Tippy

by Nan Claire Falkner

 

Daddy brought home a puppy.  The kids shouted “You’re the best Daddy in the whole world!”  Paxton, Finley, and Otto screeched at the new addition to the family – an adorable brown lab with a white tip on his tail.

”Well, Sweetums,” Mother said, “You’re going to help!”

The next week, Dad came home from a long trip.   Mom said “Can you give the kids a bath?   Toys too! They’re in the bathroom.  Thanks sweet-ums!”

“Okay, he shouted from the bathroom!”

Later, he came out with the kids and she said

“Who took the bath, you or the kids?”

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14 thoughts on “Tippy

  1. Very glad you are writing again, Nan. For those who don’t know, Nan loves this writing group and the work that Rochelle Wisoff-Fields does to keep it going. Nan had to take a couple of years off for brain surgery — but has recovered and is BETTER THAN EVER !! Simply said, “She’s BACK”.

    Love,
    Your husband

  2. Brain surgery. Yikes. Hope you’re on the mend. Funnily enough, I too dropped off the writing scene for a while. But it’s good to be back. Story wise, I liked it. A good piece to ease yourself back in. Nice and light hearted as I remember your stories from a while back

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