"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

Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Right To Silence

Now you might remember that the goatmother and the goatfather recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. As a result, they went away for a couple of days. Just two. When they got back, the goatmother was putting fresh hay in my corner feeder when she happened to notice something on the floor mixed in with the hay. "What's that?", she asked. No one said anything. As a matter of fact, you could have heard a pin drop - and that's pretty hard to do on a floor covered with hay.

Here is what the goatmother found:

"Marigold ... ", says the goatmother. "What have you been up to while I was gone???"

It wasn't me! Besides, if you'll notice it says 'Coors Light'. For goats' sake! That's not EVEN beer!

"The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails." - William Shakespeare.


Brenda said...

My sweet LaMancha, Holly, comes running when she sees anyone with a blue BudLight can. She begs for her share and if the can gets tipped to her, she'll guzzle the whole thing. So ... I'm not convinced about the reasoning behind the "Light" on the evidence can. Hope ya all had a great time!

Lisa said...

Oh Marigold, do we need an intervention?

Marigold said...

Dear Brenda,
It is because Holly is a LaMancha. It has to do with the lack of ears.

Dear Lisa,
No need to intervene. I can handle it ALL on my own.

Danni said...

Are those upper teeth marks I see on that can?!


Kelly said...

Marigold! Not you little goat. It (Coors) is not good for goatie livers. Stick with the home brew.

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Well, that is just funny on *so* many levels!

Marigold, I see you as more of a Guiness girl! ;)