Chetspeak on Sunday

“Hey, Chet, a little space, buddy.”

Oops. I was way over on Bernie’s side. I shifted closer to my door.

“And ease up on the drooling.”

Drooling? Me? I moved over as far as I could and sat stiffly the rest of the way, back straight, eyes forward, aloof. I wasn’t alone in the drooling department, had seen Bernie drooling in his sleep more than once, and Leda, too, Bernie’s ex-wife, meaning humans drooled, big time. But had I ever made the slightest fuss about it, or thought less of them? You tell me.

– from Thereby Hangs A Tail.

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133 Responses to “Chetspeak on Sunday”

  1. Melanie
    8:00 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Chet, send Bernie over here if he talks about you drooling again. He will never complaina bout you again.

    I remember each of our Pack first day of drooling. We were so proud. When pups it is a small drip. As adults? The spigot is goin full blast.

  2. Barb & Maggie
    8:04 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Good morning. I do not drool but I have seen Newfie drool up close and personal. There are no words to describe it.

  3. Barb & Maggie
    8:07 am on June 23rd, 2013

    When Gus has long hanging drools and then shakes his head…..well lets just say the drool flys, and doesn’t always land in the best spot.

  4. Herd of Hounds
    8:38 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Gooood morning, everyone! Wow, a sumptious Sunday. We just hope ya’ll are ok after that rousing party, and Mealnie, lovely cake.

    Chetspeak and Egg Day, life doesn’t get much better. Darah isn’t quite big enough for a pillow, yet, but she awakens 2 leggers well with either 1) SNORES or 2) a LARGE, soggy paw :( She is the mistress of “projectile slobber.

  5. Herd of Hounds
    9:07 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Melanie, we had to laugh at you and the “vapors”. Mom has a perfect fan for you. She tooook it to the game due to the heat! It was passed out by a local TV station, heavy cardstock on a tongue depresser.

  6. Melanie
    9:08 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Gus is very good. One of our Ladies (Ellie) was able to shake her head and the drool splatter would go 20 feet.

    I am so proud of Darah. She is headed for being an ALPHA in Newfdom.

    You are welcome for your cake. I hope you got a piece.

    HEY, YOU KATS . .

    Did you like your wake up call this morning? (last post yesterday)
    All I have to say is, “It was Awesome Dawson’s idea)
    I was totally innocent. snicker

  7. Herd of Hounds
    9:20 am on June 23rd, 2013

    We all think Emma P spent toooo much time with Rio and/or Beau last night. She has major poops today. We are thinking of sending her west. Hey, B&S, got any more of those corgi shipping boxes?

  8. Herd of Hounds
    9:21 am on June 23rd, 2013

    GAH! POOTS not poops :( She poots and we can’t type.

  9. B. Stover
    9:39 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Hi Chet.

    Good morning all.

  10. Basil and Sage
    10:53 am on June 23rd, 2013

    GAH!!!!!!!
    MELENIE – GET THIS DAM CHICKEN OFF MY HEAD

    Owww owwww. shhhhhh. No more yelling. Oh my poor aching head.

  11. Herd of Hounds
    11:07 am on June 23rd, 2013

    B&S: Now you know to never trust Redbone hound et al again. Fun par tay though!

    Whoooo hooooo, mom thinks we can’t spell so she is doing it more. (hee, hee) We know that v e t spells FOOD, and r i d e spells FOOD and t r e a t spells FOOD. How dumb doooo they think we are?

  12. Siber-H
    11:08 am on June 23rd, 2013

    I don’t drool, but mom certainly doesn’t mind dogs that do.

    Redbone, Mom says you are putting ideas in my head about stopping at a race track on my way to return Natasha’s you know what. (I think it is a good idea)

    Good Morning All

  13. Herd of Hounds
    11:14 am on June 23rd, 2013

    FUN, FUN, FUN and has daddy put the t-bird away?

  14. O'Howlers
    11:18 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Happy Egg Day! We are lobbying for Hair of the Dog today…it will not be difficult to find at this place! What a great par-tay! Redbone sure knows how to host a fun gig. Dima got us home in the Sibaroo without Pop even noticing it was missing.

