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Jim
Long Beach
One man trying to control the lovely but insane wife and her latest aquisition - a big, slobbering dog.
Interests: swimming, my tv, reading and cleaning up dog "left overs" (not really).
Recent Activity
Just lost my delicious, juicy, lovingly prepared sandwich to the dog. Again. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2010 at Accidental Animal-ist
All I can hear is the sound of the dog chomping down on the rotting flesh of a lamb bone. The world could literally come to an end right now and that dog wouldn't raise an eyebrow (do dogs have eyebrows?) because that bone is just too delicious. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at Accidental Animal-ist
Good news - the dog and I have officially made it through our first day of 'working from home'. Actually, it was me working from home while trying to keep the pesky dog entertained. Still - we made it without any major incidents, wet patches or chewed shoes. Thankfully the wife gets home in 10 minutes to take over the 'babysitting' duties while I whinge and whine about how tough my day has been. I feel like the dog and I may have come to some sort of an understanding ... or a peace treaty. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at Accidental Animal-ist
Day #3 with the new dog and things are going downhill fast ... This morning I woke up to the dog in our bed, licking my ear. Later on, the dog decided that the mail lady was a demon and started barking and lunging at the door. Being a German Shepherd and not at all petite, I half expected the door to fly open. But it didn't. Luckily for the mail lady and my bank account - the door stayed shut. Unfortunately, I still have 4 hours of home working time left before the wife (also potentially a demon) comes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at Accidental Animal-ist
"I guess it's fine to have a dog, even if it was 'sprung' on me at the end of a busy day." At least, that's what I thought going to sleep last night before waking up and finding my big lump of a K-9 wedged firmly between my wife and I on our bed. Then, with her big brown eyes staring straight at me, she proceeded to lick ... no ... swallow ... my ear. I suspect it was her peace offering. Or a declaration of war. Either way - I'm not a happy camper. p.s. We only have a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at Accidental Animal-ist
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Hey Karyn -- Let's not give the dog too much credit just yet. :) She only arrived yesterday. Happy to use the word 'smart' when she brings me a coffee in the morning. :)
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