Micro-Kelly’s Christmas adventure

Meet Micro-Kelly.

Hi!

Hi!

You might recognize her from many of our photos. No? Well now you can kill hours searching through our old pics to find her (Jumping photos with the bikes are always a good bet). Anyways, Micro-Kelly, who looks remarkably like her life size namesake: our friend Kelly, snuck into my Jacket pocket before the trip started. She stowed away for a few days before she was discovered. She’s sneaky like that, and Micro-Kelly has snuck her way into our photos ever since.

This Christmas, Micro-Kelly set out to find the perfect manger to sleep in.

Pretty far when you've got no legs.

Pretty far when you’ve got no legs.

As the three wise men found out, mangers aren’t always that easy to get too.

Weeeeee!

Weeeeee!

Sneaking her way onto an elephant helped Micro-Kelly get around. The straw in the mangers proved to be a powerful elephant attractant.

Sneaking close enough to find this manger was occupied. Nuts.

Sneaking close enough to find this manger was occupied. Nuts.

Even with the elephant, some mangers were really tough to get to. There were difficult fences, other mangers protected by Micro-Kelly-proof glass. To top off her struggles, many mangers were already occupied with a baby.

That one looks comfy! Darn this impenetrable glass!

That one looks comfy! Darn this impenetrable glass!

Not all fences were Micro-Kelly proof. She was able to sneak her way into her fair share of mangers. While sneaky, Micro-Kelly still has no arms or legs, so fighting off any large babies to properly try out their manger proved difficult.

Such a big baby! I'd love to push it in some snow.

Such a big baby! I’d love to push it in some snow.

Even if there wasn’t a baby, size matters. Along with being comfortable, a manger has to fit nicely. Too big without adequate bedding proved chilly and let in drafts. Too small, and Micro-Kelly would have no space to keep her Myrrh, among other issues.

Too Big! and where's the straw?

Too Big! and where’s the straw? and why is that cow licking his lips?

Big mangers also tend to be surrounded by giant creatures that might find Micro-Kelly to be delicious. Ahhh!

I could totally take that baby, but for what? That manger is too small even for me!

I could totally take that baby, but for what? That manger is too small even for me!

Small mangers are even worse: All bunched up, neck cramping up at night.

Micro-Kelly was persistent however, and eventually found a manger that was allllllmost perfect.

Juuuuuuuuust...

Juuuuuuuuust…

…if it wasn’t for that pesky baby. Hey look over there!

...Riiiiiiight :)

…Riiiiiiight :)

The end.