We were so excited by the idea of becoming algae farmers that we did not notice the arrival of another neighbor--Spike Jones HIMSELF--until he spoke up.
"Hello new neighbors! What's going on? Why so excited?"
"SPIKE!" We all squeaked at once.
"As a matter of fact, we were thinking about YOU!" I said as soon as I could think of anything at all to say.
"REALLY?" Spike answered. "That's quite a coincidence because I have been thinking about all of you too!
But before we go on--I would like to introduce a friend of mine who has just arrived and who has come a LONG way to be with me and to meet you-all.
Gentlemen, I would like to present Mister Yen Ishimoto-- a master gardener from Japan.
Mr Ishimoto is a Blue Crab, as you see--one of the great race of Japanese Blue Crabs and a specialist in the culture of various edible seaweeds..."