Friend of the Month Reminder!

Time for the friend of the month reminder! See Milwaukee Millie over there on the right? She’s Chet’s Friends of the Month for June. All her human companion did was send in a photo to the gallery. The random number generator (see below) did the rest, and HC qualified for a signed and paw-printed copy of The Sound and the Furry. This could be you! Just send in a photo.

R#G (made in a Seattle garage by dudes in flannel shirts):

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137 Responses to “Friend of the Month Reminder!”

  1. O'Howlers
    8:06 am on June 30th, 2014

    Good morning! Mom is here having a vacation. This is seriously distracting us from our normal workaday lives.
    Last night, they came home late, from a grand old time at the Brit pub where the Manatawny Ramblers were playing, and the outdoor patio, deck, lower deck, and big lawn were filled to the brim with happy 2-leggeds celebrating a beautiful summer night. Pop had wings, Mom had quesadilla. Beer was plentiful. This place is well-known for their ever-changing large variety of beer. They don’t even advertise, yet business booms.
    Nana, we did not remember when your trip to Diluth (not east!) is. Do you leave today? Fare thee well!
    Macy, if we are not too late, we want to weigh in on the flea spot-on stuff. We get that stuff once a month, but we get it from the v-e-t. Once upon a time, Mom used Biospot, which you can buy cheap from pet places. Moonman had a severe reaction and ended up in emergency for the weekend. Do NOT use that stuff.

  2. Herd of Hounds
    8:12 am on June 30th, 2014

    Good morning, OH on vacation and everyone! FOTM? So soon? Boomers and rain all night made it a 4 dawg night around here. A large, warm pile of 2 and 4 leggers :) WE did a good job, yes we did.
    Have a summer Monday be it warm, wet, wild or westful (or in Nana’s case, “eastful”)

  3. Barb & Maggie
    9:24 am on June 30th, 2014

    Good morning all. Got up this morning and saw a tornado warning on our Smart phone for 2:00 a.m. Glad it didn’t happen as we were sleeping thru it!

    Howlers, have a great, relaxing and productive vaca.

  4. BearSpiritDog
    9:26 am on June 30th, 2014

    OMD! It’s Monday already? Then that means
    Tomorrow Chet will be announcing the new FOTM.
    Dudes in flannel shirts…Lol.

    Hounds: Eastful. snicker. It Could be a Muggy Monday too.

    O’Howlers: Nana is leaving on the Red Eye tomorrow night (actually Wednesday morning in the wee small hours)
    Paws crossed for clear weather. Yeep.

    Barb&Magpie: Yowzer! Apparently your Smarty Phone didn’t feel the need to Wake-You-Up.

  5. Wose-the small and meek
    9:39 am on June 30th, 2014

    Greetings

    Bear, Will RioMas be tracking Nana’s flight?

    Not much going on at WosenGrizz’s. Job hunting, head shrinking (for me), eating, and on-line tutoring for the Prof.

    Good day to all!

  6. B.Stover
    9:47 am on June 30th, 2014

    Dudes in flannel shirts?

    Good morning all.

  7. Macy's mom
    9:59 am on June 30th, 2014

    I finally got Belle treated. It is Petarmor from WallyWorld.

  8. Herd of Hounds
    10:09 am on June 30th, 2014

    MM: LOL :)

  9. Wose-the small and meek
    10:09 am on June 30th, 2014

    ML: I am laughing out loud!!!

  10. Alice M. Johnson
    10:14 am on June 30th, 2014

    Siber-H was returned to his desert home in the wee small hours of the morning. I wouldn’t want to upset his Mom by returning him late…heh.

    Mission accomplished. I think if you google a certain part of Alaska and look at the ‘street view’ you will see a huge red ‘oil spill’. snicker. Good aiming Mr.Husky. And good intel from some 4 leggeds in AK as to where to aim.

    Alice out

  11. Staff
    10:15 am on June 30th, 2014

    ML I’m in the moooood for luv…snicker

  12. Macy's mom
    10:17 am on June 30th, 2014
  13. Billy's Buddy
    10:21 am on June 30th, 2014

    ML: How udderly charming!

  14. Herd of Hounds
    10:21 am on June 30th, 2014

    WE are glad to hear last night’s mission was a success and Mr. Siber H was returned safe and sound. Hoping Wyatt gets another chance to be a miscreant since mom thinks he is so lovable.

