Tallulah, the Big Little Squirrel
Darling, my name is Tallulah. In my previous life, I was a very famous model and actress. My picture graced the covers of countless magazines and I appeared in numerous films. When I died, however, God in wisdom and wicked humor decided I should come back as a cute, little squirrel.
Personally, I think it’s payback for that beautiful squirrel coat I once owned. *sigh* I loved that coat! I pretended it was fake fur, but it wasn’t. I should have known one day I would pay for wearing all those little squirrels!
But that’s not today’s story, darling. Since becoming a squirrel, my picture has not appeared in magazines; well, once I was in National Geographic, but only because I was sitting in a famous oak tree. You could hardly even see me! Me – the most famous and fabulous model…just a small dot in a picture.
Little Squirrel, Big Star
The point is I missed seeing my picture on the cover of magazines. I would even sneak into the beauty shop down the road, climb up on the back of the hair dryers and watch as the women flipped through Glamour and other magazines, looking at models. Naturally, none of them were as good as I had been.
I could stare at a camera in just the most perfect way — turn my head just so and the picture would be to die for. Photographers from all over begged for the opportunity to take my picture, but I was too busy for them.
Then one day, it happened!!! I was minding my own business, eating out of some lady’s bird feeder, when I heard the CLICK of a camera.
I stared at the window. The lady had her camera focused on little old ME! Of course, I knew she was one of those people taking my picture just because I was a cute little squirrel, but I decided to show her my true stuff!
I hopped over to her window sill and posed for her. I turned my head so she had my best side and she took picture after picture.
This Squirrel is a Natural
I was modeling again and, darling, it felt so good. I can’t even describe how good it felt. I wanted it to go on and on but then Bandit, the crazy cat next door, decided at that moment to come over for a visit. I had leave quickly.
Later, after our photo shoot, I was sitting in the bush outside her window, and overheard her tell her boyfriend that she was going to put my pictures up at her site so all her readers could see how cute I was.
While I don’t particularly like being called cute, the idea of ALL her readers seeing my pictures was worth the posing. I thought so!
Who knows, maybe my pictures will seen by Ted Forstmann who directs that fancy New York modeling agency. Darling, I hear they are the best of the best. I bet a squirrel model could be the newest style!
Unfortunately, I will not be able to see these pictures, which saddens me. But I know in my heart of hearts that I gave her my best.
Please, if you are a reader of this lady’s blog, take a look at my head shots! I, Tallulah, posed for those pictures. No other squirrel would even come close to my looks!
I’m a photographer’s dream come true; born for you — the nature lover.
Remember my name is Tallulah and I once graced the covers of fancy magazines and photographers begged to take my picture. Sara is one lucky lady…and so are all of you.
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