Tia, 3, has been loving the Mr. Men and Little Miss books like Mr. Happy & Mr. Messy and they found a season of short animated movies of them that are 5-7 minutes long on Amazon. Courtney asked Tia to wait a minute so that she could get them to play automatically when one ends. Courtney …

Grandson Josiah, 2, was running around out by the barn when Grandpa showed up. Josiah had a lead pencil with a roll of toilet paper on it. “What are you doing?” Grandpa asked. “I’m the skiddy, pencil is my bale spear and toilet paper is my round bale of hay!” Josiah replied. — Pete and Mary …

Ginny and John Sparks took their little 10-pound Schnauzer Pepper with them to visit daughter Katie and her family in Chicago recently. John was playing with their granddaughter Edith, 2, and Pepper was observing. When Edith would run over to try to pet her, Pepper would run away, being tiny…

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