Wedged in among the rolling pin and baking dishes, Pinky thought to herself that she must be the the craftiest hide-and-seeker ever. She’d been hiding in the cabinet for an hour so far and nobody had found her yet. She would have been less satisfied if she had known that her friends had abandoned the game about fifty-five minutes ago and gone shopping without her. Hours later, her friends would remember that they’d left Pinky at home and return, where they would find her and pretend to marvel at the ingenuity of her hiding spot. Being none the wiser, and despite the stiffness in her neck, Pinky would smugly declare herself Ultimate Hide and Seek Champion of 2011, which she would then lord over her friends for the rest of the year.
Close Your Eyes and Count to 100…26 01 2011