“Hi, hello there. I heard you were missing your small green Florida pals. I see you’re planting a garden too.”
“Hmmm….those rose bushes look promising. And salad in a pot? Clever!
Photos? Why certainly you may. Just be sure to get my good side.”
“Do you like this beard? I try to eat well to enhance its brilliant orange hue.
Notice any missing bugs around the house? Yes, well that was me. I hope you don’t mind. I love small spiders and beetles and those-who-shall-not-be-named. Some people are quite sensitive about them.”
Oh, I really would, Mr. A. I really would.