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Rooster blues

We have new neighbors a few doors down. They brought with them all manner of motorized toys: The snowmobiles are lined up in the backyard like unsold Hummers, the woods across the street are filled with the growl of four-wheelers churning mud, and the other night, the hour before sunset buzzed with the whine of a motorized scooter.

They also brought a rooster. Roosters do not only crow at dawn; they crow all day. And their cry isn't a rhythmic "cock-a-doodle-doo"; it sounds more like a member of the Vienna Boys Choir being garroted.

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tanadariel
Jul. 18th, 2009 04:29 am (UTC)
Maybe you could get an ice cream truck to play the "Turkey in the Straw" to accompany them.
patrick_vecchio
Jul. 18th, 2009 12:44 pm (UTC)
I'm not quite sure what to make of the fact you remembered that post.

At any rate, the truck cruised the neighborhood last weekend, prompting me to wonder (again) about improvised explosive devices at curbside.

tanadariel
Jul. 19th, 2009 02:11 am (UTC)
Haha. For some reason, both Chris and I remember that post. In fact, whenever we see/hear the ice cream truck, we laugh. Consider it a testament to your storytelling skills.
callioperato
Jul. 18th, 2009 06:31 am (UTC)
"it sounds more like a member of the Vienna Boys Choir being garroted."

^ hahaha oh no!
patrick_vecchio
Jul. 18th, 2009 12:45 pm (UTC)
Glad you got a laugh out of it.
nodressrehersal
Jul. 20th, 2009 09:21 pm (UTC)
If you're taking orders, make mine a drumstick...
patrick_vecchio
Jul. 21st, 2009 12:57 am (UTC)
Speaking of drumsticks, so now some kid on the block has got a drum kit. Billy Cobham he ain't.
nodressrehersal
Jul. 21st, 2009 01:36 am (UTC)
Eww boy... although I'm much more partial to drummers than I am to roosters.
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