Seriously ! He does ! He likes black olive and green olives ! He also like ham and limo’s (not together), but those are stories for another day.
I can’t remember how we discovered this little olive-liking tidbit.
But it is always entertaining both for him and for us when ever there is an olive involved. I love olives, but it is worth the sacrifice to give one up to Kivuli to play with from time to time.
He mainly rolls all over it. Bites it. Bats it around and around and around. Rests. Bites it some more. You never know what the olive is going to look like in the end. It is usually covered in puncture marks (teeth), but sometimes it ends up in half.
There are a few other things that are play toys in our house. Any throw rug is fair game for him (could be an ankle breaker for us, but we are used to it, so we look out for rug piles). He kills a few of the throw rugs daily leaving them in a pile.
This next photo is Kivuli’s rug. Yes, he has his own rug. It is not just any old rug. This one is wool and was made by Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers in the little town of Nanyuki, Kenya were we lived for a year. Kivuli is also from Kenya, so it is only fitting that his rug is from Kenya too.
We have a few rugs that were made by Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers and a throw blanket. Kivuli’s rug has always been his favorite. No matter where we have put it in the house, he always gravitates to that one. The funny part is that we never had this rug out in our home in Kenya, so he never used it when we lived there. It think it is interesting that he likes that one best. I claim that he just KNOWS that it is from his part of the world.