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Bernie Having Fun


July 30th, 2021 Posted 8:00 am

“Need some help with this one, big guy. New Mexico is to Arizona as … ?” Sometimes Bernie doesn’t get enough sleep. When that happens he tends to worry for no reason, think about things that don’t need thinking about. The mind can only do so much even when it’s not tired. A tired mind? Look out! (Tender Is The Bite, page 121)

“You’re an excellent observer,” Bernie said.

Hector shrugged. “Had nothing else to do for a spell. Eighteen years, seven months, eight days, to put it in numbers. Took the time to educate myself a little bit.”

Bernie’s eyes got bright. “Then maybe you can help me,” he said. He cleared his throat. “Arizona is to New Mexico as … “

“Donald Duck is to Daffy Duck,” Hector said, without the slightest pause. He went inside and got back to mopping the floor. (Tender Is The Bite, page 124)


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