Just Another Reason to Heart Dogs

“Didn’t we kind of know this?” Admin says.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/heart-association-weighs-in-on-pets/

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  1. Herd of Hounds
    7:28 am on May 10th, 2013

    Gooood morning everyone! Heck, of course we are good for hearts! It takes lots of heart to love unconditionally! Here we are at finally Friday and hope ya’ll have a good one.

  2. O'Howlers
    8:02 am on May 10th, 2013

    Good morning, HOH! Yes, of course we know that we keep the ‘rents hearts happy and healthy. Isn’t that our job?

  3. Barb & Maggie
    8:39 am on May 10th, 2013

    Good morning all. Happy Friday. Barb admits to not walking me due to some sort of knee issue. She would like to start some walks with Josh holding my leash. I tend to pull a bit, even tho I have been to obedience school. She is afraid I might pull her off her feet. I would never do that!

  4. O'Howlers
    8:50 am on May 10th, 2013

    Hey, it is not just hearts that we help. Mom just came across this link on facebookie. Look how good us 4-leggeds are for 2-leggeds.
    http://pets.webmd.com/ss/slideshow-pets-improve-your-health

  5. Herd of Hounds
    8:56 am on May 10th, 2013

    OH: Isn’t that why the nation within has been with 2 leggers for soooo loooog?

  6. O'Howlers
    9:02 am on May 10th, 2013

    Maybe HOH. But we think the real reason is just because we are so darn cute and adorable. And good for hugging.

  7. B. Stover
    9:29 am on May 10th, 2013

    Interesting article and you guys are cracking me up.

    Good morning all.

  8. B. Stover
    9:38 am on May 10th, 2013

    Melanie: Yikes! Did Deb catch the ermine?

  9. O'Howlers
    9:43 am on May 10th, 2013

    What is an ermine?

    We know for sure that big black bunnies will not go into a live trap.

  10. Herd of Hounds
    9:49 am on May 10th, 2013

    Rodents, they’re all rodents!

  11. Mollypop's Mom
    9:54 am on May 10th, 2013

    Dogs are good for the heart – except for the time when Mollypop fell through the ice on the koi pond. That almost gave me a different heart condition.

  12. BearSpiritDog
    10:06 am on May 10th, 2013

    Good Morning!
    We have heard tales of the Wiley Weasel who cleverly turns into a White Ermine come winter snowfall…the better to hide from predators.

  13. Barb & Maggie
    10:20 am on May 10th, 2013

    Cold icky weather here today. Jack is coming over for a few hours but we will be staying in. Mother’s Day will be cold too, and not warming up till next Mon. or Tues.

    Staff, Are many of those bedding areas going to be planted with flowers?

  14. O'Howlers
    10:26 am on May 10th, 2013

    We are having a beautiful day here, after rainy days all week. It is supposed to go up to 80! It is already 70. Our grass is high enough for a husky to hide in.

    Mom said that her Moon Man was not good for the heart. He had as many lives as a cat does, and Mom lost a year of her life with every one. There was the time he slipped out of his collar when she was moving him from a car being dropped off at the mechanic, and he ran down very busy Rt. 73. There was the time he got loose on a hike and found a yard of chickens and she heard a gunshot. There were many many more.

  15. B. Stover
    10:32 am on May 10th, 2013

    Here’s an article about the ermine (stoat). The fur is used for royal robes. (Type “ermine robes” in Google and look at the images.)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ermine

  16. Rose
    11:00 am on May 10th, 2013

    Greetings!

    A beautiful day here in Westchester might be hitting 80, with a chance of rain later during the afternoon.

    O’Howlers, I am so excited that you were the first winner in The Have Harness, Will Travel fund. I just need to get the right sized envelope, and mail will be coming at ya.

  17. BearSpiritDog
    11:01 am on May 10th, 2013

    O’Howlers: Misha Moonman! A dawg after my own heart.

    Mr. Staff: We Enjoyed the Pokey La Farge Video of last night.

    B: The information on Ermines is Very Interesting. Thank you for the link.
    (whispering) the name ermine sounds much more exotic than sloat, which doesn’t have quite the same ring to it. snicker.

  18. Rose
    11:02 am on May 10th, 2013

    Belle Starr: I have been looking every where for you. What are we getting Mama Luna for Mother’s Day?

