Disciples of The Leader Otis,
Brother Henry here. Thomas is really nervous about being the Grand Marshal for Box Day this year. He’s been running all over the house mumbling, “So much to do… must get this right… must make Leader Otis proud!”
Last night I found him in the living room sitting in a box. He didn’t know I was there at first, and I heard him saying, “Am I doing this right? Is this the proper way to sit a box? I should know how to sit a box if I’m Grand Marshaling Box Day shouldn’t I!?”
I walked into the living room and said, “Sir Thomas? Are you Ok?” He must not have seen me enter the room, because when I spoke he jumped and blurted out, “STAY BACK WIENER!!… oh, wait… sorry Brother Henry… what did you say?” I repeated my question and Thomas said, “No Brother Henry. I’m not OK. I’m really nervous about Grand Marshaling Box Day. I mean, I haven’t even sat that many boxes, so how can I do justice to a day that is all about box sitting?”
I looked at Sir Thomas for a moment and then said, “Thomas, you have put in more box sitting time than any of us in the past year and a half. It may not have been a cardboard box, but your hide-hole cubby up in Kitty Valhalla is definitely a box. You hardly ever left that cubby during your first 6 months inside, and you’ve returned to it often in the past year. You are a box sitting expert of the highest order sir knight!”
After hearing this Thomas’s face lit up. He said, “Yeah! That is a box! I DO know what I am doing! Thank you Brother Henry!” And then he ran off toward Kitty Valhalla, presumably to sit in the cubby and bask in his own box sitting expertise.
Many thanks to those of you who have already sent your photos in to Thomas. For those that haven’t, there’s still time. If you send your box sitting photos to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 pm Pacific time tomorrow, they will be included in the 2013 Box Day catstravaganza. Best of all, you will make Thomas’s day by sending in those photos. I think I have alleviated a little of his nervousness, but your participation will make him feel even better.
So Says Brother Henry