Wednesday, December 11, 2013

A Breakfast Treat

While walking to Café Manila for my morning coffee, I tucked my hand into the front pocket of my jeans and discovered that Dudo had left me a little gift during the night. He must have slipped it in the pocket while my jeans lay folded (I swear they were folded). I think it was intended as a little snack. I ordered one of Fran's freshly made scones to go along with it. The perfect complement. If only there had been lemon curd and clotted cream.

MOUSE REMAINS: TWO BLACK EYES, ONE PINK EAR, AND A BIT OF ELASTIC CORD.
DELECTABLE WITH A SCONE AND MARMALADE.

24 comments:

  1. Used to be very partial to Scones with Butter Strawberry Jam and Whipped Cream

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    1. Tynan:
      I've never had them with whipped cream. I do love them with butter and strawberry jam, but my favorite is lemon curd and clotted cream.

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  2. Oh, how thoughtful of Dudo! Bet it went well with the scone. :) Glad it's a dead mouse toy - I used to have a cat that would bring me dead REAL mice. Yuck!

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    1. Jo:
      Oh, so grateful Dudo can't get me any of those!

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  3. I agree with those who've commented that this is a much better gift than a real dead mouse.

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    1. Stephen:
      So do I. I wouldn't want to reach into my pocket and feel real mouse parts.

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    1. John:
      Your animals only bring things into bed!

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  5. Oh Dudo! You are so generous with your early Christmas presents!! lol
    Mitch, he just doesn't want you to forget about him when you guys are out!!

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  6. This mouse stuff with Dudo and Moose is just the best entertainment :)

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    1. Judy:
      I'm glad you enjoy it. I'll bet not everyone finds it so fascinating.

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  7. Please tell me he didn't eat the rest...otherwise you might be finding other interesting things in the litter box :)

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    1. Cheapchick:
      Oh, no, there are "parts" all over the house... Fortunately, these cats don't eat things they shouldn't. They play with, tear, hide, and scratch things they shoudn't, but they don't eat them.

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  8. what a fine thing to find in one trousers!
    Glad you found it though, imagine if you hadn't !

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    1. Spo:
      Well, I can think of finer things to find in trousers...

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    2. Oh ! Scabrous thoughts indeed !

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    3. Spo:
      I always want to follow the word "scabrous" with "Callooh! Callay!" I know, I know, that was "frabjous," but still...

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  9. Just imagine if it had been a still-twitching real mouse - or little bird.
    It's some years since any of my gang have brought me anything. They must have given up on discovering how unappreciative I'd been - immediately scooping it up and tossing it out the window.

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    1. Raybeard:
      Oh, those jeans would be in the trash... and I'd be in therapy.

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  10. Your post made me smile. No strawberry jam on my scones please - I prefer raspberry jam or marmalade.

    By the way, do you pronounce scone to rhyme with stone or to rhyme with upon?

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    1. Kirk:
      Doesn't stone rhyme with upon? (Just kidding.) Sadly, I rhyme it with stone. It sounds very American and not nearly as delicious. (I would prefer marmalade over strawberry jam, too.)

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  11. The two together make a wonderful still-life too!

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    1. HK:
      A great photo promoting breakfast at Cafe Manila, don't you think?

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