Snips & snails & puppy dogs tails That’s what boys are made of… Dirt, worms, energy, & laughter. That’s what MY boy is made of! Michael loved the worms he dug in Grandma’s yard. He fished with a few, and fed a few to the chickens. But, he insisted on keeping his three favorites (Fatty, Skinny and Tricky) safe from the fish and chickens.