  15. Tupper and Gilly
    10:26 am on June 30th, 2014

    Aren’t we milking the bovine humor just a little?

  16. Herd of Hounds
    10:28 am on June 30th, 2014

    What do you call the irrational desire to moo at cows?

    Bovilexia!

  17. BearSpiritDog
    10:35 am on June 30th, 2014

    Macy’s Mom: We are sending this on to Nana’s sister in Montana.
    She’s the Cowgirl in the family.

    Alice & Siber-H: WoooHooo!! Mission Accomplished!

    Wose: Due to the Late Hour RioMas may or may not be up and running. We shall see…..

    Tupper&Gilly: You are Precognitive!..seeing the Hound’s Post before it happened!

  18. Wose-the small and meek
    10:51 am on June 30th, 2014

    Dear Plunderers: An e-mail has been circulating that has many of us confused. On last night’s blog, Rebecca mentioned that she posted a letter on Dishlickers.
    Please read this letter.

  19. Siber-H
    10:54 am on June 30th, 2014

    Stover, About the “dudes in flannel shirts”…

    Spence must be referring to the Seattle music scene. In the early nineties a subculture of rock bands emerged in Seattle called grunge rock. They wore flannel shirts and got started playing in their garages.

  20. Masquers
    10:56 am on June 30th, 2014

    Thank you, Rose.
    Wyatt: You did a great job at distracting Siber’s mom last night…until she caught on…she is one smart cookie.

  21. Siber-H
    11:02 am on June 30th, 2014

    Wose, Thank you for the info.

    A very successful mission last night….thanks to Alice, the Thieves and Wyatt. I am sure the Navy Seals will be trying to sign us up.

    It is suppose to get up to 101 here today. I have closed up my construction business until the heat wave breaks.

  22. B.Stover
    11:03 am on June 30th, 2014

    Thank you Siber-H. Now I understand.

    For some reason I can’t get on Dishlickers.

  23. Siber-H
    11:13 am on June 30th, 2014

    I can’t get on dishlickers either.
    Would it be possible to email us what is on dishlickers?

  24. Staff
    11:24 am on June 30th, 2014

    B and Mr.Husky check your SDD…

  25. Wose-the small and meek
    11:30 am on June 30th, 2014

    Plunderers: Check your SDD. If I missed anyone, please forward.

    Off to have my head shrunk.

  26. Siber-H
    11:32 am on June 30th, 2014

    Thank you very much, Rose and Staff.

  27. Masquers
    11:38 am on June 30th, 2014

    Thanks for the followup Rose and Staff.
    Hmmm…BSD says he was able to get on Dish okay…hope he didn’t break something.

  28. B.Stover
    11:44 am on June 30th, 2014

    Thank you Rose and Staff.

  29. Staff
    11:44 am on June 30th, 2014

    Plunderers, If you don’t use Yahoo often you may have missed the announcement about Windows 8 (non)support. That might be one reason you are not able to get into dishlickers. There is also an undersea cable that was cut that is affecting some users. Here is a link to more info. sent out by Yahoo

    https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN24087.html?impressions=true

  30. O'Howlers
    11:52 am on June 30th, 2014

    We use the Yahoo Mail app on our iPaw to get to Dishlickers.

  31. B.Stover
    12:01 pm on June 30th, 2014

    I can get into Dishlickers using Chrome. Thank you Staff.

  32. BearSpiritDog
    12:11 pm on June 30th, 2014

    We Here are using FireFox.

  33. BearSpiritDog
    12:15 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Strange that Windows 8 is Not supported. Or, is it?

  34. BearSpiritDog
    12:16 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Strange I mean.

  35. Siber-H
    12:25 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Carpola, This is all beyond me. I am doing well to just survive with Windows 8. They can’t expect me to do anything fancy to get into Yahoo email.

  36. Herd of Hounds
    12:38 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Wose, thanks for the intel in your post/email. We have been concerned but are frequently out of the loop…or maybe loopy!
    We are here for support, moral or otherwise :) Please.

  37. Masquers
    12:40 pm on June 30th, 2014

    May windows 7 live long and prosper
    TechNoKat

  38. Zeus
    1:10 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Siber, I was just hired for a construction job! I will be assisting in the building of a sand box!
    After I build it, it will be mine mine mine!

