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With Christmas rapidly approaching, we wanted to make sure that Mr. Claus knew what we wanted. We start off with Kiska’s Santa Claus letter.
Dear Santa Claus,
First, I would like to apologize for that little incident last year when I yelled at you and the reindeer. You see, as the Chief of Security, is it my job to protect Chez Herd and chase away all intruders. Besides, that reindeer smell really got to me. I promise this year not to yell . . . oh, who am I kidding?
What I really want for Christmas is a magic potion to keep tangles out of my fur. I love, love, love Hu-Dad brushing out my long coat, but I make him stop the second he hits a tangle. Sometimes that doesn’t happen for a while. Sometimes, though, it happens in the first stroke. Either way, game over at that point.
And could you bring my brother, Qannik, just a wee bit of energy to help me with the security patrols. Or a brain. He could use one of those, too. Of course, he has gotten through life so far without using one, so maybe it is ok.
And, most importantly, can you bring something to make those youngsters stop bouncing so much. And make Typhoon and Landon SLOW DOWN. I have to yell at them several times a day and they still don’t change. Sigh.
Anyway, I have been a good girl. I alert Hu-Dad to everything that moves outside – animals, humans, leaves, shadows, wind – so I know he is very appreciative.
Hope you have a safe journey. And keep those reindeer away from my yard.
P.S. – If you want to see one of our neighbors that I have to yell it, check out Hu-Dad’s post on his photography page.
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