  15. Natasha the Nefarious Borzoi
    11:37 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Oh nooooooo. My Porsche…my beautiful Porsche…..now smell like bad naughties from hot ving eating Pugs.

    Siberrrrrrrrrrrr???

  16. Herd of Hounds
    11:39 am on June 23rd, 2013

    So that’s where and what Emma P “vas” doing!

  17. Melanie
    11:41 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Bad hair day. This guy needs Mr. Redbone Hound’s shine . .

  18. TMG
    11:45 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Meeeeeeeelaaaaanie, soooooooooo, Thaaaaaaaaat’sssss whaaaaaaaaat weeeeeee loooooook liiiiiiiiiiiike theeeee neeeeext mooooooooorning.

  19. Siber-H
    11:47 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Natasha, Just keep the top down on it and it will air out.

    Melanie, ugh

  20. Herd of Hounds
    11:56 am on June 23rd, 2013

    Melanie, more than ugh…disgusting!

  21. dawson
    11:58 am on June 23rd, 2013

    (Holding head together with both hands) Ow ow ow ow ow.
    Really?
    The post the day after the overdrinking of “shine” is about drool?! (Urp. Ow.) And then all and sundry must elaborate with details of 20 foot long slobber? (urp. ow.) And add extras about “poots” or “poops” or some disgusting thing. (Ow ow ow ow hurleaah! Ow ow ow.
    Melanie: I don’t remember anything about chickens – it wasn’t me. Sure, I brung ’em to begin with but when I went to sleep they were singing along with the kats…and even with the Sibers. That’s the last thing I remember…being serenaded to sleep with the jazz getting better and better.
    Redbone Hound: Great Party!
    Ohhhh. If you make this headache go away, I promise, I’ll never drink “shine” again.

  22. dawson
    12:03 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Pssst!
    Redbone Hound? Where are ya? I wonder if you can spare just a teeny bit of that “shine” to get me on home?

  23. TMG
    12:04 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    “Shine on, shine on harvest moon,
    Up in the sky.
    I ain’t had no lovin’ since
    January, Febuary, June or July”

  24. Redbone Hound
    12:09 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Why Miz Dawson – Ah would be proud to share a “hair of the dawg” ifn you’ll pardon the expression.
    Y’all need to practice up on your shine imbibing. Wonder if Miz Rebecca and Professor Bee ever got down offn the roof. Ah don’t think Ah’m quite up to going up there to lookit for ’em.

  25. Staff
    12:10 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Oh goodness. That Dawson seems to be having an ‘interesting’ morning.

  26. TMG
    12:11 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    FUN, FUN, FUN and has daddy put the t-bird away?

  27. Herd of Hounds
    12:14 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Stop, in the name of dawg… didn’t we say that?

  28. Charlie
    12:38 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    What a wonderful night—-an easy chair with B, a great view, and hot wings. It was so great that I don’t even care we still haven’t gotten to the funny parts in a not so funny Divine Comedy.

  29. SnowBella
    12:46 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Redbone: I did make it off the roof. Luna came by and blurred me home early this morning. She gave me a short lecture and a long disappointed look. She told me it is okay to fly with the pugs at night as long as I can soar with the sled dogs the next morning. Then she told me to get chores done first thing, but not before she gave me my sunglasses and told everyone to keep quiet.

  30. Staff
    12:48 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    5 days and the garden looks like a jungle. Mr.Staff sent me this picture today.

  31. Herd of Hounds
    12:53 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Wowser, what a jungle…er we mean garden!

  32. Basil and Sage
    12:57 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Staff – we could rumble in the jungle.

    HOH – don’t get all shook up.

  33. Herd of Hounds
    1:04 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Toooo much music reference, rumbling, shaking, goin’ to a par-tay at the county jail…

  34. B. Stover
    1:21 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Charlie: The Divine Comedy isn’t funny but Dante had fun writing it especially the Inferno. He put people he didn’t like in the lower circles…and some of them were still alive.

