in response to Lola’s interest in my parents’ dog’s bear (pictures in yesterday’s post), Tully had his lawyer, my father, send the following e-mail:

Doodle (that’s my sister),
Tully just wants Lola to know that the teddy bear is his. Lola may borrow it from time to time but not claim any ownership interest.


me (that’s the official lawyer in him)

staking his claim

staking his claim