The times when CAROL and I get to keep our granddaughter LYDDIE-LOO are golden to me. I never know what she is going to do or say. For instance, last night I looked up to this ghostly vision gliding silently through our living room

Closer inspection revealed the identity of the spooky visitor:

Unfortunately, HARPO THE WONDER DOG wanted to play too, and he forgot that five year olds are not quite as heartily constructed as big ole dogs...Tears were shed...and if there's one thing POPPY can't stand is when his girl cries...which is why I donned THIS lovely item..