Anyway, these guys loved being outside. They loved to explore new places, climb interesting things and sleep anywhere they thought was safe.
They would take a weekend here or a couple of days there and go off on some fun adventure.
Then, when they returned, they would invite everyone in the forest to come over and listen to them tell of their exciting vacation.
Sometimes, the forest animals would ask them to retell stories, and the chipmunks would always oblige.
One of their favorite adventures was when they went to a beautiful place where the trees were huge, and there were massive logs everywhere. They even had a picnic on one of the fallen logs.
Another favorite was when they found a mound of large boulders piled up into an awesome place to explore.
There was also the time they hiked along a large mud pit, and they both ended up with sticky mud up to their knees.
Oh, and there was also the place where the earth opened up in a huge crack. They explored the crack all day. At one end there was a forest of thorns and vines, and in the center was a huge sink hole.
Everyone loved their stories, and they were both so good at telling them.
One day, the Monkey family invited them over for dinner. They did this every once in a while.
Once the little baby monkeys were down for the night, Mr. and Mrs. Monkey and the Chipmunks played games, sang songs, talked and laughed. They were very good friends.
Sometimes they would tell each other things that no one else knew. That's what you do with good friends.
Well, it may have been an accident how the subject of pooping was brought up, (although it seemed to be a favorite topic along with underleg trumpeting for the Monkey family).
Accident or not, the chipmunks admitted to something that surprised the Monkeys.
Monkey's side was hurting from laughing so hard.
"Well, sometimes we're just too far away from a restroom to go back!" said Mr. Chipmunk.
Monkey finally calmed down enough to ask them, "So, at the forest with the logs?"
"Yep," said the chipmunks, "we left a couple logs."
"And the the pile of boulders?" asked Monkey.
"We made our own pile." said the chipmunks.
"And the big crack?" Asked Monkey.
"Right at the edge of the sink hole." said the chipmunks.
"And the mud pit?" asked the Monkeys.
"That was a bit messy," said Mrs. Chipmunk, "I think it was the lamb burgers we ate for lunch."
Oh, they laughed about that for a while.
The Monkeys promised not to tell anyone in forest about their "adventures" during their outdoor adventures.
But whenever the chipmunks told the forest of their most recent adventure, the Monkeys would have to fight laughing out loud.
Especially when they told about their trip to the city dump. Oh, and they almost fell off the stumps they were sitting on when they told about getting pinched on some thorny bushes at loaf mountain.
They couldn't keep their snickers quiet when the chipmunks went to the lake and caught a bunch of Crappie.