Sticks And Stones

I held up two wooden animals. “Which one is the cow?” I asked The Squirrelly. “Point to the cow.”

The Squirrelly pointed to the cow.

“Good job!” I said. I took all the animals, shuffled them, and held out two more. “Point to the pig. Point to the pig, baby.”

The Squirrelly pointed to the pig.

“Very good! Let’s do one more.” I put all the animals behind my back and withdrew two. “Ready? Point to the chicken.”

The Squirrelly pointed to me.

okay … feelings … kind of hurt …

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