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QOTD: got one edition

Also from the local Vet: The 5 second rule doesn’t apply if you have a 2 second dog

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Sunday dog blogging

THE ADVENTURES OF SPACE DOG!                   Ok, here’s a better one.


Dog blogging

                    It’s tough to have to guard against squirrels, cats, neighbors and random kids. It’s also tough when you have to go do your business in the rain.


I’m discovering a lot of little things now that I’m not preoccupied with work. For example:  Walking a short dog isn’t a very effective aerobic workout.

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Sometimes deciding where to go is the hardest part

It snowed in the Ratlands yesterday.  Snow is quite the dilemma for a short dog.

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This is your hound…

                            This is your hound on Possum…                           I’ve always liked Bluetick Coonhounds.  If I lived in the country, I’d want to have one, but we don’t.  We live in […]

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Trying to catch Santa in the act

Why else would I still be up at 3 AM on Christmas Morning?  Other than I had to go outside with the dog.  (Something about that -11° wind chill dampens her enthusiasm for the “doing her business” process.  Then there’s the “how do I squat to pee when the snow is already higher than my […]

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Winding Down

We’re winding down a bit here in the Ratlands.  We spent yesterday at my parents’ house in the company of my sister, brother-in-law and my nephew.  My sister and her family live in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Apparently the good folks of Lincoln (or perhaps all of Nebraska) don’t cotton much to fireworks.  Consequently the Nephew, who […]

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Attack Dachshund Training Update

The Attack Dachshund training is apparently over.  The dog has chewed off the doll’s feet, hands, and part of its face and the doll has been essentially drawn and quartered.  The Head Rat threw it away. Now we can move on to life-size human dummies and the advanced “Nixon” training from the movie “Where the […]


Follow up on previous posts

GM fixedness: GM was at $1.81 today.  Not that it matters, as the restructuring plan calls for GM to swap stock (I’m not sure if that means they are going to create new stock to swap) for debt, which will leave those of us who bought stock previously owning less than 1% of the company.  […]

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