;

A Cautionary Tale

Sep
28

I knew that naughty little corn husk doll was going to come to a bad end.
IMG_1487
From the moment she started doing the splits in broad daylight, buck naked.
IMG_1464
And then there was the beer.
IMG_1507
She didn’t get any better behaved after that. She was always out all night. Never telling anyone where she was going or when she was coming back. Partying till all hours. Coming home smelling like a bar.


Until….

Some say it could have been the breeze.

Some say it might even have been a cat.

But those of us who knew that little corn husk doll know better. She was slapped-up drunk.

And she fell right off the porch.

The chickens raced for her. Then Clover got wind of her unfortunate drop and that was it. I couldn’t get down there quick enough to save her.
IMG_1694
That little corn husk doll was gone.
IMG_1687
And all we can do now is hope her story will help others.
IMG_1699
Clover: “It helped me. Bad girls are….”
IMG_1703
“….delicious!”

Comments Leave a Comment
Share: |    Subscribe to my feed Subscribe
Posted by Suzanne McMinn on September 28, 2009  

More posts you might enjoy:






Sign up for the Chickens in the Road Newsletter

Comments

30 Responses | RSS feed for comments on this post

  1. 9-28
    1:16
    am

    LOL! That’s hilarious! Clover doesn’t miss a trick, does she? Thanks for starting my day off with a good laugh!

  2. 9-28
    2:45
    am

    You better nail her to the post next time. Clover is too cute!

  3. 9-28
    4:06
    am

    TOO FUNNY!

  4. 9-28
    4:07
    am

    :happyfeet: toooo cute…What a great wake up for Monday morning!! I love Clover!!

  5. 9-28
    4:34
    am

    Clover’s on it! Imagine that! LOL! Thanks for the laugh so early in the morning!

  6. 9-28
    4:39
    am

    Tragic. Just tragic.

  7. 9-28
    4:44
    am

    Her name wasn’t Clarisse was it!

  8. 9-28
    4:57
    am

    That was too funny.

  9. 9-28
    5:09
    am

    Oh no! LOL

  10. 9-28
    5:33
    am

    Poor gal. Now I just hope Clover doesn’t start acting bad! Thanks for a great start for the week. Rolling on the floor laughing!!!! :snoopy:

  11. 9-28
    5:53
    am

    Bad girls will have it out! I thought of you last week since I had to stop on my way to work 3 times for chickens in the road! It seems that neighbors down the road now free range their chickens.

  12. 9-28
    6:25
    am

    Awww…..that’s too bad. That darn Clover…what a girl!

  13. 9-28
    7:38
    am

    That’s funny. Who knew corn husk dolls make a great, if not cute, snack!

  14. 9-28
    7:39
    am

    LOL! That is too cute! Poor naughty little corn husk doll!

  15. 9-28
    7:59
    am

    The ultimate life-cycle story and a good lesson to all wild girls…behave or you’ll end up as fertilizer!

  16. 9-28
    9:48
    am

    for Clover: :heart:

  17. 9-28
    10:29
    am

    :lol:

  18. 9-28
    11:27
    am

    I think it would make a good country song: “My corn doll done got into my corn and left me for a bad end with a goat”

  19. 9-28
    1:03
    pm

    I almost piddled… :help:

  20. 9-28
    3:43
    pm

    I wondered why you were putting up the corn husk dolls again until I scrolled down. That was funny seeing the evidence sticking out of clover’s mouth :eating:. I wonder if you put new one up there, wheather Clover might think she was being haunted,woooo?

  21. 9-28
    4:51
    pm

    What a terrible way to end! Eaten by a goat! At least good old Clover taught her a lesson. :devil2:

  22. 9-28
    6:53
    pm

    Man, that cornhusk gal looked dry, glad a beer was handy to choke her down! LOL!

  23. 9-28
    8:17
    pm

    I so needed a laugh ty

  24. 9-29
    9:17
    am

    LOL!! Wko knew Clover would eat dry corn husks? Was that doll holding a cookie/ lol……

    I wanted to ask for your email to rsvp for your potluck. I had asked on facebook and havent got a reply..I just don’t want to miss it! I want to bring my daughter a maybe my cousin.

  25. 9-29
    9:20
    am

    Missy, I’m sorry, I’m terrible about Facebook! Just click the Contact button in the menu bar above! That’s my email!

  26. 9-29
    5:05
    pm

    Thanks so much Suzanne!! I got your email!!

  27. 10-1
    7:14
    pm

    Wow I had a good long laugh at that one! Got to love Clover!

  28. 12-1
    8:40
    pm

    Clover, sweetie, my corn husk ho would give you indigestion, nightmares, and serious diarrhea.

  29. 4-4
    8:43
    pm

    Your stories are the best! You sure know how to “romance” the heck out of every day farm life. Keep ’em comin…we’re always ready to read ’em!

  30. 5-11
    3:31
    am

    HA HAhahaaaa! You’ve heard of people laughing till tears came? Well I’ve never had that happen to me — until now! OMG!! I LAUGHED myself SICK! Just TOO funny! I especially appreciate this story because I also live on a farm and have goats (from Hell…) and chickens (my rooster, “Boyfriend”, has now learned how to ‘knock’ on my kitchen door for a treat!). Thank you for a nice ending to my evening! I can’t wait to read more! ~ Annie

Leave a Reply

Registration is required to leave a comment on this site. You may register here. (You can use this same username on the forum as well.) Already registered? Login here.

Discussion is encouraged, and differing opinions are welcome. However, please don't say anything your grandmother would be ashamed to read. If you see an objectionable comment, you may flag it for moderation. If you write an objectionable comment, be aware that it may be flagged--and deleted. I'm glad you're here. Welcome to our community!

Daily Farm












If you would like to help support the overhead costs of this website, you may donate. Thank you!

Sign up for the
Chickens in the Road Newsletter




The Slanted Little House

"It was a cold wintry day when I brought my children to live in rural West Virginia. The farmhouse was one hundred years old, there was already snow on the ground, and the heat was sparse-—as was the insulation. The floors weren’t even, either. My then-twelve-year-old son walked in the door and said, “You’ve brought us to this slanted little house to die." Keep reading our story....



Today on Chickens in the Road


Join the Community in the Forum

Search This Blog



Out My Window

Walton, WV
55°
88°
Sat
87°
Sun
72°
Mon
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Calendar

April 2017
S M T W T F S
« Mar    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  


I Love Your Comments

I Have a Cow


And she's ornery. Read my barnyard stories!





Entire Contents © Copyright 2004-2017 Chickens in the Road, Inc.
Text and photographs may not be published, broadcast, redistributed or aggregated without express permission. Thank you.

Privacy Policy, Disclosure, Disclaimer, and Terms of Use

Contact