Lyle is our Panglossian compadre, making his mark across the golden Californiascape. There are over one hundred Lyles (from 1 to 10 feet tall) in the series, most of whom have now found happy homes

Pangloss (n): A person who is optimistic regardless of the circumstances. Panglossian (adj). Named after Dr. Pangloss, Voltaire’s teacher (Candide - 1759).