  35. Melanie
    2:37 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    B. Stover, that is funny. I wonder what they thought.

    POOL TIME! Anyone who wants to come please bring your water wings.

  36. Herd of Hounds
    2:49 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Darah and Lucy Lou don’t need no stinking water wings. (But we’ll bring them just to be sociable.) Be right there!

  37. Charlie
    2:59 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    B: Dante may be a good writer, but I think he needed help with his titles.

    Melanie: We’ll be right over. I will use two extra sets of water wings—a wing for each leg and a wing for each ear.

  38. Herd of Hounds
    3:01 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Splish, splash, this is better ‘n a bath. Whoo hoo, get over here, we’re havin’ all the fun.

  39. Herd of Hounds
    3:10 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Splish, splash, I jumped back in the bath.
    How was I to know there was another….another party
    goin’ on? We’ve got towels, and we’re a moooovin’ and
    a groooovin’.

  40. B. Stover
    3:23 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Dante claimed that the Divine Comedy was a poem of redemption–that sinners could still redeem themselves. I’ve always considered it a poem of revenge. Dante was exiled from Florence (probably for political reasons) and wrote the poem while in exile. (There was an order that he and others of his party be killed if they ever set foot in Florence.) He called the church (catholic at the time–“universal”) a “harlot” and was considered a heretic. He put seven popes in the Inferno.

  41. Pancho & Lefty
    3:26 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    What’s this? Sinners can still redeem themselves? This is good news. Good news indeed.

  42. B. Stover
    3:31 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Charlie: You also need to consider the three parts of the Divine Comedy: Interno, Purgatorio, (Dante is guided by the “shade” of Virgil) and Paradiso. He ends being guided by Beatrice (she represents “divine revelation” and is probably based on a woman Dante loved from afar) through Paradise.

  43. B. Stover
    3:32 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    That should be “Inferno.”

  44. Herd of Hounds
    3:38 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    B: “T” and “F” are awfully close. We have that problem, toooo.
    Interno, inferno, lost, found.

  45. Riö - The Evil Pug
    3:41 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Wookies Paw!….Heh!…He sent me a text from National Stadium saying he has a great seat and is having a good time even though the Rockies are kicking some Nat Butt today (so far)…grunt!

  46. Tupper and Gilly
    3:44 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    We don’t think we want to get into the pool full of Newfs and water-wing wearing Huskies. But if you need us, we’ll be Under the Boardwalk. Out of the sun. Under the boardwalk, we’ll be havin some fun.
    Just in case anyone wants to join us.

    Bee – Mama has a game she plays in her mind when someone has truly angered her. She calls it Fantasy Island, and she plots out the most dastardly revenge schemes. Some of them are truly brilliant, but of course she would never actually do them. She LOVES the idea that Dante wrote his enemies into circles of h e l l. That’s a new idea for Mama’s game. (Of course nowadays there are all kinds of libel laws….sigh)

  47. Herd of Hounds
    3:56 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    We hounds just had an epiphany (lucky we could spell it).
    Ya’ll spell things you don’t want us to know. Ya’ll think we can’t spell. Is that true here on the blog toooo? Like spelling to keep Mr. Moderator in the dark? Maybe?

  48. B. Stover
    3:57 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    T&G: Perhaps your mom could use aliases instead of real names. I think it would be fun to read her finished product.

    Dante wrote the poem in Italian rather than Latin so that more people could read it and not just those who were educated (universities taught in Latin then).

  49. Staff
    4:00 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rio, Check your SDD. Dawson needs some help.

  50. Herd of Hounds
    4:08 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    B: Mom has a booook in her head about “Messy Maggie”, one of the peck of parrots. We’ve told her to put it in the trash…no body cares about parrots who solve mysteries. Almost as silly as vanpire rabbits!

  51. Riö - The Evil Pug
    4:15 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Staff!….Dawson had my order all screwed up…grunt!…I hope she is set straight now…sniff!

  52. Siber-H
    4:16 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rio, I am glad you showed up. I was beginning to fear I had driven off and forgotten you at that rest stop on 1-40.

