The new post from yesterday over at wellthatsjustducky:
Ducky: Hey, Daddy.How’s the book coming?
Me: We should be able to order a proof this week.
Me: Good. Things are coming good.
Me: I thought this would be a good week for us to write one of the posts that people earned by contributing.
Ducky: Write one of the what that who earned by how now?
Me: Sandy from Pennsylvania contributed to our campaign and we agreed to write a post on the topic of her choosing.
Me: I agreed that we would do it.
Ducky: Any other contractual obligations to which you have committed me?
Me: Several. But let’s focus on this for now.
Ducky: I don’t even know this “Sandy.”
Me: Not to worry. She gave us a couple of options and one of them is to talk about how you feel about cats!
Ducky: And the other option?
Me: Come on! Cats!
Ducky: I do not like cats. End of post. How much did she pay for that?
Me: Come on. Maybe we could delve into why you don’t like cats. Learn something new. Gain some insight into the root causes of cat and dog dysfunction.
Ducky: I am not interested in providing free publicity to my nemeses.
Me: Technically she paid so it’s not free…
Ducky: What is the other option?
Me: I don’t think it’s a good choice for you.
Ducky: I keep telling you I’m smarter than you give me credit for. I can wax philosophical on any number of topics. Let’s hear it.
Me: The Alabama Crimson Tide.
Me: Have any clarifying questions?
Ducky: A few. First, what is an “Alabama Crimson Tide.”
Me: It’s what they call the football team at the University of Alabama. I guess the other sports teams too.
Ducky: Uh huh. What does crimson mean?
Me: It’s a kind of red.
Ducky: And I have a follow-up…
Me: A tide is what the ocean does.
Ducky: So it’s like their mascot?
Me: Kind of. But they sort of have a mascot too.
Me: It’s an elephant.
Ducky: A red elephant in the ocean?
Me: No. No. Just an elephant.
Me: I love you, Ducky.
Ducky: I love you, Daddy.