Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Thank Goodness For The Furbabies

Yup, I'm struggling and I'm relying on my sweet little boxer kids to get me through the struggle. The day that my then fiance, now husband and I made the decision for me to live in Florida, while he lived in Pennsylvania, it would seem we were under the influence of several bottles of wine, but we weren't! Needless, to say I am miserable being 1100 miles away from my darling husband, and if I didn't have two boxers to come home to, I would really be in big trouble!....

Lucy has NEVER counter-surfed! She's never so much as attempted to go for any of the wonderfully smelling goodies on my kitchen counter, but the other night I put her ball on the counter and I went to bed!

I was sitting in bed, buried in a book, when I heard the commotion in the kitchen. Duke was in the hallway between the bedroom and the kitchen, and he was growling. It was a low, quiet kind of warning growl. I couldn't see Lucy from the bed, so I got up and walked to the kitchen! (Thankfully, my camera was right there!)

Lucy had her front paws on the kitchen counter, and was trying hard to figure out a way to get her mouth around the talking ball! (Which by the way, I don't know the name of, but I bought it on for those of you who inquired.... It makes all kinds of weird farm animal noise- so if you buy one, make sure you put it out of reach because it will scare the crap out of you in the middle of the night! I speak from experience!)

I'm pretty sure that Duke's growling at Lucy was his way of telling his little sister that she was gonna be in trouble if mama caught her....

These two boxers are non-stop entertainment!


  1. Hi Y'all,

    On my those bi-coastal, or in your case just north - south separation, has go to be pure torture. Hubby used to travel alot and sometimes we were separated for a month or more. We had a set time for him to telephone and I can't tell you how eagerly I awaited those calls. I can't imagine a longer separation! Thanks heavens for the pawed kids!

    BrownDog's Human

  2. awww totally cute! I love how 2 dogs interact. Its like they are truly siblings and people how they communicate! Our pups do that too, our smallest Corbin always runs to our 3 yr old lab/pitt mix Lealu whenever he hears another dog bark, like he's checking in with her:)

  3. My Lucy Lou was framed!
    I thinks deese fotos were FotoShopped! ;)

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

  4. Oh, Marianne, I am sorry to hear that you are suffering the pangs of separation from your hubby. I was under the impression that you were all going to be living together soon, though I don't know where I got that idea. If you'd like, Bella and I can come and stay with you through the winter months ;o) I will not even joke that I'd make up for the Hubs, cause there'd be no spooning, but I might cook occasionally.
    You poor lonely girl, my heart goes out to you! I agree that furkids make everything better, but even pups cannot take the place of a hub.
    Do y'all have a gameplan for getting all of you in the same house on a permanent basis or is the current plan the long term plan?

  5. BOL, tippy toes are good. That is too many miles in between you guys
    Benny & Lily

  6. I didn't realize you'd gotten married - congrats!

    I'm sorry your hubs is so far away and that you're missing him so much. That must be very difficult. Hopefully you won't be separated for long.

  7. Haha!! Lucy just wants what is hers!


  8. Oh too funny! Glad you captured the naughty moment :D

    Waggin at ya,