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Fortunately God Makes Puppies Cute

March 4, 2011

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Fortunately (from Wiktionary) –  happily, luckily, mercifully, thankfully. Fortunately God makes puppies cute and cuddly so when they screw up, they don’t die instantly.  Here is what happens when a puppy takes down the child gate and gets at the boxes of cat crunchies.  And he was a puppy – barely four months old at […]

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Owing a Treat for a Trick

March 2, 2011


Owing – To be under an obligation to give something back to someone or to perform some action for someone. The dogs – especially the beagle – seem to think that if they do a trick, oh let’s say SIT – I am now owing them a treat.  Note that the beagle’s fanny is not […]

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Full Bellies, Happy Dogs

March 1, 2011

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Full (from Wiktionary) – satisfied, especially in relation to eating. It’s time for the daily feeding frenzy!  It is also a perfect example of transference – the bowls are full and will soon be empty; the bellies are empty and will soon be full.  Yes, dog #3 is missing from this photo – he is food aggressive and gets […]

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Range – Home, Home on the Range

February 27, 2011


Range (from Wiktionary) – A fireplace; a fire or other cooking apparatus; now specifically, a large cooking stove with many hotplates. Personally, I think they could have found some place more comfortable – such as my bed!  That was the only time I ever saw the cats sleeping on top of the stove, although the […]

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Leap Onto His Head – YEAH!

February 23, 2011

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Leap (from Wiktionary) – To jump from one location to another. Or to act wild and see how much noise can be made by two dogs playing.  There was a lot of teeth and a lot of noise, but not much action.  Isn’t this baby beagle just the cutest?  He still is, but he’s much […]

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Next Kitten, Next Cat

February 19, 2011


Join the challenge!  For more information, click  the tab marked “challenge invitation“. Next (from Wiktionary)- Following in a sequence.  Here is the next kitten – the one I got next after the two in yesterday’s picture – the last one of my babies.  He passed away last year at the age of nine from kidney failure.  I miss him […]

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Soft Beds Are the Best

February 18, 2011


Join the challenge!  For more information, click  the tab marked “challenge invitation“. Soft – non-abrasive, fluffy. Who could resist a soft bed and a soft body to cuddle with?  Not my cats!  I miss them both.  Word for tomorrow – NEXT.  If you prefer to work ahead, see the list for the week under “A Word […]

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Deadly Assault on The Towel Paper

February 17, 2011

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Join the challenge!  For more information, click  the tab marked “challenge invitation“. Deadly – lethal [from Wiktionary] No, the puppy had not been properly crated until after his rampage.  The puppy no longer gets crated, has a grey chin and face, but will still opportunistically destroy baseball caps and dirty lunch containers if they are left too close […]

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White Flag Held High

February 9, 2011


White Flag – The white flag is an internationally recognized protective sign of truce or ceasefire, and request for negotiation. . . The most common way of making a white flag is to obtain a pole and tie two corners of a sheet of cloth to the top of the pole and somewhere in the middle.  […]

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February 7, 2011


Waft is a term meaning to carry along gently as through the air. The term is commonly used to describe scents that have diffused in to other parts of a room, or to describe smoke as being seen moving through the air. Wafting may be used for everyday substances, to make sure they are fresh, or […]

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