Razzum snazzum…computer issues all day! Finally get to post.
I did not go to Obedience School this morning. Mom spent all morning in the bathroom. I kept looking at her like, “We are supposed to be somewhere!!” but…there’s an Imodium joke here somewhere. Seriously, there must be something “going around”, with Mom and Jamie taking turns getting sick. I hope my humans are all better soon. Next Saturday, Jamie and Mom are supposed to run a 5K. So I have to make up my classes during the week. Say, what’s a 5K anyway? Five different kinds of Kibble? I want to go and sample the Kibble!
Anyway, this morning was kind of blah with us not going anywhere. I kind of felt like Ms. Play Hooky:
Then the doorbell rang and joy oh joy oh joy, it was Max from the Aussie Pet Mobile come to give me an oatmeal bath! Max is, paws-down, the nicest groomer around these parts. And hoo-boy, did I need that bath! I had been rolling around in the crop circle left behind by the swimming pool and I was ripe even by my standards! Now I’m clean and fresh:
Although I will admit that I look a bit like “Courage the Cowardly Dog” in the above picture. What with it looking like my head is ten sizes too big and all. But you can see how sparkly-clean I am!
The day had definitely taken an upward turn. Then Mom baked the Peanut Butter Puppy Poppers. And the day improved some more! The only difference in the recipe was that Mom didn’t roll out the dough; she shaped them exactly like human peanut butter cookies. I have to say, the house smelled fabulous and the treats are outstanding. Mom says these are a great improvement on the liver biscuits she used to bake the Three Greyhounds. She says they loved the treats, but it made them all gassy at the same time – someone open a window just at the memory!
(The delicious treats)
Then I kind of had a letdown. I saw Mom’s Halloween costume. (I know, it’s early, but these people like to be prepared). I was having a nice chew on my latest indestructible toy when she came downstairs dressed as a –
Black Cat! Heaven forbid! My canine reputation is at stake, here! I avoided eye contact with her, but she noticed and reminded me that I have to wear the “Rufferee” costume. Now I don’t know which one is worse!
Anyway, everyone is in a Fall mood. Besides the Peanut Butter Puppy Poppers, the house smells like pumpkin candles. Which, I have found, are quite tasty, once you get the cardboard box out of the way. Mom says I am going to make myself sick and put the candles on a shelf.
I wonder exactly how high I can jump…
Woof! Love, Maggie