    This baseball game is going well for us Rockie fans.

  53. B. Stover
    4:18 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    HOH: You should tell your mom to write out the story.

  54. Riö - The Evil Pug
    4:24 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Game!….7 ta 6 and I’m chew’ the couch cushions….gasp!

  55. Riö - The Evil Pug
    4:26 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    SiberH!…How quickly a game can change….grunt!…We are hanging on by our claws right now….snort!

  56. Tupper and Gilly
    4:28 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    HOH – you broke the code. Almost anything can be said if spelled out instead of written. Or spelled wrong – which we can do with no problem.
    Shews
    Gamboling
    Farmacy

    You’ll catch on.

    Bee – we will put some thought into it…..

  57. Pancho & Lefty
    4:28 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Driven off without Rio! We remember when Rio was left on the baggage carousel after the royal wedding.

  58. Herd of Hounds
    4:34 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    T&G: We didn’t mean to break anything. Mom gets m a d
    when we break stuff. Please forgive we.

    Hope Rio is OK, or at least better than last night.

  59. Riö - The Evil Pug
    4:39 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Invisable!…I’m here – can’t you see me?…snort!…I’m the one with the couch cushion in my jaws…gah!

  60. Siber-H
    4:40 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    I have my paws over my eyes, Rio. I am afraid the Rockies will give this game away.

  61. Staff
    4:41 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rio, Dawson and I have received your SDD and we have anything corrected now. We were given bad instructions. I will have to notify our informant.

    The good news is our envelopes for the Padfolio’s are addressed and the Pads are protected with shrink wrap and cardboard. Once I am back in Clifford I will mail them at our little post office that is only open for 2 hours every M-F. Barb, the chicken spice book jars will be shipped after I arrive home also.

    Thanks for your patience everyone.

    Rebecca, check your SDD when you can please.

  62. Herd of Hounds
    4:41 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    The HOH has informed me that they, and by extension I, have created a fox paw. OOOOps! Mea culpa.

  63. Riö - The Evil Pug
    4:45 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Wooooo!…Hoooooo! They did not blow-it, like I thought they would…heh!heh!….Rockies winnit and split the series 2 ta 2 with the Nats….snort!…At least Wookie’s Paw had an exciting game today.
    Hair!…Of The Dawg to celebrate!…

  64. Riö - The Evil Pug
    4:47 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Boston!….Next stop Boston….gulp!

  65. Herd of Hounds
    4:49 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    what a weekend! Celebrate, celebrate, dance to the music. Help me T&G.

  66. SnowBella
    4:55 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Staff and Dawson: My surveillance was flawed. I need to get new bionoculars. Thank you for informing head quarters. The mission is back on track. Over and out.

  67. Siber-H
    5:09 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rockies Won!!!

    Boston is second only to St. Louis in the number of games won in both leagues. I’m starting to think these two teams are going to the World Series.

  68. Riö - The Evil Pug
    5:10 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rebecca!….The Mission would have been a success even if Dawson had sent out what she was intending…heh!heh!…My friend says it would have been A-Ok, so no worries…chuffle!

  69. Riö - The Evil Pug
    5:16 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rebecca!….Use those new binoculars and check your SDD…snort!

  70. O'Howlers
    5:27 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Speaking of missions, the ‘rents just successfully got those dang chicks moved from the Love Shack to theTaj Mahal a.k.a. washing machine carton. First, they were put into the Big Box with a minimal amount of sand. Moving that sand out of the old box to muck buckets was hard labor. Then the chicks went into the muck buckets while the taj mahal got put into place. Then those girls were moved back into their new digs. Now they are running around trying to figure out what happened. It has been reported that some of them are very upset that they can no longer escape to big adventures.

  71. Riö - The Evil Pug
    5:39 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Escape!…To big adventures would seem to me the Jaws of Death…snort!

  72. B. Stover
    6:03 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    The birds a perching with their beaks open. That’s how hot it is here…91 degrees.

  73. Princess Sam
    6:06 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    O’howlers, where did those chicks think they were going on their big escape?

