|"Horny B*stard" (c) Susan Bertke|
graphite pencil on paper
Shortly after we were married, I told my husband a joke. He returned from his next business trip with this little guy.
The joke: There was an kindergarten teacher who was doing a lesson for her inner city kids about animals. She'd hold up a picture of an animal, and the kids would shout out the name of the animal. They identified cats, dogs, mice, pigeons, even horses. Then the teacher held up a picture of a white-tailed deer with a magnificent rack of antlers. That stumped them.
"I'll give you a hint," she said. "Imagine your dad comes home from work, and he greets your mom with a big kiss. What does she call him?"
Puzzled, one little boy looked at his friend and whispered, "Do you supposed that's a horny b*stard?"
So now I have my very own blue-furred horny b*stard. Ugly or not, I love him.