  19. Masquers
    11:05 am on May 10th, 2013

    Good morning, Rose.
    Congrats to the Howlers!

  20. Belle Starr
    11:20 am on May 10th, 2013

    Aren’t I gift enough for my four-legged? Why should she want for anything when she has me, me, me?

  21. Pancho & Lefty
    11:22 am on May 10th, 2013

    Howler’s Mom: We are waiting for the part of your Moon Man story that was bad for your heart. Everything so far sounds normal to us.

  22. O'Howlers
    11:26 am on May 10th, 2013

    Bee, Thanks for posting the link on the ermine. We here agree with BSD. Ermine sounds like a name they took on to make themselves sound mure elite than they are. Kind of like Pancho & Lefty taking on the names “Paul and Leo”.
    Wose, we are twirling about that envelope you will me mailing to us us us.
    Mr. Staff, we were so excited when we read your post this morning, that we posted there even though Admin had officially “opened the door” here this morning.

  23. Kat
    11:29 am on May 10th, 2013

    Belly, my momma said that I am the only Momma Day’s present she will ever want. Well, make that me, and the tomatoes and peppers she is going to plant in the garden on Momma’s Day.

    P&L: I know for certain that the point where Misha hurt Momma’s heart was when he told her he was leaving. sniff.

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    11:54 am on May 10th, 2013

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  25. dawson
    12:08 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Aw Kat: You’re breaking my heart. It’s good that your mum has you to take care of her.
    Thanks for telling me about the Mr.Staff link from last night or I may’ve missed it. That’s some good music. I don’t see why he and the Mrs. don’t zip over here and take me to that concert.
    OleyHowlers: Congrats on winning the Have Harness, Will Travel prize.

  26. Rose
    12:12 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Good morning, my dear friend Masquers!

  27. Masquers
    12:12 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Gah. Why do the spammers converse in such a strange manner? It’s a dead giveaway as to their identity.
    B: Have you watched the latest episode of Elementary? Yeep!

  28. Masquers
    12:14 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rose: A simultaneous post! Always a good sign.

  29. Rose
    12:16 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Masquers, I love it when our avatars are together!

  30. Rose
    12:18 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Belle Starr: What about me? Am I even just a little gift for Mama Luna?

  31. Herd of Hounds
    12:31 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Maskers: Is that what that was? We thought Yoda speaking he was.

  32. Macy the min-pin
    12:33 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Good morning all. If you want a good laugh, you should see mom when I am on an unauthorized walk about. She is running down the middle of the street to slow down traffic, all the while yelling at me to go home. She says that the chase is especially taxing at night, when I am the color of the darkness. Maybe if she would take me for more walks…nope, I would still enjoy making a break for it, which as I recall is how I would up in the local Pooch Boutique (animal shelter)

  33. Herd of Hounds
    12:40 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Ooooh, Macy, another gawgeous foto! It makes us want to be there, warm, sand, (reasonable) waves.

    Macy: I’m with you. The run is the fun! (Not to mention the heart pounding drama). -Emma P

  34. Riö – The Evil Pug
    12:42 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Pokey!…LaFarge and move outta town!…snort!…I love that guy. His band sounds just like ours when we get together and jam…wheeze!…I could play the harmonica like that guy, but my lips don’t move like that…heh!

  35. B. Stover
    12:45 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Masquers: I haven’t watched the latest episode of Elementary yet. I will today or tomorrow. Will I “yeep”?

  36. O'Howlers
    12:45 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Gardening Peeps, are youse guys familiar with “False Forget-Me-Nots”,a.k.a. Siberian Bugloss? Mom calls them Siberian Blue Eyes because their color matches our eyes. She had them growing at her old home, and dug some up and re-planted when she moved to this farm. She said they multiply very easily, and whenever new ones popped up, she knew that more of our kind were destined to move in with her.
    The sad part is that when the Big Project was done 4 years ago, those were all dug up, and they have not made an appearance since then. Our stone wall is being rebuilt this summer, and she wants to plant them after that. So if you know how she can find them, please tell us. She misses them.

  37. Riö – The Evil Pug
    12:51 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Elementary!…We are behind on the new episodes of this show. So please no spoilers…wheeze!

  38. Riö – The Evil Pug
    1:01 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Stover!…heh!snort!heh!…Will you yeeep?..chorkel!