  74. Herd of Hounds
    6:07 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Wow! Thaqt is HOT!

  75. O'Howlers
    6:16 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    The chicks’ big adventure is around the HOT DUSTY laundry room. That’s the only place they can get, except for when they were in the muck bucket while that room kinda sorta got vacuumed. We Huskies, who were not born yesterday continue “not noticing” any chick smells or chick sounds emanating from that room. heh heh. This plan is coming together like a well-executed bank robbery.

  76. Herd of Hounds
    6:20 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    OH: You are soooo cooool!

  77. Riö - The Evil Pug
    6:26 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Melanie!….snort!….I just read about you and Dawson’s wake-up call for all the Kats….heh!…Did it come off as planned?…wheeze!

  78. Herd of Hounds
    6:46 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    OH: You are HOT, You are Cool! You are soooo. HOH loves the OH.

  79. Riö - The Evil Pug
    6:54 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Robbery!…Am I missing sumthing?…grunt!…Those Sibers are not getting near those chicks….sniff!

  80. Barb & Maggie
    6:59 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Staff, the garden looks lush. We have beans blooming, so next week we should have some ready.

    That goat that was pictured earlier is an Angora goat. Barb had planned to get them when she first moved to the country, but went with Shetland sheep instead. The Angoras are beautiful and their wool is very valuable but they tend to get lice, where the Shetlands don’t.

    Is anyone going to watch Nick Wallenda try to wire walk across the Grand Canyon tonight? We will not watch it, way to nerve racking!

  81. Riö - The Evil Pug
    7:03 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Lice!…Gah!

    Wallenda!…Yes!…snort!…Thanks Barb, for reminding us about that. Do you happen to know when the “live” coverage starts?…sniff!…Seems I read where they were going ot delay the broadcast a few minutes…wonder why?…huffle!

  82. Riö - The Evil Pug
    7:12 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Walk!…Well, grump!…She wants to watch this guy walk across the Colorado River so now WE have to go for a walk early…sniff!…That Nick Wah-waw-lun-wooo. is making me mad.

  83. Herd of Hounds
    7:26 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Mom grew up watching the “flying WALLW
    ENDAS
    E

    eNDAS” and remembers some of their adventures.
    Mom

  84. Herd of Hounds
    7:28 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Mom grew up watching the “flying WALLW
    ENDAS
    E
    GAH! Just look at the last entry.

    eNDAS” and remembers some of their adventures.
    Mom

  85. Princess Sam
    7:29 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    HOH, are you going to watch the walk?

  86. Herd of Hounds
    7:30 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Mom remembers this.

  87. Herd of Hounds
    7:31 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Perhaps

  88. Herd of Hounds
    7:34 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Going to find it now. Like old days.

  89. Herd of Hounds
    7:35 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    C U l8r.

  90. Melanie
    7:35 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Riö, Dawson threw the first hen. She “says” she doesn’t remember any of it. I don’t believe that. She was snorting and laughing while she took aim. I think the Herbs got it the worst. I don’t think ever seen Kats levitate before . . snicker . . laughing . .

    So glad that some of the Plunderer Pack had a good time in the pool and under the ladder. I have just finished cleaning the pool . . Lots of fur!

    Time to read a bit and listen to Jimmy Buffet.

  91. Barb & Maggie
    7:54 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Was it sorta like throwing a frying pan, Dawson? Maybe about the same weight.

    We will NOT watch that guy. Several of his relatives have fallen to their deaths. Too much for us. Barb has a terrible fear of heights. She does not even like to drive over bridges!

  92. Princess Sam
    8:12 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    MagPie, the walk is televised with a ten second time delay. I thought it was stupid when he walked over Niagara Falls and I think this is stupid too. If he falls no one is going to see it and they shouldn’t. So what’s to watch really.

  93. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:12 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Watching!….We are watching because we have never seen this guy do anything LIVE before – or at least a few minutes later than live…grump!

  94. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:13 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Succeed!…We are watching him succeed Sammie, not fall to his sure death…grunt!…Isn’t that why everyone is watching?

