Mine just came slamming in from the backyard, where she's been playing, trying to get a few outdoor hours logged before the rain starts, and burning off the 'TOMORROW IS CHRISTMAS!' energy. She goes out and plays with the chickens, who are by now used to her running up and just scooping them up for hugs and kisses, and patiently submit--even Phoenix, our huge rooster. Some of her favorites are Potato, Scrambles and Honkey, the youngsters from the June hatch this year.
she came in just now she yelled, "Hey mom, guess what? I just kissed
Potato on the mistletoe!" Then she was gone again, with another slam of
the back door.
My response a full 3 seconds later: "What...?"