  39. Barb & Maggie
    1:43 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Bear, The reason the Smart phone didn’t wake us up is that a not-so-smart person turns her phone off at night so she will not be disturbed. Especially by those pesky little things like tornadoes!
    Very lucky here, touchdown was in neighboring town and another about 6-7 miles from here. Neighbors and Josh and Jess were up for hours, Kelly and her family went to the basement. The bike shop alarm went off at 3:00 from the storm. And us, we had a good night’s sleep!

  40. c.hobbit
    2:19 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Sadie and I spent the day yesterday playing and sleeping together. She seems less lost. In the meantime I am still trying to find one missing shoe that Ikette drug somewhere. I’ve covered the house so I guess I will check outside. :-)

  41. Wyatt, the Bad Ass
    2:20 pm on June 30th, 2014

    SiberH’s Maw: I may have been over zealous with my dainty licks last night. I hope I didn’t leave a mark. Thanks again for the Slim Jims and belly rubs. It was my favorite covert operation to date.

  42. Tupper and Gilly
    2:30 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Wyatt – you silly, naughty dawg.

    tee hee

  43. Wyatt, the Bad Ass
    2:51 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Silly? Naughty? Are youse talking to me? I hope so. My silliness and naughtiness worked like a charm. SiberH was able to complete his mission, and I got Slim Jims out of the deal. Plus, I learnt a lot about disguises and how they are necessary. In fact, I left a note for the Giant requesting he draw a moosetash and surprised eyebrows on me for my next disguise.

  44. Siber-H
    3:28 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Wyatt, There is not much a dog can do that will piss mom off. She enjoyed visiting with you. And, the mission was a huge success.

    Zeus, Sand! You can practice for when you come visit me. if you decide you like digging in sand, I can show you Paradise.

  45. Wookie's & Teddy's Dad
    4:14 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Teddy and Zeta had a grand time on Saturday, having clearly missed each other considerably while Teddy was in Vermont and celebrating by frolicking in Seneca Creek. A couple of photos follow (SiberH, you may want to shield your eyes). Although I will note that while Zeta did get into the water with Teddy, she was very careful to ensure that her mascara did not run, not one little bit.

  46. Wookie's & Teddy's Dad
    4:15 pm on June 30th, 2014

    And this is Teddy swimming. He is quite the swimmer.

  47. Wookie's & Teddy's Dad
    4:16 pm on June 30th, 2014

    And the last one is Teddy shaking off the water after getting out of the creek. Shake, Teddy, shake!

  48. Wose-the small and meek
    4:23 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Love the pictures! I am sure that Zeta missed Teddy very much!

    Siber-H: Not even dipping your paw in water?

  49. dawson
    4:29 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Reunited!
    Wookie’s & Teddy’s Dad: I never get tired of looking at pictures of Teddy Ruff Rider and Zeta. Teddy looks like he has passed his “A” levels at swimming…and what fun to shake that water off!

  50. Mollypop's Mom
    4:32 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Teddy, I love those pictures! Particularly the one of you swimming.

  51. Tupper and Gilly
    4:52 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Wonderful pictures.
    Teddy – it’s ok that you have gone back to your true love. We knew your fling with Gilly was just a vacation thing.

    Wyatt – we think the Giant should draw a moosetache and surprised eyebrows on your Lady while she is asleep. Then the two of you can go out on a mission together.

  52. Siber-H
    4:53 pm on June 30th, 2014

    WOW! Teddy is a good swimmer! He seems to really like it.
    Good for Zeta! I wonder what the two of them are talking about in that picture.

    Wose, Not one paw. Not one toenail.

  53. Mollypop's Mom
    4:56 pm on June 30th, 2014

    I made a delicious dinner. Spaghetti squash with tomatoes, feta cheese, basil and black olives. Now comes the cleanup. When I put the spaghetti squash in the microwave I couldn’t remember if it was six minutes or eight minutes so I did it for eight. It exploded and even blew the door open which probably saved some damage. Now it’s cleanup time.

  54. Tupper and Gilly
    5:15 pm on June 30th, 2014

    MPM – the squash should be either cut in half and cleaned out before cooking, face down, or you can cut deep slits in it to let the steam out.
    That could have been a baaaad accident. Yeeep!

