What he meant to say, is that there was a meadowlark right outside the window. He said "It's a weird bird" and I said "it's a meadowlark" and he was all "oh." But that's not the point. As I went to the kitchen window to look out at him, something in the pool caught my eye.
There's was a bird! In the pool!!
I said "There's a bird! In the pool!!"
Gene jumps out of the chair and heads outside, and the rest of the story plays out something like this:
2. "Are you god?"
3. "OMG, you're not MY MOMMY!!"
4. "DAD DAD! That man touched me. WITH his *BARE HAND*"
5. "I'll sue you, but first I'm gonna chirp really really loud and closer than ever before, but then, then I'll sue you. "
Man, Robins have some serious aggression and entitlement issues.
Gene's response? "I just didn't want him to crap in the pool".
Oh you big softie you!