  39. Barb & Maggie
    1:01 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Oleys, We are not familiar with those at all but I bet Melanie or Staff know what they are.

    Jack helped Barb in the garden yesterday by pulling up a big handful of Arugula. He said he was pulling weeds. She got them stuck back in the ground quickly, but she told him to ask before he pulls anything. Dog help his mama’s garden this summer!

  40. Paul & Leo
    1:21 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Kat: Our Lady has always said the only bad characteristic of a dog is their ability to break your heart.

    Macy: You’re a girl after our hearts. Our lady says wonders why it is always a black dog goes on a midnight stroll and a silver and white dog named W.L. that goes on a wonderabout in a snowy landscape. We like to keep her on her dew claws.

  41. Barb & Maggie
    1:29 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Barb just picked up the new Lisa Scottoline book, Don’t Go. Was on the waiting list at the library. She is one of Barb’s favorites and Wookie’s Dad’s too. Wonder if he has read it yet.

    Time for a little reading and then a little nap. Perfect afternoon.

  42. Masquers
    1:30 pm on May 10th, 2013

    B & Riö: When IS the season finale of Elementary anyway? Where’s my couch cushion when I need it!
    (whispering) B, I would pay good money to see you yeep. ^..^

  43. BearSpiritDog
    1:34 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Paul & Leo??? Do we know you? There is Something Familiar about youse…….could be the initials.

  44. Rose
    1:44 pm on May 10th, 2013
  45. Rose
    1:49 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Sammie, I have put up a picture of you with your short haircut as my screen saver. You are soooo adorable!!

  46. BearSpiritDog
    1:49 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Macy: ‘Round these parts it’s known as Jail.
    That Beach is just begging for a Good Run!

  47. Luna
    1:51 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Both you and Belle Starr are gift enough for me.

  48. Rose
    2:00 pm on May 10th, 2013

    I miss my two-legged very much. You have been such a good mama to me, Luna.

  49. Luna
    2:01 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Wose: My last post was for you.

  50. Luna
    2:02 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Wose: You may not be the fruit of my looms, but you are the fruit of my heart. It is an honor to care for you.

  51. Princess Sam
    2:06 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Wose, that’s the picture where I have no ears. Oh dear, oh dear. Wouldn’t you want a better picture of me?

  52. B. Stover
    2:08 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Masquers: According to the schedule (link below), episodes 23 and 24 (last one) of Elementary will be airing next week.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Elementary_episodes

  53. Macy the min-pin
    2:09 pm on May 10th, 2013

    We were watching some cartoons from the folk’s childhoods. OMD they were violent. The dog catcher was shooting at the strays! I had to fold my ears over my eyes and that is not easy. In all fairness, the pooch in question had fallen into a cream pie and looked like a “mad dog”, but still…

    Painted “sea shell” at Fulton Beach.

  54. Doc
    2:13 pm on May 10th, 2013

    B: It is true. Charlie played a significant role in the destruction of the harnesses. He’s covering his eyes with his ears in shame and refuses to come out. His ears are massive—we may never see him again. We have a theory, if he can’t see you, you can’t see him and give him a disappointing look.

  55. Rose
    2:17 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Sammie, My favorite picture of you running like the wind with your girl at college. You still look adorable.

  56. BearSpiritDog
    2:20 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Macy: It’s True…the cartoons of Yesteryear always showed someone getting bopped over the head…Ouch! And what about those Fairy Tales? Pretty Grimm we would say.

  57. Riö – The Evil Pug
    2:22 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Running!…I like that foto of Sammie running on air too!…snort!…That was the real Sammie!

  58. B. Stover
    2:24 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Doc: I would never give Charlie a disappointed look. However, harness is not good for him. Tell him to bite on chewees instead. He can even get beef-flavored.

  59. O'Howlers
    2:25 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Wose, That’s it! Now we know where we can buy those! Thanks Thanks Thanks. We want to give them to Mom for Mom’s Day, but the new wall will not yet be built. We will just bookmark it, and maybe give them to her for Kat’s Birthday.

  60. Riö – The Evil Pug
    2:26 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rebecca!…Burp!

  61. Masquers
    2:27 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Thanks, B, it looks like a great 2 hour season finale and over the Pond they go!