  55. BearSpiritDog
    5:26 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Thieves! Heh. Quick Draw McGraw.

    Teddy&Zeta Photos. Love Them All! Like MollyPop’s Mom we especially love seeing the Ruff Rider doing the Dog Paddle.

  56. BooBear
    5:28 pm on June 30th, 2014

    I love seeing the Teddy and Zeta pictures too. It’s amazing what a close bond they have.

  57. Wose-the small and meek
    5:32 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Teddy is the true Johnny Weissmuller of the nation withi-in! And Zeta is his Jane.

  58. Mollypop's Mom
    5:34 pm on June 30th, 2014

    T&G, i’ve never been strong enough to cut a spaghetti squash in half. Instead I have used the microwave for years, piercing the squash with a fork. From now on I will use your suggestion of deep slits. The explosion sounded like an atomic bomb.

  59. dawson
    5:40 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Yikes!
    Mollypop’s & Loulou’s Mom: Ummm…dinner sounds delish?

    Dog Bless All You Plunderers!

    Speaking of tornadoes…looks as if one has hit this house. I wish I could wiggle my nose and clean it up like Samantha on I Dream of Jeannie.

  60. BearSpiritDog
    5:56 pm on June 30th, 2014

    We Remember That Show! Err, shows…one was I Dream of Jeannie and the other BeWitched. Sam was the one who wiggled her nose.
    Jeannie had the first (scandalous) bare midriff.

  61. Staff
    6:10 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Mollypop’s Mom, Our Mom, Maggie, did that once also. It was a fairly large spaghetti squash and when the microwave blew open the squash splattered into the open shelving on the other side of the nook.

    Oh man was that a lot of clean up- according to Maggie. Luckily I wasn’t there. heh. I am always very careful to make sure I make enough stabs into the squash now. Good luck on the cleanup.

    OK guys, here is a confession. In trying to sound like I knew what I was talking about concerning the yahoo problem, I called Internet Explorer 8 Windows 8. It is IE 8 that is not supported. Internet Explorer 8 is one of the browsers that Microsoft uses to access the web Windows 8 is the upgrade after Windows 7 that we all love to hate. Have I confused you completely yet? I had to go look it up to see if I meant what I am trying to say.

    And if you use Chrome or Firefox you should have no problems.

    AHHH MPM dear, Can you explain it better?

  62. dawson
    6:12 pm on June 30th, 2014

    BearSpiritDog: Yes, it was Bewitched.

  63. Barb & Maggie
    6:18 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Sam was definitely on Bewitched, staring Elizabeth Montgomery. BarbarA Eden played Jeannie and she did have a bare midriff, but she was not allowed to show her belly button. Has tv changed a little since those days? And remember married couples always had twin beds!

  64. dawson
    6:23 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Staff: Clear as mud!

  65. Siber-H
    6:27 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Staff, Good Try

  66. Macy's mom
    6:30 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Bovilexia is a real thing!! Who knew?

    T and G har har.

    John Melon Camp’s drum set

  67. BearSpiritDog
    6:32 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Staff: That is Good to Know…Don’t upgrade to IE8…and here we always thought the Number 8 was supposed to be Good Luck.

  68. Herd of Hounds
    6:34 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Gah! WE go out for a couple of hours and what happens? 1960’s TV shows, exploding squash, Teddy and Zeta fotos, techno jargon that we couldn’t understand if it was in English and a MOO-ving bunch of comments :)

  69. Masquers
    6:35 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Oh, no. ML has gone over to the Hound Side.

  70. Herd of Hounds
    6:35 pm on June 30th, 2014

    MM: and all these years we thought it was John Mellon-Head!

  71. Mollypop's Mom
    6:41 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Staff, your explanation was perfectly understood. IE8 is the culprit. I’m very happy in the Mac world now.

    Bear, my DVD of The Last Waltz is the film made from the concert by Martin Scorsese.

  72. Wose-the small and meek
    6:42 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Hmmmm…my post disappeared. Jeannie’s thing was blinking her eyes. She would fold her arms out in front of her, and blink, and everything would be perfect. If only.

