Mrs. P

Mrs. Plansky turned to Jeanine. “Paying for what?”

“The TV in the lounge,” Jeanine said, “but I don’t know where he got the idea there’d be a charge. No one would have told him that. It’s covered by our insurance.”

“He broke the TV?”

Jeanine nodded. “With a beer bottle.”

“He threw it that hard?”

Jeanine shook her head. “He wheeled right up to the screen and used the bottle like a club. Have you met Mr. Blucher?”

“I don’t think so.”

“He’s new. That’s who the argument was with. Naturally a staff member was on scene, serving refreshments and such, but it all happened very quick.”

“Dad’s ninety-eight. How could it have been quick?”

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13 Responses to “Mrs. P”

  1. B. Stover
    9:56 am on November 28th, 2022

    Interesting.

    Good day to all.

  2. Herd of Hounds
    10:26 am on November 28th, 2022

    Good morning everyone!
    When I started reading I got a bit confused but suddenly a light went on and it all made as much sense as it possibly could. Love the juxtapositions in it.

  3. Herd of Hounds
    1:18 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Newsflash!… It is now official, we have airplane reservations and hotel reservations for Anchorage in the first two weeks of March. We are going to be at the 50th anniversary running of the Iditarod! If anyone else is going to be in the neighborhood then let us know. The DDD and I are looking forward to March.

  4. Hobbit
    2:58 pm on November 28th, 2022

    HOH: there was an article in the paper about the decline of long-distance mushing. Sprint racing is still doing well with a number of racers but applicants for the Iditarod and Yukon Quest are declining along with major sponsors and prize monies. Theories include increasing costs due to inflation and the fact that younger mushers are not entering the field. Training is too intensive and time-consuming on top of working to make money to support a kennel.

    Tonight I get on a plane and eventually wake up in Florida where I will be on a tour for a couple of weeks. Then I visit Bluecat relatives in Indiana. I conclude the month of December on Jekyll Island off of Georgia. This is the longest I’ve been away from my kitties but I have a good live-in pet sitter.
    {{{I am now madly cleaning house}}}

  5. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    5:28 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Hobbit!….Whoa!…snort!

    Confused!…I have to admit I am still confused by the Mrs. P post today…grunt!

  6. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    5:39 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Dawson!…We are halfway thru Fredrick Backman’s new book, “Winners”….whew!…This book is like reading 2 books. Seriously…yelp!…But we actually just started reading it yesterday and it is incredibly hard to put down…chuffle!…
    The only other author I can compare Fredrick with is the Charming Mr. Abrahams even though their style is completely different. It’s hard to explain. Just pure Genius in their craft…snorkel!

  7. Wose-The Small and Meek
    5:44 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Greetings!

    Rebellion in the nursing home?….

    HOH: How exciting for you!

    Hobbit: It is sad to hear of these developments about the Iditarod…
    How exciting and ambitious for you! Three states in one trip! You must post pictures! Safe travels to you! I hope TLK is doing well…How will you make up with Mr. Big when you come home? :^)

    Good evening to all!

  8. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    5:58 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Rose!…Rebellion in the nursing home!..snort!…That helps a lot…chorkel!

  9. Wose-The Small and Meek
    7:19 pm on November 28th, 2022

    RIO! Whuffle!
    I will have to put “Winners” on my TBR list!

  10. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    7:55 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Rose!…I know youse have read the first 2 books about these forest towns and their love of hockey….snort!…So you will be able to sink right into this latest greatest novel…gurgle!….We don’t want it to end but we cannot put the book down…sniff!…Well, we have for tonight because my friend said “Enough Beartown and Hed!!”….grunt!…Even though that is not really true…heh!

  11. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    7:57 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Fredrick!…I really hope he likes Pugs…heh!…He’s just so Swedish!…snorkel!…Do they have Pugs in Stockholm I wonder?…hmmm!

  12. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    8:02 pm on November 28th, 2022

    Translation!…I have to mention that the Guy who translates his books into English is a very very very talented Guy…snort!…We here think of this often while reading this Swedish Authors books. How amazing the translation is. How incredible to translate this authors thoughts into other languages remarkably!…gasp!..It takes my Pug breath away at times…gurgle!

  13. Wose-The Small and Meek
    9:10 pm on November 28th, 2022

    RIO! You said it! And who could not love a pug?! :^)

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