  62. O'Howlers
    2:28 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Macy, the only cartoons we watch around here are Rocky and Friends, starring our long-ago big brother Boris Badanov. In that one, thee was less violence, and more silliness.
    Oh, and yes there was “Boris, Dahling”.

  63. SnowBella
    2:35 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: Yark!

  64. B. Stover
    2:44 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Where is SiberH?

  65. Masquers
    2:46 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Howlers: A fav here too!

    B: Asking the same question…where is our pal Siber?

  66. Wookie's dad
    2:46 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Without spoiling anything specific, for those of youse who did not see last night’s broadcast episode of Elementary, I would describe it as a double yeep, OMG.

  67. Riö – The Evil Pug
    2:46 pm on May 10th, 2013

    SiberH!…He has been missing for a very long time now…sniff!sniff!….SIBERH where are you???!…grunt!

  68. Riö – The Evil Pug
    2:47 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Elementary!…We will definitely be catching up on that show tonight…yeeeep!

  69. Riö – The Evil Pug
    3:04 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rebecca!…Bleat!

  70. O'Howlers
    3:07 pm on May 10th, 2013

    One of Mom’s very favorite books is A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini, who also wrote The Kite Runner, which she also liked. He is releasing a new book (finally) on May 21: “And the Mountains Echoed”.

  71. Herd of Hounds
    3:13 pm on May 10th, 2013

    You’re right Rio. 4p.m. on the 8th was the last time Siber checked in. Should we worry/

  72. BearSpiritDog
    3:27 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Hounds: What? Us Worry? Yark!

  73. Mollypop's Mom
    3:53 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Tomorrow I’m going to Sam’s and then the family with Sam are going to her Girl’s school. We’re going to bring a lot of her stuff home. I’ll get some pictures.

  74. Mollypop's Mom
    3:55 pm on May 10th, 2013

    HOH – That’s 2 whole days Siber-H has been missing!

  75. Melanie
    4:05 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Whew. Had a drive from heck with a carpola GPS machine.
    Need to rest.
    Will catch up.
    Did get to the nursery thay has one of the Plunderer’s Godpups. He is as big as Franklin!
    Picture and info after I rest for hours and hours.

  76. Barb & Maggie
    4:20 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Oleys, The Kite Runner is also a favorite of Barb’s. We had just seen that his 3rd book is coming out. She read his first two.

    Scottoline’s new one grabs you from the get-go!

    Regarding cartoons, the Road Runner is sort of violent too when you think about it.

    Also when Barb watched part of Peter Pan with the kids, she was surprised that it was so politically incorrect towards Native Americans. It came out probably 1n 1955, and Barb had not seen it in years. She would NEVER buy it and have it for the kids library of videos.

  77. Riö – The Evil Pug
    5:22 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Road!…Runner!…heh!…That was one of my friends favorite cartoons…snort!… She always pondered about the word “Acme” and never knew what it meant for the longest time…heh!

  78. Barb & Maggie
    5:27 pm on May 10th, 2013

    So what does Acme mean?

  79. Riö – The Evil Pug
    5:36 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Barb!…heh!snort!heh!…It was the name of the Company that Coyote always bought all his gadgets from….snort!

  80. Siber-H
    5:56 pm on May 10th, 2013

    GAH, GAH, GAH

    We have been without internet and landline phone for two days. My entire neighborhood has been off the grid. One reason it took so long is that they had to bring in some heavy equipment and do some diging a couple of blocks away. They should have called me to help but how could they do that when my phone was out of order.

    Road Runner…That was also my mom’s favorite cartoon and she always rooted for the coyote. Talk about backing a loser.

  81. c.hobbit
    6:07 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Welcome back Siber!

  82. Staff
    6:18 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Barb(and Maggie) If Mr.Staff has his way, and he usually does, there will be giant zinnias, cosmos, and his new favorite, coleus in the garden. Where ever there is room. He plants them in rows but they don’t look like that once they grow. We save the seeds over winter but always buy a few more for interest.

    I didn’t check last nights posts so didn’t know Mr.Staff was sneaking some Pokey into the blog. He has been playing it really loudly for about a week. Ever since we got home.
    Dawson, I tried to get him to come to MPLS for the concert but he doesn’t want to do all that driving.

    Now I have to go back to last night and see which Pokey he posted.

