Shopping For My Favorite Things

 

I like to steal from laundry baskets, closets, table tops, well you get the idea.  Mom calls this activity “shopping” and I hear “Henry no shopping!” a lot.

I also love to watch TV and saw THE SOUND OF MUSIC.  Here is a song I made up about shopping, I sing it to THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS from that movie.

Shoes with shoelaces and stinky warm sockies
Bright shiny pennies and used paper napkins
Brown paper packages from Uncle Sam
These are a few of my favorite things

Rust colored squirrels and crisp broken branches
Mom yelling Henry come in for your breakfast
Books from the library or the thrift store
These are a few of my favorite things

Mom in pajamas with plush yummy slippers
Dead leaves that stay on my nose and my whiskers
Open dog treat jars left too close to edge
These are a few of my favorite things

When my Mom yells
No shopping Henry!
When I’m feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don’t feel so bad

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12 thoughts on “Shopping For My Favorite Things”

  1. I could hear your dog singing in my head. It made me think of my little dog, who I miss. She weighed less than a pair of boots, but she would attack socks and carry their limp bodies around in triumph.

    1. She sounds very special. Thank you for taking the time to comment. I’ll let Henry know you enjoyed his song. He worked hard on it! Will you get another dog? Mine are all rescues (3) and they are so special.

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