  73. Macy's mom
    6:44 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Heh-heh, my inner punster has been awakened by HOH and Diane C. Not sure if I can get the genie back in the bottle.

    Swim, Teddy, Swim like the wind.

  74. Dirty Daddy Dawg
    6:46 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Mollypop’s Mom, Sharon tells me you had an exploding spaghetti squash. Know they are hard to open or stab for you of the fairer sex so try stabbing the heck out of it with a chopstick. This lets out lots of steam.

  75. Tupper and Gilly
    6:55 pm on June 30th, 2014

    MPM – there is a trick to cut it in half

    Lay the squash in its side. Insert the POINT of a large sharp knife deep into the squash. Then use the inserted blade to create a “seam”. Easy peasy.

  76. Barb & Maggie
    7:12 pm on June 30th, 2014

    BIG storms coming in here. Electric already sputtered a couple of times. Tornado warning for the next hour, and then another wave comes in around 9-10:00.

    You Sam wrinkled her nose, Jeannie blinked. Life was simple back then.

  77. Thieves!
    7:12 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Digger: We are big fans of the fairer sex. We can’t help it what with their fur, fangs and ears. Plus, they smell so good.

    We have been led to believe that RioMas has fancy rolling office chairs. We might be convinced to help with tracking duty while Nana is up in the air so long as we can see how those rolly polly office chairs corner.

  78. Thieves!
    7:15 pm on June 30th, 2014

    We blink and wrinkle our noses all the time and nothing fancy ever happens. We must be doing something wrong. As far as mid drifts showing, well we show ours all the time. We find that it easier to get belly rubs and who wouldn’t wan their belly rubbed.

  79. Wose-the small and meek
    7:29 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Thieves! Roly Poly chairs. Heh! The National Geographic show about dogs Grizz and I watched had dogs that were taught to drive cars. That’s the ticket.

    We also found out on that show that Rio and Beau are royalty.

  80. Thieves!
    7:39 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Wose: Did the show happen to mention anything about dogs who hot wire cars? No? Good. Let’s keep that bit of information between us.

  81. Herd of Hounds
    7:41 pm on June 30th, 2014

    (Baby Blondie checking in) DDD has a Roly poly chair in front of his ‘puter…the BIG one. Sometimes in the mornings when I get mom up to make sniffers, she lays down in his room and I climb in the R.P. chair. Let me tell you, the arms are crunchy chewy :)

  82. Wose-the small and meek
    7:49 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Thieves! My lips are sealed.

  83. Thieves!
    7:57 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Digger: Bring your RP chair to RioMas headquarters. We can race for pinks. We can also drink beer and dine on hot wings.

  84. Thieves!
    7:58 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Wose: Sealed with a dainty lick because a slurpy pug kiss won’t stick.

  85. Mollypop's Mom
    7:59 pm on June 30th, 2014

    T&G, I have tried your method with the very sharp knife, and I can report that I have escaped with all 10 fingers intact. And the spaghetti squash was totally intact too.

  86. Wose-the small and meek
    8:04 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Aw, Thieves!

  87. Riö – The Evil Pug
    8:12 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Grump!…Someone came home in a really bad mood…sniff!…Seems the software exploded and took prisoners…grunt!…Someone is not a happy-camper with those guys who claim to know how to write code. Their Spaghetti Code blew up just like MollysMaws squash…gruffle!…The Hot-Shot is still at work trying to put out fires…grumble!

  88. Dirty Daddy Dawg
    8:13 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Am kinda fond of my RP chair and have blown more than 2 zzzzzzs in it, but will come by and race for pinks (didn’t Lucy do that with her crash cart?) only because beer and hot wings are in the picture. Maybe we can find some reindeer sausage too.

  89. Riö – The Evil Pug
    8:17 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Game!…Hey! Thank goodness there is a Rockies vs Washington game on right now…snort!…This will calm my friend down in no time…wheeze!…Washington is Teddy’s Team…heh!

  90. Thieves!
    8:34 pm on June 30th, 2014

    DDD: You had us at reindeer.

    Rio: Are youse available to hang with Digger at RioMas tonight? Reindeer sausage might be the trick to calm you if not your friend.

  91. BearSpiritDog
    8:36 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Most Unfavorite Thing of the Week. Our next door neighbor, who has a huge lawn, waits until the end of the day to mow it.
    Right during our Nap Time. How Rude!

