Family adopts unwanted baby deer, names it “Dillie,” raises it in their home, deer befriends pet dog, adopts dog’s habits, becomes family’s new beloved house pet? My Human Interest Story-o-meter just frickin’ exploded, sending pieces of levity and shrapnel in all directions. The dude at Home Depot told me putting shrapnel in my Human Interest Story-o-meter was dangerous and unnecessary, but I stupidly ignored him.
I love that the husband explains that Dillie’s favorite food is “ice cream with coffee and a sprinkle of sweetener,” because it’s any food. Then she eats flowers. She is a deer. (Be sure to stay tuned for the reporter’s final pun, which shattered my new Human Interest Story-o-meter that I built after the first one exploded):