    BBL

  83. B. Stover
    6:31 pm on May 10th, 2013

    The definition of “acme” is “the highest point or perfection.”

    Speaking of which, I just got some new Malbec wine and it is perfection!

  84. Barb & Maggie
    6:54 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Thanks Rio. Actually Barb liked Road Runner too. She just felt sorry for Coyote for all those accidents.

    Staff, Coleus likes shade. How does it do in full sun? We love it too, and have some in pots on the front porch, which gets no sun. There are so many different shade available, so it is one of our favs.

  85. Paul & Leo
    7:01 pm on May 10th, 2013

    SiberH: We’re glad you showed up, bud. We were in the process of rallying the team for a search and rescue party. Say the word party and you can count us in without a lot of effort.

  86. Wose
    7:28 pm on May 10th, 2013

    I missed you, Siber-H!

  87. Wose
    7:30 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Howlers: I am glad that I could be of gardening help!

  88. Wookie's Dad
    7:32 pm on May 10th, 2013

    B&M — thanks for the advice on the new Scottoline book; I’ve got it but haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Sounds like I need to move it up on my “to read” list.

  89. BearSpiritDog
    7:33 pm on May 10th, 2013

    So Happy to have you back, Siber-H!

  90. oRiö - The Evil Pug
    7:36 pm on May 10th, 2013

    SiberH!…Thank Dawg you are ok…snort!…You’re back just in time to watch the next Rockies game with me. Coming up in 1/2 hour or so…wheeze!

  91. Riö - The Evil Pug
    7:37 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Walk!…We got our walk outta the way and someone is making burgers for supper…snort!…Life is sweet!

  92. Staff
    7:44 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Barb, I am of the same opinion as you. Coleus=shade. But no one told Mr.Staff and two years ago when I was spending the summer at the parents helping out he bought himself a coleus and put it in the garden in full sun. There is a little shade later in the evening, but that is all. It did fine. It grew to be about 2 feet tall and wide and bushy!

    That was a very wet year. He hardly had to water once. I think that plus the newer varieties are more tolerant of sun is the reason it did well.

    Last year I put one in the shady part of the garden just east of the vine covered fence and it did lousy. Mr.Staff put his in the middle of the garden again and it did much better than mine. He had to water it a lot though.

    So things have changed in the coleus world.

  93. Melanie
    7:52 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Hello all, Nope I can not catch up today. I thought I’d be able to . . but I’m am zonked from that car fiasco.

    I thought I’d spend the evening watching Elementary, but it’s not on Amazon yet. Sigh

    Anyhoo, here is Riley of the DogParent Twelve. He is black with white paws. Looks like his Daddy (Jonah) and is as big as Frank.

    TTFN

  94. Siber-H
    7:54 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Thank You All!

    Rio, The game starts at a decent hour tonight.

  95. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:11 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Melanie!!…Don’t tell me that is one of the Dirty Dozen?…snort!snort!…He has grown. I wonder what little Greedy Guts looks like these days…heh!

  96. O'Howlers
    8:13 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Back! They finally stopped running around on those infernal tractors.
    Siber, welcome back to the grid, Dude!
    Did you kniw our newest posters, Paul & Leo?

  97. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:13 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Birds!…Fitting that we are playing the Red Birds tonight what with all the Bird-Talk lately…heh!heh!…Those birds are going down!down!down!…woooooo!

  98. O'Howlers
    8:18 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Birds! Mom’s favorite little hummingbird is back! She is hanging out here in the patio with us. Her name is Tinkerbell. sigh. Mom names everyone.

  99. Wolfie Wigglebutt
    8:19 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Do we have any fans of “Enders Game”? The movie trailer is out and it looks good. Not sure when the premier is. Mom isn’t one much for science fiction but she liked the series, especially “Speaker of the Dead.”

  100. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:20 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Wolfie!…Isn’t that John Boehner?…snort!

  101. Herd of Hounds
    8:29 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Riley is a handsome guy. SiberH, soooo gald to hear from you. B.: Wasn’t the point of all the roadrunner stuff being ACME part of the humor?

  102. Barb & Maggie
    8:36 pm on May 10th, 2013

    We watched Game Change last night and it was really good. Julianne Moore did a great job as Sarah Palin. We got it from Netflix but believe it was originally an HBO special. Very interesting to see what went on in the background before the election in 2008.

