Baby Huey had the Talking Stick; sacred to many in the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa. No one else could say a word till that little brat relinquished possession. Even the venerable sage, the Face of Everyman was at a loss as to how to move the discussion forward.
No one was quite sure who was the first hatchling of the New Year at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa but the parents of Baby Huey made sure that his photo appeared on the front page of the local paper. The photo brought smiles to most folks faces. the Face of Everyman never did understand why all the fuss; eggs hatched and nestlings fledged almost daily. Where do you draw the line?
Baby Huey wanted to go home. He claimed that he had soap in his eyes and it stung. Mom tried to tell him to get back in the water quit crying. There had never been soap in the pristine waters of the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa. the Face of Everyman remained stoic. He had no skills at consoling bawling kids.
Johnny Dark Eyes was released from two weeks quarantine and incarceration at the village pet store. He returned to the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa to discover he was the proud father of a Brown Headed Cow Bird. the Face of Everyman suggested that J join a local support group on the “Love, Care and Feeding of Parasitic Foster Hatchlings”. As a typical rogue and scofflaw he approached parenting head on … “Boy could Baby Huey put away the chow!”