Day 235: First in Line

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It is always good to be first.

First in prettiness, first in feathery-ness, first in cuteness….and first in line.

Even if you aren’t sure why you’re in line, you want to be first so you can decide if you want whatever-it-is and nab it.

In the same way, when your large featherless assistant brings home a “first of the season” delicacy, you want to be sure to be the first in the flock to sample it.

And – bonus – this also serves to handily reinforce the proper household pecking order.

Wow! I haven't seen this delicacy in some time. It must be the "first of the season."
Wow! I haven’t seen this delicacy in quite some time. It must be a “first of the season.”
Its bouquet is just as fragrant and fruity as I remembered it to be.
Its bouquet is just as fragrant and fruity as I remember it to be.
Let me just take a delicate nibble to get the full bouquet on my sensitive gourmet palate.
Let me just take a delicate nibble to test the full flavor against my sensitive gourmet palate.
Ah yes. Light and lovely. It was a wise call to be sure I was first in line!
Ah yes. Light and lovely. I was very smart to be sure I was first in line!
Hi Mom. Yes, I see you waiting there in line. Why do I get to go first? Well, you don't have a sensitive gourmet palate like I do.
Hi Mom. Yes, I see you waiting there in line. Why do I get to go first? Well, you don’t have a sensitive gourmet palate like I do.
And then, of course, there is the household pecking order....
Plus, of course, there is the household pecking order….

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Published by Shannon Cutts

Cockatiel, redfoot tortoise & box turtle mama. Pet & people blogger.

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