Saturday, October 03, 2009

Adi Can -- Walk with an attitude -- Six Word Saturday

If you're happy, wag your tail

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It has been a long time since Adi and I went for our morning walk. Yesterday we finally got out. The weather is so nice now, Fall has come to Texas for a few days.

Adi generally likes to take pictures but this morning she was a little anxious about stopping her walk for very long at all. She did tolerate sitting with these pretty flowers. We had a hard rain the night befor so these flowers weren't at their best.

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Adi was less happy stopping under the horse apple tree for this picture.

We both thought someone had started gathering the fallen ones. Very likely they wanted to make a nice horse apple pie. That isn't true, we don't eat those at all around here. I don't think the horses would either.

They do keep roaches out of the garage if a few are placed here and there. We don't have roaches in our garage. So if you come for a visit, be sure you aren't bringing us any.

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Here, Adi is more in her element, contented because we weren't stopping. We had been walking on sidewalks. Now she could run along with her nose to the ground. Adi would stop I'm sure if she sniffed something good for her to roll around in.

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Now she has found things more yet to her liking. She is so happy being a dog like Mother Nature wanted her to be. She likes to run along in the tall grass sniffing as she goes. Perhaps she will find me a rabbit .

Adi is a therapy dog. Adi and I are a registered therapy dog team. To visit Adi's meme, click here.

You might like to give this a try.
Here’s how it works – describe your life (or something) in a phrase using just six words.
For more information,
ask Cate.
After you post, sign in there with Mr. Linky
and then visit the others listed as you wish.

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Thursday, October 01, 2009

"Don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in." Paris Hilton

Potty Stop -- MidWeek Blues -- on the road water

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This lady said,
"Let's see now, he said tie the white rope aft?
And aft is ... ?"

"I do hope the place is open ...
after all this!"

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And these people are grumbling,
"We wouldn't be stopping here if Lucky had stayed home.
Or if he had learned to USE the toilet
instead of drinking from it."

These pictures were some of other boats that we saw while on our boat ride
on the Midi du Canal in Southern France this spring. (
It was part of one day's activities on our Spring 2009 Europe Holiday. (

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If you want to post a MidWeek Blues picture, go get directions from Rebecca by clicking on the logo here. She has a Mr. Linky and good directions . Just do what I did.
Or do less. All she requires is a BLUE PICTURE, you don't have to write.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

GO COUGARS!!! -- Ruby (Red) Tuesday -- My friend's new RED Ford Mustang

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My friend has a new RED 2010 Ford Mustang GT. She likes it a lot. I think the inside is prettier than the outside. Those blue flaming/fanning stripes on the side don't add very much.

How about those University of Houston Cougars, my alma mater's football team? Ranked 12 and 15 for this week, depending on your favorite poll.

Click the Ruby Tuesday button for Mary's Ruby Tuesday post list.
Mary is in charge there, you can see more or post your own from there.

In case you were wondering, the instrument I showed last week was a Cuban Shereke made from a large gourd. And not made in Cuba. To see the Question and the Answer Postings, click here.

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Sunday, September 27, 2009

A dog story -- about the dog who came to visit us kids at school one day -- Sunday night / Monday morning funny

For my Sunday night reprieve, and repast, I'll tell you about the large brown dog who came to school on day during our noon lunch break.

It was a very pretty dog; all of us kids (all seven or eight in that one room school house) petted it. The teacher said be careful as the dog looked a little scruffy.

But this dog was so cheerful and wanted some loving that us kids could give him or her. And it did love us in return for our love, and partly for the lunch scraps we gave it.

Just about time for the end of noon recess, which was eat and then go outside and play tag or any-I-over, the dog decided it to poop.

And poop and poop that dog did. His (ladies don't have these problems do they) poop was bright yellow, very large in volume, and you know, I don't think it smelled bad.

The entire poopy mess there in the schoolyard was yellow. Mustard yellow.

Now kids like to give their pets enduring names. To this day those of us who get together to relate old times with who ever will gather with us call this dog "The Mustard Dog."

I may have found Mustard Dog again. He would be very old by now, especially in dog years. But Diane, my blogging friend in New Jersey, found a large yellow mess a couple of days ago on the sidewalk. Of course when a blogger finds something so worthy of passing along his knowledge on the subject he blogs about it.

You can click here to see the pile she found. Even though Mustard Dog would be extremely old now, this might be his dirty work. And since the pile Diane found is so much smaller--old dog size--than the one us kids watched being prepared, perhaps, just perhaps Mustard Dog still lives and has moseyed up there to New Jersey

My fitting cartoon for the Monday.

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