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Tuesday, December 22, 2009


Tessie finished the yellow caution tape this morning......She had to get fancy and dove tail all of the ends. Don't tell anybody, but I helped her do the printing on the computer because nobody can read her writing most of the time.

The first rule of the party is to have a good time. Not much to argue about with that one.

I wandered around the Christmas tree trying to find all of the tape. The next one was below a group of three of her brooms. I guess she figured that if she "seeded" the area with her own, others would figure out that was the parking lot.

The sign on this one was a bit more worrisome....Being towed might not be too bad with a broom, but I am not sure about being toad!

Our Tessie is being a bit cautious this year.....Rule #3 is in the entryway.....A party without dueling wands is going to be a little boring. I am sure that someone will get around that one by spiking(spelling) the punch. It always happens.

I guess that lets out Zar's Steampunk rifle and pistol....Or does it. The sign says "magical". Technically his guns are mechanical.

This next rule is the one that I don't like much. It creates a problem. Tessie is always yelling at me to do things. If I stick my hand in the tree, am I going to be a gargoyle for life or is it just for a couple of hours?

Last but not least! The most important rule of the party! I don't know about you, but I am not going anywhere near this section and I will obey this rule, above all! Just in case you can't read the caution tape....This one says, "Do not annoy the dragon. You are crunchy and taste good with catchup!"

She still has more rules that she thinks that the party needs to run well, but I talked her out of most of them. I just don't think that the guests will appreciate being turned into swamp rats or wombats.

I have to go now. More party preparations, both mine and hers, have to be done.

See you tomorrow.


Kathi said...

Oh Casey, this is hilarious! Love the tapes! Just too funny! You have the best ideas! I know they are YOURS and not Tessie's, but please don't tell her I said so! She might come over here are start waving her wand!

nikkinikkinikki72 said...

Fantastic rules from Tessie.
Couldn't help but have a good laugh.
Hope all goes well and i would just stay away when the event happens. Those rules are just too frightening!
Merry Christmas to you and your family and all the little people too!
Nikki xxx

Norma Bennett said...

Casey you are a legend (in Aussie speak that's a GREAT compliment!), this is one of your funniest, wittiest and most imaginative posts ever and that's saying something. I really do think you have to put some of Tessie's 'adventures' into a book!

JStardust said...

Tessie is being really really careful with the party. For some reason I feel its so unlike Tessie... I love the tapes..esp the dragon one :D

Linda Carswell said...

I like rule No.1....not too sure about the other...But what I do know is that I would like to wish you and Tessie the warmest of wishes for the festive season.

Linda x

p.s....I do hope Tessie's little christmas stocking is full and overflowing on Christmas morning!

dora said...

Merry Christmas, and a good year.
A Carmen hug

Susan@minicrochetmad said...

Thanks for the laugh midst frantic last minute wrapping and cooking! Christmas blessings on all at your place, hope the party isn't too wild ;)

Julia and Hywel said...

Brilliant, Love the little rules tape. Have a wonderful christmas.
Christmas hugs, Julia xx

Gonda's miniature said...

OH, this is very good and nice,it's fantastic!

Merry Christmas!

Maria Jose said...

Merry Christmas for you !!!