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Don’t Call Us If Your Yard Has Pigs

Family, Novalisms, Personal History | Posted by Kevin W.J.
Feb 20 2012

“Dad,” began Novalie as she rounded the corner to where I lay on the couch, game controller in hand, “I want to ask you something.”

“I think I know what you’re going to ask me, and I don’t know if I can do it.”

“What, Dad?  What do you think I’m going to ask?”

“You want my help to kill a pig in the neighbours’ yard,” I answered immediately.

“I don’t kill animals,” Novalie reminded.  “What’s your next guess?”