“Dis been one BORING summer so far…”
Posted August 19, 2008
Buddha Girl: Yeh, so we got t’ go t’
Super Stevie: Hey! Who ate all the Shellyfish?
Angry Sparrow: Eh, you snooze, you lose.
Buddha Girl: At leas’ she too big to get on dis swell boat dey have in res’raunt.
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, I lose my lunch big time. Watta waste.
Buddha Girl: Next day we gets anudder
lunch for Sister an’ us at de
Angry Sparrow: Eh, he need mine his own business.
Buddha Girl: Den we wen’ to de big openin’ wingding for de Bee Jay Dee convention – lotta big stiffs there! Getta loada de guy in de fancy pants *SNERK*!
Angry Sparrow: You said it. Only good ting, Ms. Shelly give us nice chicken I holdin’.
Buddha Girl: Annyway, so here we at home, BORED outta our skulls, an’ it HOT, too.
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, we sweat like de pigs.
Waramon: Hello, little Sparrow girls! I could not help but overhear you discussing this abominably warm weather we are experiencing. It can be difficult to stay cool *smile*.
Buddha Girl: Hey dere, pervy guy – why you wearin’ a SKIRT?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, wat dat about?
Waramon: *chuckle* This is my way of dressing for the weather – and I think my legs look quite fetching, Miss Plum!
Buddha Girl: WAT? Dose tree trunks? You gots to be KIDDIN’!
Angry Sparrow: You heard ‘a de redwoods – dese WHITEWOODS.
Waramon: True, ‘tis a little short; this belongs to my dear sister, but I think of it more as a kilt -- we are of Scottish descent, you know. **starts to shimmy**
Buddha Girl: Yeh, an’ we Korean, but you don’ catch us makin’ a big ting about it!
Angry Sparrow: Kinda hard when we so little.
Waramon: **happily oblivious** ♪Them summer days, those summer days /…Hot fun in the summertime / Hot fun in the summertime… ♫ **swishes hips back and forth**
Buddha Girl: Dis sure i’nt helpin’ cool us off, no matter HOW much breeze he try ta make!
Angry Sparrow: It jus’ make me queasy *urp*.
Waramon: My word, Tancredi – you remind me of nothing so much as a mobile pampas grass; all that is lacking are the plumes!
Tancredi: I am seem-ply re-cal-leeng ze days of Gauguin, wheen ‘e dees-cover ze na-tu-rel beau-tee of les Îles Marquises, an’ ze free-doms of ze Pol-ly-nesian peoples.
Buddha Girl: Wat – you mean dey no got cloth for clothes, den?
Angry Sparrow: Mebbe dat when you run outta money.
Tancredi: Bee-sides, ze breezes zey feel so good wheen zey blow through ze grasses -- c’est bon!
Waramon: They do flutter and swish rather charmingly – I feel the breezes, too!
Buddha Girl: I tink dose breezes is blowin’ t’roo you HEAD!
Angry Sparrow: If he GOTS one.
Waramon: Brother, dear, isn’t that risky, smoking as you do around the dry silage of your sarong?
Tancredi: Non -- bee-sides, eet ees all bio-dee-gradable. We ‘ave gone vert, n’est pas.
Buddha Girl: Dat a fancy word for ROT, is all!
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, it stink like dat, too.
Hippolyte: Bon jour, little Sparrow soeurs -- is something distressing Madamoiselle Plum more than usual?
Buddha Girl: Eh, it Brudder Brudder! Yeh, no kiddin’, our sister got an eyeful when you brudders come t’roo here. So did WE! Mine if we talk it out wit’ you?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, we got eyeful.
Hippolyte: But of course, dear Sparrows, that is what I am here for, to comfort and counsel –
**a little while later**
Hippolyte: Why is it that I cannot to shake the visions from my head? And I JUST got over the Bastille Day celebrations, too – the migraine THAT gave me; Mon Dieu!
Buddha Girl: Ah, dere, dere. It not so bad – d’o I won’ complain so much ‘bout bein’ bored for a while now!
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, bored lookin’ pretty good.
MANY thanks to Jill in WV for the first three pics in this story, and allowing Super Stevie to appear!
~And my apologies to Sly and the Family Stone for the flagrant abuse of their old hit song.~
Oh yes, Mama is usually right… though I wonder just WHO is the Sparrows’ mother, and where she went…
I enlisted Tabitha as my spokesmodel for a sale post on Zone of Zen, in hopes it would boost appeal –