Posts Tagged ‘frog’
“Oh no, what happens when it counts down to zero?”
“It means the chicken is done. I mainly use it as a kitchen timer.”
I wish it was as easy to change an adult’s mood as a small child. Bad news would always be followed by stickers or chocolate milk. “I lost my mortgage but these are some fine gummy bears.”
A hammer is probably the most commonly substituted tool. You might use a rock, soup can, back end of a screw driver. It rarely works as good though and you can do a lot more damage to you other things when you miss the nail with the softball-sized rock you pulled out of the garden. It’s also a lot less common to have a pocket-sized hammer than a pocket screwdriver or saw.
Frogs and toads were always a cool thing to find as a kid. They would hop when you poked them in the behind and they stuck to things. There was one year though where some sort of perfect storm happened in the breeding climate of the local toad population. You could hardly walk anywhere without stepping on one. The roads developed into an M.C. Escher horror movie of little toad silhouettes and skeletons intertwined into a never ending layer of browns and greens.