    Staff, after what you said, we might try a Coleus in the pot on the south side, which gets almost full sun.

    Now time for a little tv then bed time.

    Nighty noodles.

  103. BearSpiritDog
    8:38 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: Snort!

  104. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:38 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Coleus!…While her mother is off to Iowa (soon, very soon!) my friend says she is going to plant whatever she wants in all the pots and the little garden spot they created last year…snort!…Coleus is definitely on the menu for the patio pots…chuffle!…Beau and I love the patio pots. Yes, we do our best to keep them watered against all odds…heh!heh!

  105. B. Stover
    8:40 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Sharon: That might be true but I don’t understand the humor.

  106. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:42 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Pitcher!…Oh Dawg! The Red-Birds pitcher is sending all our best hitters back to the dugout after about 3 pitches each…wheeze!…This is not looking good…gasp!

  107. Herd of Hounds
    8:49 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Well, we accomplished “bupkiss” today and it exhausted us. Nighty night.

  108. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:49 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Elementary!…Looks like I will not be watching the final episodes of Elementary tonight after-all…heh!…The game is on! So if youse guys want to discuss it here, just put a HUGE SPOILER ALERT before you start giving away anything….snort!

  109. Paul & Leo
    8:52 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: Even with gravity and height stacked against you and Beau…you make us proud.

  110. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:56 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Paul-N-Leo!…Youse guys need a Peter to make your name complete…snort! Peter, Paul and Leo…heh!

  111. Paul & Leo
    8:57 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Whoa! A shout out to Nana on facebookie. We can’t believe we just noticed.

  112. Riö - The Evil Pug
    8:58 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Watering!…Beau does his circus cartwheel trick to get over the edge of all the big pots…snort!… I take on the lower ones. We got it covered…heh!

  113. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:00 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Nana!…Who is this Nana person anyways??…sniff!sniff!

  114. Paul & Leo
    9:00 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: Have you ever thought of a nickname? Peter perhaps?

  115. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:01 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Uhhh!…No.

  116. Paul & Leo
    9:04 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: It was worth a shot…(whispering)Peter!

    We believe BSD is the keeper of Nana.

  117. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:07 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Sniff!…Do not call me Peter. That name is reserved for our most esteemed Author…snort!…My pug-mug is not worthy of that name…wiffle!

  118. BearSpiritDog
    9:10 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Paul & Leo: Nana is twirling!
    BTW…Do youse Feel any Different since your recent Name Change?
    We know the Bard thought it made no difference (a rose by any other name, etc.) but we wonder…….

  119. Paul & Leo
    9:14 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Yes! Peter is Our Favorit Author!

    BSD: An Outlaw by anyother names smells a lot like not getting caught. Yet.

  120. BearSpiritDog
    9:15 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Paul & Leo: Do you think Chet thinks Nana is a member of the nation within? There is Nana the St. Bernard in Peter Pan….

  121. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:15 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Names!…Can someone tell me why Lefty and Pancho are now Peter and Paul?…sniff!….I lost the thread somehow.

  122. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:17 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Outlaw!…heh!snort!heh!…Smells like not getting caught…chorkel!….I almost laughed out loud and I never laugh out loud…wheeze!

  123. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:23 pm on May 10th, 2013

    SIBERH!…I bet he is off the Grid again…grunt!

  124. Siber-H
    9:23 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Peter and Paul are really Pancho and Lefty?
    Lol They must be trying to cover up their thieving ways with New Testament names.

  125. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:25 pm on May 10th, 2013

    SiberH!…heh!snort!heh!…Beau was just getting ready to post something about Biblical Names and sins of the Father…snort!

  126. Siber-H
    9:25 pm on May 10th, 2013

    About being off the grid, Rio. Do not be surprised if it happens again because they have a long history of not getting things fixed the first time.

  127. BearSpiritDog
    9:27 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: Dawg knows it is easy to Lose the Thread.
    As far as we can tell this is how it all came down…Pancho & Lefty posted at 11:22 as themselves. Immediately thereafter the O’Howlers made the comment about the Weasel taking on the uptown name Ermine to sound more Elite. Then a couple of hours later Paul & Leo appeared posing as the Innocents not the Outlaws that we have presumed them to be.

