Chetspeak on Sunday

Bernie reached out again and … oh, no: gave Napoleon a pat? All that did was make Napoleon growl. A pleasant development, and just in time to stop me from pushing in between. And then Napoleon made an up-from-under head twisting motion and I realized he wanted … more.

“Ooomph,” said Bernie. “Easy there, big guy. Sit down for a minute.”

I sat down, if sitting down could include butt not actually in contact with ground. As for how much time a minute was, my impression had always been hardly any at all.

“Chet! We’re working here.”

This was work? The case had something to do with Bernie patting Napoleon? I wasn’t seeing that, not the least little bit. But it was the kind of thing Bernie would know. I sat back down, my butt practically grazing the ground.


RIP: Chuck Berry


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41 Responses to “Chetspeak on Sunday”

  1. Howlers
    9:19 am on March 19th, 2017

    Good morning and Happy Egg Day! We love that Chetspeak…practically grazing the ground indeed! Heh!
    Congratulations to the Snowhook Team and Joe Carson. More details, please?

  2. Herd of Hounds
    9:20 am on March 19th, 2017

    Good morning everyone! Hey, we’ve done sit with a butt practically touching the ground…lol. Enjoy a pleasant Sunday, all.

  3. Herd of Hounds
    9:21 am on March 19th, 2017

    The Howlers were quick this am. Good dogs.

  4. Wose-the small and meek
    9:36 am on March 19th, 2017


    I love the line “butt grazing the ground” too! :^)

    A sunny day here in this neck of the woods. The 2 to 5 inches of snow predicted for yesterday did not materialize.

    C.Hobbitz: I was laughing at your pictures from yesterday’s post. Who’s a good dog and kitty indeed. :^)

    Congratulations to Dr. Joe! He’s the man!

    R.I.P. Chuck Berry.

    Create a good day!

  5. B.Stover
    9:59 am on March 19th, 2017

    I like Napoleon’s head twisting motion…and Chet’s reaction.

    Good morning all.

  6. BearSpiritDog
    12:03 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Another Pass Under the Burled Arch for Team Snowhook and Musher, this time Dr. Joe Carson. Good Job!!!

    Good Morning Fellow Plunderers & Lurkers all. It’s Sunday Chetspeak & Egg Day.
    Have a Good One.

  7. Staff
    12:08 pm on March 19th, 2017

    It is egg day for some but it is quilting day for me YAY. I have the key to the quilt store in my happy little hand and after some breakfast I (and two friends) get to be there all by our selves. LOL
    Too much fun

  8. BearSpiritDog
    12:54 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Staffie: How’s the Sore Paw? Is everything Back to Normal?

  9. Herd of Hounds
    1:22 pm on March 19th, 2017

    BSD, you beat us to it. Hey Staff, ditto to what Bear said. We want to know, too.

  10. Herd of Hounds
    2:50 pm on March 19th, 2017

    If you have an Iditarod Insider subscription, you can see the Awards Banquet tonight at 3 pm AKDT (7 blog time).

  11. Herd of Hounds
    2:56 pm on March 19th, 2017

    It will show on the “Live” portion of the Insider.

  12. Wose-the small and meek
    2:56 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Staff: What Bear and HOH said. Hope you are tip-top!

  13. Masquers
    3:04 pm on March 19th, 2017

    HOH: Wow! Thanx for letting us know!

  14. Macy the racing min pin
    3:16 pm on March 19th, 2017

    I’m glad even the Red Lantern made it back in time for the banquet.

    Never any eggs here, sniff.

  15. dawson
    3:18 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Thanks for the humorous Chetspeak today!

    I talked to Staff a couple days ago and she says her paw is doing excellent.

    Those pesky commas:

    Thanks for the information, HOH.

  16. Herd of Hounds
    3:43 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Dawson, you know an Iditarod reporter’s job is never done. Just ask the foundation dog, Ole Doc, the stability (with sparkles) Belle Starr, the pillar of news, Wee Nigel and the sidekick, Beaumez!

  17. Herd of Hounds
    3:47 pm on March 19th, 2017

    And Dawson, we like the “thoughtfully and Sparingly”.

  18. Masquers
    3:55 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Heh, heh…the Oxford comma.

  19. BearSpiritDog
    3:59 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Macy-the-Racing-Min Pin: We were Thinking the Same Thing. The Red Lantern at the Musher’s Bamquet…has this ever happened before?

  20. B.Stover
    4:41 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Love the article about the Oxford comma. (I also love the Oxford comma.)

  21. Wose-the small and meek
    5:23 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Staff: Those pin cushions are adorable!

  22. Herd of Hounds
    5:31 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Excitement, Mr. Tom Turkey and his 3 lovely ladies just strolled through our front
    yard. The audacity! You would think our peeps fed them or something. Uh? Oh, oh, mom said she and the DDD feed lots of wild critters.

  23. BearSpiritDog
    7:01 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Waiting for the Live Feed from the Musher’s Banquet!

  24. Herd of Hounds
    7:07 pm on March 19th, 2017

    You and us , too.

  25. BearSpiritDog
    7:15 pm on March 19th, 2017

    So Far NADA

  26. Herd of Hounds
    7:25 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Same here and we are not happy campers.

  27. Herd of Hounds
    7:32 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Mom has tried to reach anyone at Iditarod via phone but there are no answers. Handy to have it on a late afternoon Sunday. Don’t know what else to do.

  28. Herd of Hounds
    7:50 pm on March 19th, 2017

    We are not patient puppies.

  29. BearSpiritDog
    7:54 pm on March 19th, 2017

    What a Crock! Growl.

  30. BearSpiritDog
    8:01 pm on March 19th, 2017

    It’s On! YAY.

  31. Herd of Hounds
    8:02 pm on March 19th, 2017

    It suddenly came on about 45 seconds ago and is really really noisy.

  32. Herd of Hounds
    8:11 pm on March 19th, 2017

    BSD, look, they moved the 2 cameras from the burled arch and are now in the civic center, one on the room and one on the stage. A true technological achievement…meow.
    And I get to babysit the grand cats this week. Lucky dog!

  33. Herd of Hounds
    9:32 pm on March 19th, 2017

    BSD, it is back on.

  34. Herd of Hounds
    9:52 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Nic Petit won $3,500 for first to the Yukon.

  35. Herd of Hounds
    9:58 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Wade Marrs got the Spirit of Alaska, first to Ruby. A nice piece of art,

  36. Herd of Hounds
    10:01 pm on March 19th, 2017

    First to halfway, Mitch Seavey, $3,000 in gold and beaded items from Huslia including beaded dog collars.

  37. Herd of Hounds
    10:03 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Mitch Seavey first to Kaltag from fisheries.

  38. Herd of Hounds
    10:09 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Gold Coast…1st to UNK &3,500. Wade Marrs. Eyes slamming shut. Hope the rest is recorded.

  39. Herd of Hounds
    11:12 pm on March 19th, 2017
  40. Macy the racing min pin
    11:35 pm on March 19th, 2017

    Thanks for the video, HOH.

  41. Howlers
    3:38 am on March 20th, 2017

    Thanks for posting that video, HOH. We are wondering why Joe said that line about lots of young people in the room who he is not encouraged by. Or did we hear that incorrectly?

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