    Who was that comedian who used to smash Watermelons on Stage?
    Squashes, Smellmelons same difference right?
    MollyPop’s Mom: We can understand your trepidation and
    Tupper’s Mama: How do you KNOW when it’s on its side?

  92. Masquers
    8:39 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Yeep! I fear for air control central when the Thieves and DDD descend upon the premises.
    and Thieves…take-off is not tonight it’s tomorrow night/morning of the 2nd.

  93. Mollypop's Mom
    8:40 pm on June 30th, 2014

    BSD, ha ha.

  94. Dirty Daddy Dawg
    8:46 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Gallagher smashed fruits. Funny.

  95. Thieves!
    8:47 pm on June 30th, 2014

    BSD: Devil! The devil is in the details! Although it might be good for us to do a dress rehearsal what with being temps for the first time.

  96. Dirty Daddy Dawg
    8:47 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Not sure about flight tracking but if I can be of assistance, why the heck not?

  97. Barb & Maggie
    8:51 pm on June 30th, 2014

    BSD, Barb went to a Gallagher show once in Milwaukee and sat in the “wet seats”. The better seats up front came with a disposable plastic pancho so your clothes didn’t get wet when he smashed things. And he was funny.

  98. Luna
    9:01 pm on June 30th, 2014

    I can see where this is heading. I am going to send Savannah along with the Thieves to RioMas headquarters for flight tracking. She can be trusted. She’s also good with details.

  99. Riö – The Evil Pug
    9:14 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Dirty!…You can squeak the wheels of the big ole Auction Machine Rebecca bought for us at a garage sale with a few bottles of real Tennessee Shine…snort!…That stuff will really make the auction really roll!…heh!heh!

  100. Riö – The Evil Pug
    9:14 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Dirty!…This goes for Flight Tracking at RioMas too…heh!heh!

  101. Riö – The Evil Pug
    9:16 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Grammar!…Way too many “reallys” in one of those sentences…grunt!

  102. Herd of Hounds
    9:16 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Mom said she is glad that Luna has a calm head and is prevailing. If the DDD gets out of line, Savannah can just grab his pant leg.

  103. Riö – The Evil Pug
    9:17 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Game!…Suddenly like a flash the Nationals are ahead of the game by 6 ta 2 …grunt!…This happened in about one play…sniff!…Here we go again. Down!Down!Down like a ball of fire…wheeze!

  104. dawson
    9:23 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Rio: What!? I peeked just a few minutes ago and it was Rockies 2 Nats 1!

  105. Luna
    9:27 pm on June 30th, 2014

    It is true, the Big Ole Auction Machine, BOAM for short—it was either that or taking to calling it Nameless—was purchased at a garage sale. It didn’t come with instructions and required some modifications for tracking bids. Between the handymannes of AJ, Mick the person, not the puppy’s mechanical genius, and a lot of guess work and swearing, chances are it will be up and running come auction time. The Thieves should be able to hot wire it, too but you didn’t hear that from me. Since the explosion of the Bid-o-matic 3000 and the subsequent demise of Auction Central, the lean-to that served as AC during the last auction has been expanded. To honor our Heartfriend, the new and improved AC will be painted with purple trim. My mama is also contemplating painting the door to the auction house purple.

  106. Luna
    9:28 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Handyman-ness! Gah!

  107. Mollypop's Mom
    9:32 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Now I am really in a time warp. Last night it was Bob Dylan from 1978, and he was great, by the way. Now Megan Kelly FOXNews has an interview with Bill Ayers from the weathermen. She is really confronting him about the bombings, even though they were way back when. You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows – Dylan.

  108. Barb & Maggie
    9:49 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Closing down now as next storm approaches. Good night all.

  109. Masquers
    9:50 pm on June 30th, 2014

    B&M: Keep your smartphone on!

  110. Herd of Hounds
    9:58 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Sleeping comes so naturally to us, we could do it with our eyes closed :) Nighty night.

  111. BearSpiritDog
    10:08 pm on June 30th, 2014

    MollyPop’s Mom: Thank You for answering our question of last night about The Last Waltz.
    We Love Dylan too!

