Jasper and Ralph could only watch helplessly behind the locked door at the aftermath outside–when the Small Rodents truck collided with the Small Flightless Birds truck . . .
. . . ours is but to hang and dry.
The Eiffel Tower:
The Taj Mahal:
The Roman Colosseum:
The Leaning Tower of Pisa:
Wait! Don’t go–I was going to spruce it up with a sprig of parsley and put it on a fancy plate beside a gorgeous table setting, but I only had a few minutes before heading out the door. Besides, it’s what’s inside that counts:
Cheese and bacon! It’s like the Big Mac of meatloafs–without the bun.
Here’s what people are saying about it:
“It’s good, Mom. It’s not the pyramids, but it’s okay.” (my son) Like he’s ever tasted the pyramids.
“Mmmm…” (my daughter)
“Meeoomoreooww. . .” (my cat) All right, I made that up. My cat snubbed her nose at it.
“Rrrrrruff!” (my dog)–okay, I made that up, too. But she did ask for seconds.
It’ll be all gone before it even has a chance of making ‘wonder of the world’ status so I’m just letting you in on what might be the best kept secret of the modern-day world.
If nothing else, it should conjure up memories of your mother telling you it’s what’s on the inside that counts; that you can’t judge a book by its cover; yes, you have to eat every last pea–and a slew of other clichés you thought you’d squeak by without.
I’ll try to get out more.