winks.