Thursday, October 9, 2008

Fluff and Puff's Reading Hour

Puff – “Hey Fluff, Linda’s new book, Hex Appeal, is out!”

Fluff (yawning while nibbling on a bit of licorice root) -- “I saw it when I went to Target with Jazz. She picked up a copy.”

Puff (outraged) “You went to Target without me?”

Fluff – “You were attacking that vacuum thingy Krebs had made up to zap our poop, remember? Jazz wasn't going to wait around while you killed it.”

Puff – “Oh yeah. Dumb thing didn’t even squawk when I pounced on it. But I can’t believe you went without me! Did you get anything for us?”

Fluff – “Jazz bought us some MilkBones.” Both bunny slippers brighten up since they love the crunchy dog bones “I tried to talk her into some Hershey Kisses, but she said no way. And she rearranged Linda’s book on the shelves and even put a few copies back in the Halloween section. They really should have put us on the cover.”

Both bunny slippers do their best bunny slipper pout.

Puff heads for the distinctive red and white bags and rummages through the contents. “A t-shirt that reads spooky,” his voice is muffled from the interior of the bag, “Pepperidge Farm Milanos, Halloween Oreos, some DVDs and CDs.” He backs out of the bag, pulling the bag of Oreos with his teeth. Tearing the bag open is a snap for his sharp teeth and the cookies scatter. Fluff immediately moves in for his share. Two minutes later, two slippers lay on their backs with bloated bellies pointing upward. Each discreetly belched.

Fluff, with a soft groan – “Jazz is going to be royally pissed we ate all her cookies.”

Puff – “We’re saving her from herself.” He managed to roll over and return to the bag. “Let’s see what Linda said about us.”

Fluff, refusing to move – “It’s all about us being accused of eating Willie, the Wereweasel at the boardwalk.” He makes a gagging sound.

Puff nods as he pulls out the bag of Milano cookies along with a brightly covered book. “Yeah, like we’d eat a Wereweasel. We do have our standards.” He noses the book open. “We would have been fine if you hadn’t coughed up that button from Willie’s shirt.”

Fluff vigorously defends himself. – “If I’d known it was his, I wouldn’t have gone near it.” He sidled over closer. Pretty soon the bunny slippers were engrossed in the story of witches, vampires, ghosts and bunny slippers.

Fluff – “Hey look! She even spelled our name right!”

Puff smacked him with the tip of his ear. “Of course she did! We told her what to write, didn’t we?”

Fluff shrugged. “Then you’d think we’d be the authors, not her.”

“You’d think so, but Jazz said no way.” Puff looked around. “Let’s go to Linda’s house. Maybe she’s got cookies too.”

"Okay, then let's go to Target and change the author name from Linda to ours!"

16 comments:

  1. This was lol great. I totally love puff and fluff. :)

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  2. Good to hear from the bunny slippers. I think we all have a voracious and bad-tempered bunny slipper somewhere inside . . .

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  3. Haha, Linda this is so funny! I hope we get to find out what they did at your house!

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  4. LOL! Don't believe I'd eat a Wereweasel either, sounds sort of ... slimy...

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  5. Now I'm craving Milanos. Thanks, Fluff and Puff! Let us know if you succeed in hijacking the book. We love a good bunny slipper coup around here!

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  6. I'm glad to see they didn't destroy the Milanos - those cookies have CHUM written all over them!

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  7. Thanks Vicki. Offer them chocolate or carrot cake and they'll be there. Just don't feed them coconut cake, it's like pot for them.

    Linda

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  8. I think we do Christina. Mine are always nipping at my ankle. :}

    Linda

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  9. Thanks Danielle.

    I need to borrow Krebs's vacuum gadget. Those guys won't clean up after themselves!

    Linda

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  10. Cheryl,

    It does show they have their standards as to food choices. Not much, but something.

    Linda

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  11. Marie,

    Hm, Milanos are sold at Target. :}

    Linda

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  12. You go ahead and try to wrestle the cookies from them Chum. Not easy to do, trust me!

    Linda

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  13. Linda~ I love puff and fluff - just keep them away from my cookies. I've got a major jones for Newman's Own Ginger-Os and the chocolate ones are great too. They beat Oreos hands down, and I like to tell myself they're healthy. Organic sugar and fat is much better for you.

    LOL

    Robin :)

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  14. Uh Robin, lock your doors and windows. I looked up and they were gone after they read your comment.

    Linda

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  15. Charming and delightful. I loved the picture of a couple of bunny slippers pouting.

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  16. They do that very well, too, MM!

    Linda

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