Bein’ T’ANKFULL is wat it all about *burp*
Posted November 25, 2009
Buddha Girl: WOW! Lookit dis swell spread we gots fo’ T’anksgivin’! We very fortunate dis year, ain’t we, sisters?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, dis pretty good **reaches for roll**.
Buddha Girl: Dat she was. We gots ta be REAL t’ankfull dis year fo’ her, even if she fall down in de scrip’ depa’tment. She know we likes our eats –
Angry Sparrow: She even give us CAVIAR – you know she feel REAL guilty ‘bout no stories. Mmm, fish eggs –
Buddha Girl: Eh, wat wrong, sister? You face longer’n usual –
Buddha Girl: Eh, sister, dat all very nice you want you horsey boyfrien’ to eat T’anksgivin’ dinner wit us, but you see we got no HAY fo’ him, so wat he eat den?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, de cranberry sauce don’ taste so good wit dat –
Buddha Girl: Awww, sister, dat a nice senty-mint. But you not alone, you gots you sisters here wit you. Fam’ly wat count today. Here, you have piece a’dis nice Key Rhyme pie, and I bet you cheer up fast!
Buddha Girl: Nawww! It jus’ PEEK you appy-tite.
Washi: Ah, I told them you could be thoughtful and kind, Buddha Girl, and this proves it!
Buddha Girl: EH! Who you, an’ why you come in like dis and scare us, sayin’ stuff like dat?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, one moment you not dere, n’next you is –
Buddha Girl: An’ who dis DEY you talkin’ ‘bout, annyway? An’ why you gots WINGS? Mebbe you jus’ fly away, den, and stop scarin’ us –
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, you makin’ de dinner get all cold –
Washi: Haha! Ladies, my name is Washi, and I’ve been sent with a little message for you. Nothing at all to be scared about – I’m indeed an angel, as Tragic Plum has just observed, despite my taste in pants *smile*.
Buddha Girl: You gots lots more ‘splainin’ to do den dat, Mister Wishy-Washy. You still didn’ say who DEY is, an’ how you know our names, huh?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, how you know my sisters’ names – d’o you didn’ say mine. Mebbe you don’ know it.
Washi: Me, avenging? Nooo… despite my name (which means “eagle”). The they I refer to are The Powers That Be, who oversee all in this sphere and others. “They” have been concerned about the behavior of you all in the past. I, however, told them I have faith in you, and “they” asked me to prove it.
Washi: Of course, knowing you as I do, I thought it important to remind you who’s part of “they”… Santa Claus, for one… and the Yuletide holiday is just around the corner… *wink*…
Buddha Girl: Hmmmmm… yeh, Santy… we had “issues” wit him fo’ a while now. But mebbe it couldn’ hurt if you put in de good word fo’ us –
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, maybe you put in a COUPLE good words fo’ us –
Buddha Girl: Eh, how you like you dinner, Mister Wishy? Mo’ dark meat? Oh, an’ pass de bento box appy-tizers, please!
Washi: Certainly, Buddha Girl. Mmmm, this is all quite delicious – my deepest thanks to you, Sparrow sisters, for including me at your table this Thanksgiving.
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, we pretty hospitalable when it called fo’.
Seems the girls have made a new friend, and distracted TP – for now J
Christmas 2009 promised to be an interesting season, starting with this scenario familiar to those with children – with an unexpected twist –