  128. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:28 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Bear!…snort!

  129. O'Howlers
    9:29 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Oh wow! Nana, last name and all. Wowzers. We are very impressed.

    oRio, we will do our best to ‘splain the thread, even tho sewing is not our thing. Ermine is the name weasil varmint use to make themselves sound more elite. We likened that to those varmint formally known as Pancho and Lefty, going by the elitist names of Paul and Leo (as in diCaprio?)

  130. O'Howlers
    9:30 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Ph boy, we are slow at typing tonight. We’re officially embarrassed now.

  131. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:31 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Outlaws!…So the Outlaws are using Assumed Names now…snort!… How long do they think they can get away with this deception?…heh!

  132. Masquers
    9:33 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Siber: Forget about Peter…he’s with Mary.

  133. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:35 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Maskers!…What!?…snort!

  134. Tenzing
    9:37 pm on May 10th, 2013

    ‘Paul’ and ‘Leo’ stole the idea from a post by the Howlers this morning. As to sins of the father, well, the Outlaws were begat by me. Mostly me. Annabelle also played a significant role.

  135. Masquers
    9:38 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Howlers: …Paul Simon?

  136. dawson
    9:38 pm on May 10th, 2013

    SiberH: Glad you are back on line.

    Melanie: Riley is a cool looking dude. I saw a Newf walking with his friend around the lake yesterday. Don’t see one very often. Looked like one of yours but no.

    S-i-l got her revenge tonight at cards and won both games. I didn’t swear except for once. Carpola! Turtlemans turn next week, I suppose.

    Finally planted the violas that Staff left here. I have 7 more sunflower plants growing but haven’t figured out how to bunny proof them yet. Also about 8 watermelon plants and a whole bunch of a flower called Love Lies Bleeding, although the plants don’t look very hardy.

    G’day to LizF.

  137. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:39 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Mr.Tenzing!…My apologies. For some reason I was thinking they belonged to Whitey-Lance…heh!heh!

  138. Masquers
    9:40 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Riö: Never mind…I’m sticking with jazz.

  139. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:41 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Maskers!…All Kats should stick to something…snort!

  140. O'Howlers
    9:42 pm on May 10th, 2013

    We planted 8 pepper plants this evening, after getting our grass cut.

  141. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:44 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Howlers!…What kind of pepper plants…sniff!…Someone (not me) wants to know…grunt!

  142. Tenzing
    9:44 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: No apology needed. They’re mine, but we run in the same circle as W.L. He is the father of Garrett, Abe and Marco. We’re bring them up right in the ways of Outlawry.

  143. Siber-H
    9:49 pm on May 10th, 2013

    I am so confused. How did I get the name Peter out of the name Leo.
    Well, It hasn’t been a great baseball week.

  144. Riö - The Evil Pug
    9:50 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Mr.Tenzing!…We never really hear about the antics of Garrett, Abe and Marco…sniff!…I don’t believe they are real Outlaws…sniff!…Not in the Pancho and Lefty sense anyways…heh!

  145. Tenzing
    9:57 pm on May 10th, 2013

    W.L.’s boys are the youngest members of the race team. And, believe youse me, they learn quick. They may not be master theives like Pancho and Lefty, but they have their ways. Evil, evil, ways…

  146. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:00 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Evil!…I sure hope my Junior does not associate with those guys…sniff!…He is on the winning track. His future is so bright he needs to wear sunglasses…heh!

  147. Jesse
    10:01 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Jesse, long time team member, first time poster, here. Today was not the day I planned. Early this morning, the Giant loaded me up and took me to a place I’ve never been before. He called it something like a Low Cost Play and Puter Clinic. I thought that meant I could be on this here blog all day. It didn’t. I’m furry on the details, but all I can tell you is I have more room in my nethers and we brought home a dancing giraffe. My Lady says I’m fixed…had no idea I was broken…

  148. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:05 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Jesse!…heh!snort!heh!…I know I shouldn’t laugh out loud, but I just did…grunt!…It hurt! Being a first time poster you sure did a good job…chuffle!…Go watch the giraffe show and be comforted that you will never have to worry about your own little Outlaws and you can have all the fun you want when you are off-duty….chorkel!

  149. SnowBella
    10:12 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: Don’t hurt yourself!

  150. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:14 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Cough!…cough!…burp!…I’m okay now.

