The Standoff

Everyone who goes to that park knows that it’s a pirate-ship plank.


Or at least they did until today.

The boys were lined up. Spiderman in front, with DorkySon second, and Lightning McQueen bringing up the rear.

They stood patiently, waiting their turn, assuming their fiercest, most swashbuckling pose, and then launching themselves along the plank, crashing to the sand below with a bellow.

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Pigs… and Monkeys

It may have been DorkySon’s best day ever.

It was warm and sunny. First of all we walked, then we took a train, and then a taxi.

He wiggled on my knee.

I’m so excited,” he said.

We got out of the taxi, and DorkySon wrinkled his nose up.

What’s that smell?

It’s the animals,” I said.
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