    Nite All from us too. Tomorrow is a Busy Day – Bear

  112. Riö – The Evil Pug
    10:28 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Walk!…Wheeze!…I go on a long walk and when I come back I don’t understand anything…grunt!…Am I getting Pug-zimers?…sniff!

    BOAM!…Somehow we need to come up with a name for the new Auction Central(machine) that equates to BOOM! because that is what always happens sooner or later…heh!heh!

  113. Tupper and Gilly
    10:35 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Rio – Big Ole Outbidding Machine. Boom.

  114. Riö – The Evil Pug
    10:37 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Tupper!…heh!heh!snort!…We need a few more ideas to make a final decision, but that is a really good one!…chuffle!

  115. Thieves!
    10:47 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Our Lady says the default name for pups is Poopsie-McPoopsalot. Is this the same practice for nameless bidding machines we wonder out loud.

  116. Tupper and Gilly
    11:15 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Beer Operated Outlaw Machine

  117. Riö – The Evil Pug
    11:17 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Boom!…Big Over-sized Outdated Machine…sniff!…Sort of like the R#G above, only clankier…gah!

  118. Riö – The Evil Pug
    11:18 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Hey!….Beer Operated Outlaw Machine…heh!heh!..snort!…I like that one a lot. Pulls many elements of Auction Central together nicely…snuffle!

  119. Tupper and Gilly
    11:28 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Bid Oppugning Obfuscating Machine

  120. Thieves!
    11:30 pm on June 30th, 2014

    How about Duck and Cover!

  121. Riö – The Evil Pug
    11:33 pm on June 30th, 2014

    BOOM!…I like Big Ole Outbidding Machine the best so far…heh!heh!…Big Ole Bed is calling me right now…sneeze!..Goodnight all!

  122. Tupper and Gilly
    11:34 pm on June 30th, 2014

    We start the day with cows, now we have ducks.

    What’s next, we sheepishly ask.

  123. Macy's mom
    11:42 pm on June 30th, 2014

    T and G Baaaaah

  124. Tupper and Gilly
    11:44 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Well, we can’t help it. These puns just get our goat.

  125. Macy's mom
    11:52 pm on June 30th, 2014
  126. Macy's mom
    11:53 pm on June 30th, 2014
  127. Masquers
    11:55 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Say what, Macy?

  128. Thieves!
    11:59 pm on June 30th, 2014

    Cows, ducks and bears, oh my! Tonight while our Lady was doing chores, we wouldn’t settle down. Out of the corner of her eye, she saw a black shape move through the trees just yards away? Was it a black bear? We can’t be certain, but we do know that our Lady made quick work of the chores tonight. We will be on the look out all night long.

  129. Masquers
    12:02 am on July 1st, 2014

    Thieves! You are one the first watch…nite patrol.

  130. Thieves!
    12:07 am on July 1st, 2014

    Masquers: We haven’t stopped barking, yet. That must mean we are doing something right.

  131. Staff
    12:09 am on July 1st, 2014

    I have been folding fabric. Turns out there is a right way to fold it so you can see it better when you put it on the shelf. And it is sorta fun. Maybe only to a quilter. I use the fold it around a 6×24 inch ruler method. I learned it tonight. I guess I better go to bed now. More folding tomorrow!

    Goodnight you plunderers. Plunder on and on. Tuck under the quilt and stay warm and be well. Please

  132. Staff
    12:11 am on July 1st, 2014

    Those goats. Yikes.

  133. Thieves!
    12:11 am on July 1st, 2014

    Nighty noodles. Duck and cover!

  134. Masquers
    12:29 am on July 1st, 2014

    TMG…just when we think we’ve seen the last of them.
    Thieves! Staff, Macy. Good night & sleep tight.

  135. Masquers
    12:30 am on July 1st, 2014

    and T&G if youse are still up.

  136. Belle Starr
    12:46 am on July 1st, 2014

    Sleepy time has just begun and I’m already being accused of being a bed hog! How can this be? I am sleeping cross ways on the bed, stretched from snout to tip of tail. Is this hogging, I ask youse?

  137. Belle Starr
    12:46 am on July 1st, 2014

    Sleepy time has just begun and I’m already being accused of being a bed hog! How can this be? I am sleeping cross ways on the bed, stretched from snout to tip of tail. Is this hogging, I ask youse?

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