The Kitchen Gang

The Kitchen Gang

October 25, 2010

They can't all be winners.

Peggy asked about the Beer Lizard, so here’s the story. Beer Lizard has been a member of the family for I don’t know how long. Back when we used to have the Fourth of July cookout at our house, Beer Lizard would hang by his tail from a tree – at the ready to open whatever beverage you had.

B.L. was joined by Peeler Bird when Kathryn gave it to us long ago. Again – in days I can barely remember. (Lloyd likes to call it Stripper Bird, but I don’t think that’s appropriate.)

Beth gave us Bag Hippo and PorcuScrubber a couple of Christmases ago. They seem to be getting on with the others famously.

Bag Hippo has to share the glory with a drawer full of clothespins.

His pointy nose reminds me of the glory days when Hi-C Fruit Punch came in a giant can.  Glug, glug, yum, yum.

They are a fine family of animals who keep our kitchen clean, tidy, and full of peeled carrots and open bottles. Thanks, guys.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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3 Responses to “The Kitchen Gang”

  1. Brad Said on:

    You guys are like the Flintstones! Do you have a small elephant sitting next to your sink that sprays water whenever you want to wash dishes?

    Reply

  2. Peggy Said on:

    They’re so cute!!

    I see the interest in polictics in your household reaches even to your kitchenware…you have your own little Animal Farm right there in your drawer. Who’s the leader, who’s the leader?

    Reply

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