Kickass and the unicorn
Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that as the keeper tried to generate some deep thinking in the middle of the night, the motion sensor turned on the light down by the basement entry, flooding bright light up and down the driveway, and stirring the keeper’s curiosity to the point where he thought about getting out of bed to see what was going on. But that is far as it went—just thinking about it, since the keeper was sure that it would be the unicorn again, and when you have seen one unicorn you have seen them all. That keeper’s unicorn sighting a month or so ago seems to have coincided with the appearance of the pterodactyl at the bird feeder during the most recent Wisconsin blizzard. The pterodactyl was feeding on Passenger Pigeons and prontothori warblers and…………
At this point Kickass must report that an attempt to capture and cage the keeper for treatment of his Winter plague was unsuccessful when the ambulance could not make it up the keeper’s ice-covered driveway. The keeper is now resting comfortable behind the coats in the darkened entry closet.
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