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I Squished a Lizard on New Year's Day

I stepped on a lizard on new year's day, then I slipped and I screamed and hit my shoulder on the fridge, toppling the chair, scaring people at home. Ahhh, klutzy me on the first day of the year thinking now, it is funny, when I imagine myself sprawled on the floor. In all honesty, it was the thought of killing the lizard that horrified me, the act of hurting it feeling that squish, bruising that flesh, breaking the itty itty bones dear goodness, how in the world can I step on a lizard?! imagine my sort of relief to see the broken off tail on the floor thank God for survival mechanisms the tail was still twitching, another shorter piece fell off, and yet I still wonder... Is that lizard alive? Did it actually make it? Is it still hurting? When will it heal? Is it traumatized? Was it pregnant? I don't know why, but that last question popped to mind when I saw the shorter piece, I even thought it was an egg... Sighs. I hope it's ok, will be ok. I really do. Sorry lizard, I truly am. 0101022014

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Date: 1/12/2014 12:00:00 PM
hahaha, you silly willy!!! If I did that, I would toss it out the door and think of it no more!!! I feel bad when I step on my CAT!! She sometimes gets underfoot but she is a REAL animal and her HOWL lets me know she is NOT pleased. hahaha.
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Date: 1/7/2014 10:15:00 AM
oh my, i thought you were talking of our pinoy watusi... happy new year, nikks.. what a theme on butiki so vividly scribed, it squeaaaks!.. you make a theme so extraordinary..love this!.. missed ya.. hope you are fine!.. huggs
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Date: 1/4/2014 12:39:00 PM
Nikko only you could have written about stepping on a lizard, I could actually feel the bones crack and see you on the floor, I like this a lot….David
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Date: 1/3/2014 2:12:00 PM
Nikko, I probably shouldn't laugh at this but I am. You crack me up! Oh, and the lizard will be fine after losing the tail...even after being stepped on. They're quite the hardy little creatures. So don't worry! You're a kind soul.
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Date: 1/3/2014 12:05:00 PM
Happy New year it's good to see you writing again! Light & Love
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Date: 1/2/2014 11:00:00 AM
...And I love your squiggly-giggly poem,, trust you to do that... all that, that happened from beginning till the end..love you
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Date: 1/2/2014 10:54:00 AM
"nikko, nikko... my sweet nikko,,, she slipped and fell on a poor lizard,, that is her woe"...if you think I've become a dunderhead, then you're so right...My heart is singing with joy to see you back here! Ah, nikko, I missed you.. Come, let me give you a sweet hug my dearest... And wish you a great 2014 and to your loved ones too,,to mom!
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