  95. Princess Sam
    8:19 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    I like the Niagara Falls walk better because he was wearing tether. If he fell they had an elaborate routine to come rescue him. That was what I thought would be interesting to see.

  96. Melanie
    8:28 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    NOT WATCHING . .

    I did, however, find the perfect hat for SnowBella.
    I think her name is now MosquitoBella.

  97. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:29 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Sammie!…You are taking this all very personally…sniff!…This is what the guy does for a living. He walks the wire and makes a LOT of money. My friend drives the high-way twice a day and makes NO money – everyone puts themselves in danger by the nature of living…sniff!….Look at Chet and Bernie, for example.

  98. Tupper and Gilly
    8:33 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    We won’t watch the Wallenda show off. We figure that if he makes it – good for him. If he doesn’t, there will be replay after replay, ad nauseum.

    But we are going to check out the new game show – think it’s called “WhoDunnit” or some such. It is like those dinner theater murder mysteries, but this is a game show to see who can figure out who the murderer is. Sounds like it could be fun – or not. We will see.

    And then we might go outside and take a peak at the sky. We’ve heard it said that There’s a Bad Moon On The Rise.
    Take it away HOH….

  99. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:35 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    WhoDunnit!…That sounds very interesting, maybe more than this walk – but when does that show start?…grunt!…Maybe we can watch both…heh!heh!

  100. O'Howlers
    8:39 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Have any of youse guys seen the t.v. Show “Copper”? We got email aboit it from DirectTV.

  101. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:40 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Show!…We found it – it is on at 8:00pm here on channel 7 …grunt!….That sounds like fun. I hope they do not ruin it with Reality Melodrama…sneeze!

  102. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:46 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Cooper!… Not the guy from Twin Peaks??….sniff!..We will watch him anytime…heh!

    Fascinating!….Learning how they put the Wire up for Nick W. and stabalized it is fascinating…grunt!

  103. Tupper and Gilly
    8:48 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    We’re saying good night everyone – early day tomorrow.

  104. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:52 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Show!…So did they check out the show or not…grunt!…Not a word about it before they scrambled off to bed…sniff!

  105. O'Howlers
    8:53 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Twin Peaks? Don’t think so, Rio.

  106. O'Howlers
    9:25 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    G’night all. Been a tiring weekend.

  107. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:26 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Nap!….yawn!…I fell asleep waiting for Nick to walk the 2 inch wire…snort!…He still has not started… heh!

    Cooper!…Remember Agent Cooper from Twin Peaks?…sniff!…If this show is about that Cawfee Drinking Agent Cooper, then we are all in…heh!…Actually saw Dale Cooper on the Good Wife this season. Same quirky guy…chorkel!

  108. SnowBella
    9:29 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Melanie: I wear my mosquito net everyday while I do dog chores. It is a life saver. I’ve started playing around with making my own in fun Belle Starr colors.

  109. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:30 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Nick!…Walking to the start of the Walk…heh!…His wife says he is a Dad first and a Daredevil second…snort!…Baloney!

  110. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:35 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Next!…yeeep!…He should finally start walking out into and onto air…yeeep!…Very scary. I think The Middle is the most scary for some reason…wheeze!

  111. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:39 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    OMG!….He has a camera on him so we can see “down” at what he sees…yeeeeepp!

  112. c.hobbit
    9:39 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    My dog and I were outside today for about an hour. Sadie was watching me do some painting. I kept spraying myself down and looked over at Sadie and saw her head covered in mosquitoes. I remembered a vet told me to spray my hand and then gently pat the dog so that is what I did. My own head (mostly face) has picked up a few more bites. The mosquitoes also hitch a ride on clothes and come inside the house. The mosquitoes have been so bad this summer that some stores are sold out of bug dope. It is strange that they winter over at -50 and -60.

  113. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:45 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    CHobbit!…That is how my friend gets that nasty smelling stuff on us…grunt!….She sprays her hand and then acts like she wants to pet me and Beau..grump!

