“Back to Nature” (A Toydust Adventure)

Welcome back! Toydust here.

Where can we find inspiration?

Please consider the following:

A fragile dewdrop clings to a rose petal with persistence.

The curiosity of a baby water buffalo as it snorts a dung beetle.

The triumph of a cloud that has rained for the first time.

The yearning eyes of a platypus who seeks truth.

The majestic beauty of a banana slug giving birth.

Yes, my toy-dusty friends, I speak of nature.

We can find inspiration…  from nature.

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And I don’t get outside as much as I should. Books, toys, and writing, you know…

One morning I was having thoughts such as these when there was a knock at the door.

I looked through the peephole and saw two guys in dark suits. I figured they were either government agents or Mormon missionaries.

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I opened my house to them. Literally.

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“I am Agent Tom Jones and this is Agent William Smith,” said the older one, extending his hand.

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“Charmed, I’m sure.” I shook his hand. “And what can I do for you today?”

“Look,” said Agent Smith, “we don’t have time for chitchat. You’re in danger, Toydust.”

I took a step back. “Whoa. How do you know me?”

“We read your blog, son,” said Agent Jones. “You know. At toydust.com.”

“Oh,” I said. “So you’re the two who are reading it.”

Agent Smith threw his hands in the air. “Enough already! Toydust, you need to come with us now!”

“You know,” I said, “when I checked my blog stats page I assumed those two visits were from my mom and dad, but I guess I was wrong. Wow. I can’t even get my parents to read my blog.”

Agent Jones turned his head about, giving the area a quick scan. “I’d say we have another minute before they show up. If we’re not on the road by then, it will not be good.”

“But I don’t know you,” I said. “Why should I trust you?”

Agent Smith pulled a Dallas Vintage Toys gift card from his jacket. “While under our protection, we have been authorized to give you a shopping spree at…”

Moments later, we zoomed down the road.

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TO BE CONTINUED…

WHY IS TOYDUST IN DANGER?

AND WHAT DOES THIS STORY HAVE TO DO WITH RETURNING TO NATURE?

THE STARTLING ANSWERS SHALL BE REVEALED IN THE FUTURE…

RIGHT HERE AT TOYDUST.COM!

 

*Please note: Last Thursday it was announced that today’s post would be about a useful Star Wars figure. Due to not acquiring all the needed pictures in time, this article has been postponed. Sorry about that!

 

 

 

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