Murder!

Things are getting more and more interesting around da hood. I have to call it "da hood" now because of all the crimes that seem to be happening around here. First, it was the theft. Now, it is murder.

There was a dead body in our backyard. There was a gunshot wound.

It seems someone thought it would be a good idea to do target practice on pigeons, and this poor guy fell out of the sky and right into our nice, clean, normally blood-less backyard. My children found the body. Great. Now I am going to have to put them into years of therapy to heal their trauma.



Interestingly, the pigeon had a leg cuff on with an ID. Turns out it is a racing pigeon. Which brings up some other questions like, "How do you race a pigeon?" and "Who would ever want to race pigeons?"

I don't really have an answer for those questions, but apparently enough people want to race pigeons to warrant an organization called the American Racing Pigeon Union. Since this seemed to be a racing pigeon that someone wanted to race and who never made it to the finish line, I decided to notify the next of kin. Here is my message:



So to recap, first we have thievery going on. Then we have cold-blooded killings. When you factor in the occasional unexplainable bump in the night, it makes me start to think it might be a good idea to move away!

Comments

  1. Hilarious! You'd love my neighborhood and my neighbors. #1- Houses and feeds pigeons. #2- President of Humane Society and is outraged if anyone hurts pigeons. #3- Shoots pigeons from his back porch. #4 Sneaks over and feeds pigeons poison. and many more!

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  2. side note, I dont' think you can toss animal corpse in the trash...you might have to stop by an animal shelter so they can dispose of it

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  3. Hahaha...this is actually one of my husband's favorite past times! :0)

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  4. "Trash day is Tuesday, please let us know."

    Too, too funny! Excellent again. Kent

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