Death from Above

Those aren’t birds Daddy, they’re pterodactyls!

Each morning when we walk Sami and Lou, she pauses under the trees as we near the beach. There are whole families of birds (pigeons, sparrows, and seagulls) that live in the trees along the edge of the beach. She believes that they are pterodactyls hunting their morning meal.

Trees where the "pterodactyls" live
Trees where the “pterodactyls” live

 

The look of fear she gets near flappy things, especially the “pterodactyls”

I cannot even imagine what the locals think when they see this morning ritual. Sami sitting down and refusing to walk under the trees. Lou — oblivious to the terror above — prancing around Sami like a circus clown. Alan saying, “OMG! Pterodactyls” in his best Sami voice. All while I laugh at the comedy routine playing out before me.

Featured image from Wikimedia Commons — "Pterodactylus holotype fly mmartyniuk" by Matthew P. Martyniuk
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s