Lest you think it's already forgotten!
Here's the pic:
And my snippet:
"It's not exactly what I wanted," she said, tilting her head to consider the mouse. It was really very graceful, the way the tail curved up the mouse's back. She considered picking it up by it's 'handle', just for a moment. Just to feel its weight. But it wasn't quite right.
"I tried for a dog, but I kept messing it up. It didn't look like Trixie. Besides, an ice sculpture isn't going to last. It's not going to work as a memorial. Especially not in this heat."
"But a mouse?"
"Trixie was a Great Dane, Nelson."
"... it's cute?"
"How am I supposed to explain the cheese?"
Happy Memorial Day. Here's hoping you've had time to spend with friends and family today.