  151. SnowBella
    10:16 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rio: You’ll probably feel it tomorrow.

  152. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:19 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rebecca!…Are you at home or are you still working and still have to drive all the way home?…sneeze!

  153. SnowBella
    10:23 pm on May 10th, 2013

    I worked from home today. Our driveway is a mud bog and getting to the point where it is impassable. I’ve almost became stuck a few times this week. I’m trying to drive on it as little as possible in hopes that it will firm up.

  154. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:26 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rebecca!…I am so glad to hear that you will be stuck-in all weekend in case I need to SDD you about something!…snort!

  155. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:30 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rockies!…Are only down by 3, but they are a BIG 3…gasp!…Red Birds pitcher, Shelby Miller is unhittable…grunt!…Why oh why can’t I have 2 or 3 Shelby Millers on my team???…sob!sob!

  156. SnowBella
    10:32 pm on May 10th, 2013

    A watched SDD never decodes, but I will keep an eye out for any incoming messages. Wheeze! I’m heading out to do chores. In the mud. Yuck!

  157. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:33 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Mud!…Hey, now I know where all the Kats should get stuck…heh!heh!

  158. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:34 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Rebecca!…Be careful out there and do not fall face-first into the mud…grunt!

  159. Alice M. Johnson
    10:41 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Masquers! You made me howl (and I never howl)….snicker…when you said “Siber: Forget about Peter…he’s with Mary.”

    Sorry Mr.Husky, but that whole exchange was hilarious.

    I think Paul and Leo should just accept Pancho and Lefty and deal wity it. heh heh heh

  160. Riö - The Evil Pug
    10:42 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Alice!…Go get stuck!…snort!

  161. Riö - The Evil Pug
    11:02 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Miller!…I am awestruck. We almost saw a Perfect Game thrown by the Red Birds Shelby Miller….gasp!…Our own Eric Young Jr. got on first and stole second. That was IT…grunt!…The rest of the game was Shelby Miller’s. Could have been a perfect game but for our EY…wuffle!… All youse other baseball guys better watch out for this young Shelby, he is awesome!…grumble!

  162. Siber-H
    11:23 pm on May 10th, 2013

    A quick good night to all of you.

    Shelby Miller did pitch a good game. Let’s steal him.

  163. Staff
    11:36 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Twins again tied. This time with the Baltimore Orioles. 6 to 6 in the 10th.

  164. Staff
    11:46 pm on May 10th, 2013

    Can’t stay up till the end of this. Nighty noodle all.

  165. Wolfie Wigglebutt
    11:56 pm on May 10th, 2013

    I can think of two boys that oughta visit that dancing giraffe clinic. We seem to be experiencing a baby boom. The problem is that Chad is no longer with the gal, who is still in high school. It makes my head hurt to think about it all.

  166. Pancho & Lefty
    1:23 am on May 11th, 2013

    Wolfie: Oh, dear. Please escort your mom to the quilt where she will be comforted. Did we mention it was a Low Cost Play and Puter Clinic? Don’t tell Jesse it was low cost. He is under the impression the Giant and our Lady spared no expense to get him fixed.

  167. Macy the min-pin
    2:14 am on May 11th, 2013

    Wolfie, is this a baby for EACH of the boys now? If so, YIKES! Maybe the high school girl’s father will give him the NO cost play and puter.

    We are all loading up in the a.m. to go to the low cost poke and prod clinic, yippee *sarcasm font*.

  168. O'Howlers
    7:06 am on May 11th, 2013

    Wolfie, wouldn’t itbe lovely if we could herd 2-leggeds off to those low-cost clinics like the one Jesse went to. Well, maybe, things will be o.k. We have seen little boys grow up in a hurry when babies are involved. Sure hope so,for the young girl’s sake.
    Rio, we fell asleep as soon as we postedthat we planted peppers, so we didn’t see your question until now. We planted 8 pepper plants, but only 2 are hot ones: habaneros and jalapenos. The others are Chocolate Beauties, Purple Beauties, Gypsies, California Gold (orange), Lady Bells, and Baby Bells.

  169. Melanie
    7:49 am on May 11th, 2013

    Whew, just caught up with the blog.

    From Shakespeare, garedens, to card, to nether regions. We are an eclectic bunch.

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