Posted in DPChallenge, One Good Thing Every Day 2013

One Good Thing Every Day: January 25, 2013

In my previous post, I mentioned an unwelcome guest. My husband’s olfactory and my auditory suspicions were confirmed with a snapped trap yesterday morning. The shrew was tamed!

Then today, near the cluttered toy area–a desirable den for any heat-seeking vermin–I heard a distinct sound, similar to the first. Stifling my fear of skittering creatures–or worse, of dead skittering creatures–I followed the noise to one of the toy bins. The more I listened, the more I recognized my sought-for-culprit. I found him at the bottom of the bin, chattering away.  Grasping him firmly, I headed upstairs.

“I discovered another visitor,” I said to my husband.

“Really?”

“Yes, a chipmunk.”

“Where!?”

“In one of the toy bins. See?”

Horror froze on his face as I opened my cupped hand, revealing…

Theodore the Chipmunk, whose dying batteries had caused his intermittent chattering.

Theodore Chipmunk

I hope that truly debunks the toy trunk’s mystery!

Author:

From A-Z Author Book Reader and Reviewer Christian Diligent Editor Faith-based Giant-in-stature Home Educator Intuitive Java-Enthusiast Knitter Labrador Retriever Owner Mother of Three Boys Note-Taker Organizer Poet Quiet Moments (a rare commodity!) RV Camping Singer in Church Choir T U Violist Wife of My High School Sweetheart X Yarn-Lover (the wool kind and the story kind) Z

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