"If providence did beards devise,
To prove the wearers of them wise,
A fulsome goat would then, by nature,
Excel each other human creature." - Thomas D'Urfey

Sunday, March 18, 2007


As previously promised, my turn for the 'vaccination' came around. In retrospect it wasn't too bad. However, a surprise came with it in the form of an apple/cinnamon-flavored paste. Yuk. But in keeping with my newfound philosophical mantra, I found happiness in acceptance. The happiness part came when it was over, mind you, but none-the-less happiness was found just like Zeno said. A wise man that Zeno.

I'm going to have to have a long discussion with Boo, though. She is still holding on to the whole Gandhi, 'I'm not doing this' routine. She's quick on the 'download', but a bit like molasses on the 'upload' . She ended up with more paste on her head than in her mouth. Hey, it wasn't that bad.

But Ella - now that was just disgusting. Miss goody-two-shoes hopped right up there on that stand and stuck her head right into the 'stocks'. She could have cared less. The goatmother was absolutely delighted! She's going to get the mistaken impression that we should all act like that. The whole idea of goat mystique is in jeopardy. And to top it off, when the goatmother showed Ella 'the tube', she actually started licking the stuff. She liked it, for goat's sake! Hey, 'Mikey'! Give it to 'Mikey'! Oy. That goat 'll eat anything!

1 comment:

goatfarmer said...

Talk about a brown nose. There is always someone like that undermining your efforts. Oh dear.