    Unbelievable!…. WIND!…He is way out there now and the wind is high… GASP!…. The cable is quivering more than they expected…GASP!…Lord watch over this fool…snort!

  114. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:50 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Breathtaking!….Utterly breathtaking!…wheeze!…He is Halfway and, and, and holy cow! …gasp!

  115. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:52 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Tense!….When the wire quivers (or sumthing) too much he actually kneels down and waits….gah!…How can he do that??

  116. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:57 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Prayer!….We are all praying for him now….He is so close to being safe….snort!…The wind has been really high…gah…He is so close to being safe…wheeze!

  117. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:01 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Scarier!…It is even scarier now because he is so close and …gasp!…He trotted to the end….wheeze!…MADE IT!…Damn fool!…He made it!…sob!sob!…

  118. Melanie
    10:07 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Bella, just be careful not to put any rhinestones in the way of your vision. Perhaps they could cascade done your back?

    C. Hobbit. Our state bird is not the mosquito, but it certainly seems that way this year. I have moved my evening walk into during the day. Hotter, but I’m not hitting myself constantly.

  119. SnowBella
    10:17 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rio: Thank you for you play-by-play! You pay for the whole seat, but you only need the edge the way you commentate.

    CHH: You can tell someone is from outside when they ask, “What happen to your face,” as they see all the mosquito bites on your face.

  120. Barb & Maggie
    10:22 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rio, We are actually glad to hear that he made it. This is supposed to be the zenith of his career, but we were afraid he would not make it across. Can’t imagine anyone doing such a crazy thing, but he is 7th generation of high wire walkers.

    Now off to bed for us. Nighty noodles.

  121. Macy
    10:24 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Good morning everybody’ I can’t believe I am up and ready to go and the sun is not even up yet. Rise and shine y’all.

  122. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:31 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Easy!…It was not “easy” for him…snort!…There were many concerns. He had to stop a couple of times because the wire was quivering too much…He had serious visual problems – can’t think of the word he used…the rocks vs the pendulums swinging and the wire moving. He did not relax up there at all…tense!

  123. SnowBella
    10:32 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Umm…Macy…we are in the p.m, not the a.m. I think you may have slept the day away.

  124. Melanie
    10:38 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Wishing I could be like Macy. Not though, so I’ll sleep now.

  125. Macy
    10:51 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Oops. I guess no one around here is going to stay up with me so I guess I will call it (another) night. Great party!!!

  126. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:55 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Rose!….Where in the World is Rose?…sniff!…She has been missing. Did I over-look a vacation notice or sumthing?…grunt!

  127. SnowBella
    10:59 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Macy: Sweet min-pin dreams

    Rio: I was wondering the same thing.

  128. Riö - The Evil Pug
    11:04 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    WhoDunnit!….Oh my gosh. This show could get quite dramatic…heh!…It started off sort of lame, but I think the fact the same people remain on the show and those who do not do well in solving the crime are targeted for “removal” in yet another murder mystery that the remaining guests have to solve…heh!heh!…This could get interesting…sniff!…Another sort of survival show I guess…grunt!

  129. Riö - The Evil Pug
    11:06 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    ROSE!….Come Home!…snort!…We miss you!

  130. SnowBella
    11:13 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Maybe Wose is still on the roof?

  131. Staff
    11:22 pm on June 23rd, 2013

    Good night Macy, Barb, Melanie,

    Snowbella and CHobbit,
    Gosh I know Dawson talks about her troubles with bugs when she is home. She has some funny stories about grilling and watching the neighbor try to work outdoors. She is in bed though so you won’t get to hear them. I am going to finish some more packing. The car is a lot more full than when I came.

    Nighty noodle all youse.

    Come home Rose.

  132. Melanie
    1:11 am on June 24th, 2013

    We’re having a heat wave . . Then I have an “energy surge”. Jeeze Louise.

    ‘Night Macy, ‘night Riö, ‘night Bella, ‘night Staff, ‘night John-Boy . .

  133. SnowBella
    2:10 am on June 24th, 2013

    Say good night, Melanie.

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