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You learn something new everyday.

Out of Commission

Suppose it was bound to happen … it’s winter in Minnesota. I would have preferred my left hand instead of my right but oh so grateful that it was just my hand breaking away from my wrist and not my hip. Still had to have surgery.  That was freaky. Tried to go to my special…

Tell Me What You Really Think

Jake speaks … Charlie barks. There is a difference. My beloved departed Golden, Eli, was the only other dog that took on the English language. Note to self: Find pictures of Eli. What an amazingly bizarre experience to watch a dog forming sentences that go on and on and on. No,  I haven’t captured it…

Picking My Battles

Thinking I’m the smart one, I secretly gave Charlie the last coveted chicken chewy bone from Trader Joe’s, leaving the almost as popular (last) $3 Bully Stick for Jake. Sidebar: Every now and then, Charlie needs to win;) They both went their separate ways and I went back to the computer. Two minutes later, Jake…

Who’s In Control Here

Playtime came and went.  I could tell Jake was pissed that we were out of routine … tried to bribe him with a treat … he turned his nose up and walked away. He finally looked back at me, after I said,  “Really?” Held the treat out. No movement. Dropped the treat on the floor,…

Listen Or We’re Not Going

Jake gets suited up first for our walks. He’s nowhere to be found and he isn’t coming when called so … Charlie got to go first. Called him a couple more times. No response. Looked out in the shop … he’s just sitting there like a statue. This isn’t a shop photo … it’s just…