THE LITTLE RASCALS – DOODLE STYLE

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Here’s a “jog your memory” test for you…

If you can remember:

BOSCO: the “chocolatey rich thick syrup” you used to flavor your milk and spoon over your ice cream.

OR if you can sing the SLINKY song:

“What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs

and makes a slinkity sound?

A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing!

Everyone knows it’s Slinky.

It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky,

It’s fun, it’s a wonderful toy.

It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky, 

It’s fun for a girl or a boy.”

Then you certainly should remember these kids…

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That’s right – The Little Rascals!

Boy do I remember them! Alfalfa, Darla, Spanky, Buckwheat, Stymie, Froggy and of course “Petey” the dog!

(side note: can anyone tell me who Petey actually “belonged to?”)

On our street I am fortunate to have my own “little rascals gang” to keep my laughing.

There are countless days when I watch them in action as they unknowingly mimic the original group from decades ago…

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Two of the rascals – William and Colin, moved in next door for only a little while, but their presence made a doodlenormous impact on Harley & Leo…

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“Doodle-dates” were plentiful all year round…

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Harley & Leo acted just like kids sometimes. If William & Colin ran in their house for something, they would wait on “their” lawn under “their” tree until they came back outside…

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There were days when William would “chauffeur” Harley on pretend trips in our driveway…

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And then there were Saturday’s when Harley would not let Mike mow his own lawn!…

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When the “for sale” sign went up, and their anipals moved away, Harley & Leo seemed so confused…

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But their father brought them back to say “goodbye.” Although it was a heavy-hearted moment. The rascals were together again, one more time…

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I pawmised them they will never be forgotten, yet their absence in “the gang” leaves a void on the block. I honestly believe Harley & Leo will furever remember their “rascal romps” in the backyard…

BFF – Best Furry~Furrends FOREVER

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Thanks fur reading. Call an ole furrend today  just to say “hi”…

 

6 Comments
  • Tiffany
    August 28, 2013

    That’s so sweet 🙂

    • Cathy Bennett
      August 28, 2013

      The two legged boys were pawriffic furrends to the four legged boys!

  • Lee
    August 28, 2013

    Well done!

    • Cathy Bennett
      August 29, 2013

      Thanks Doodle Dad!

  • Nicole Stuhlmiller
    August 29, 2013

    Wonderful!! I know you will amazed…but this made me tear up! I will miss the other half of our gang as well!

  • Cathy Bennett
    August 29, 2013

    But you can always return back to this blog post and relive some “good times.”

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