Thursday, August 13, 2009


Pooh-Pa (my dad), being commander 'n chief of his property has strategically placed a line of defence (in the form of 8 or so little plastic army men) along the post of a trellis off of his back patio. The militia are defending the yard and garden from the impending attacks of enemies and foes such as but not limited to: rabbits, gofers, deer, little birdies, and the annoying helicopter pilot neighbor (who threatens The Association's Air Space Treaty daily).

Impressed by President Pooh-Pa's line of defense I asked him if he would be willing to send a few troops over seas (down a state) to defend my property. I now have said troops, but face a quandary... only having a limited number of marines at my disposal (2), I need to carefully select where I will station my troops.

Should they defend my tiny garden, as they did for Pooh-Pa? After all, yard and garden defense is their expertise.

Or should I put them on boarder patrol?

You never know when national security could be threatened. Terrorist always sneak up on you when you least expect... like while brushing your teeth.

Maybe the bad guys are after my laundry?

Or dinner?

The enemy could be at the gate.

Our popsicles, blueberries, and chicken nuggets could be in grave danger.

I am just not sure where to fortify my defence. What do you think?


  1. Haha, ah Twin... Thanks for a really good chuckle! That was cute.

    Although I say, if the enemy is after my laundry, they can have it!

  2. Fun post. My kids love playing with those army men!!

  3. I'm so glad you sent me your blog. It is so fun to reconnect and get updated on your family. I hadn't heard you are remarried, congratulations. I loved seeing the pictures. Tell your oldest that we still remember the time we were baby sitting him and we went in to check on him and found he was buck naked because he had taken all of his clothes and diaper off. Hee Hee

  4. Katie!

    Cute Post! It made me laugh!! I hope your back is feeling better =)