Wednesday, November 26, 2008

He Came and the Beach

Well we have a confession to make....You are not going to believe this......after all of our signs,disguises and conferences to get rid of the trainer kid he finally came back...and we REALLY like him!! Well, we also did like everyone said which was to do everything he said so he would leave...but he had LOTS OF GOOD TREATS!!! so it was really easy to do what he wanted.We had another conference and decided we could do this as long as we get those yummy treats.....We will keep you posted...... Today was a cold,windy almost winter New England day and PL1+2 said Hey! Why don't we go to the beach??Well you don't have to twist our paws!! So off we went...........to...Revere Beach which was the first public beach in the country!!!!and not very far from us at all.....





You can see the clouds...........


And the surf was getting strong.........and the wind started to blow........Here is a little movie for those of you who don't live near the ocean.......




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I was a little embarrassed by PL2's outfit..I mean what is on her ears??Oh...ear muffs.....




I have to tell you..there is SERIOUS stuff to smell here............


Look at what they have here?????!!!!!!!!


I told PL1 to lift me up so I could get a closer look..IT IS!!! Tin Tin,Milou.....US!!!!!We love this beach.....








Not only are there serious smells here but you can get in some SERIOUS digging as well and you can dig for HOURS!!!!!!!!!





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Archie was trying really really hard to look across the water to see if he could see Jackson,Eric,Molly and Taffy or Blue...........




He thought he heard Jax destuffing a toy but he couldn't really be too sure.......


Then we had to get back and investigate........






Can you see the razor clam??The long SHARP shell??There were alot of them today...




And PL1 found this teeny weeny snail shell........





Checking out more stuff.............







Archie is OBSESSED WITH THESE........His arch enemy #2(next to geese)........


and chased quite a few of them.........


But that wasn't it!!!! WE WENT HERE!! THE BEST PIZZA EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!










AND WE GOT THIS!!! well we all got this not just us........





Archie made sure that he watched them while they ate so they wouldn't forget us.......








AND WE GOT SOME!!(we were thinkg of Maggie and Mitch)What a great day.....HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!!!!!!!
LOVE A+A


Friday, November 21, 2008

Only 3 more days left!

OK..only 3 more days and that trainer kid comes back.Now we have a disclaimer..We have nothing against trainers..They are fabulous people and do wonderful things with dogs...We just don't want to do those things(PL2.. which is why you are getting one little ones....)I mean doesn't EVERYONE bark if a leaf falls three towns away?? And bark and go CRAZY and jump all over people when the door bell rings?? And have "issues" if you know what I mean with their siblings?? WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL?????????


Archie has been wracking his brain( notice I said brain and not brains...also you can see one of his itchy spots is gettting all better..)

I "invited" him into my crate so we could have some top secret discussions about this upcoming event.....
Then he "invited" me into one of his 3000 beds so we could talk some more......



It's no good....We can not come up with a thing... We are seriously thinking of taking up an offer Eric gave us to take all our beds and go live in his shed...But only if our toy chest will fit..Archie thinks he will be too far away from PL1+2 and he doesn't think he can do it.... and I don't think I could either.......


It's all too daunting......

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Plans in Progress

Well we must tell you this training business has quite thrown us for a loop...and what do you do when you need to clear your head?? SHOP TILL YOU DROP!!! PL2 said she was just going to take me to go shopping( Archie wanted to stay home because he said he had some ideas he was working on) so off we went....



Well there were many many things there...........( we didn't go to the our all time favorite store.......Pet Cabaret but this other store. Our pals don't have a sign like THIS outside their shop.....Well you do have to wear your leash at their store but they say it much nicer..)




Off I went....browsing browsing....







WHOA Check out the size of that Kong!!!! Imagine how much peanut butter could fit in there!




Hmmmm the holiday treats are already out...........



Maybe Arch and I should move into this log Cabin and then that kid couldn't find us......PL2 said there is no kitchen in there so forget that idea.....

WHOA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mango size!!!


Pl2 got the things she need and I got this egg kid.......(destuffing time? 15 nano seconds...)

Meanwhile back home this is what Archie was working on.....He got some signs that he thought might keep the trainer away..like this one...... I thought it might not really work as we aren't really a store......





Soo then he got this one.......Nice try again, but we are not a train station either......




So then he got this one......but I told him I didn't really think that would stop A DOG TRAINER......




As a last resort he found this one....... We might give it a try.......



I didn't sleep well and Archie found me the next morning like this... BLOCKING THE ENTRANCE TO MY CRATE.....( so no one could enter)




Really what do we need a trainer for?? We have PL1 and 2 RIGHT WHERE WE WANT THEM.... Archie is sleeping on coming up with more ideas.......




I am perplexed.... We have to come up with some ideas to stop this foolish event from happening again..........


We'll keep you posted...







Saturday, November 15, 2008

YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING US...A TRAINER?????

Well you will NOT believe this one....PL2 was walking us around Jamaica Pond awhile back and she met up with this guy with a dog..And she noticed that he had the two of us wrapped around his finger( something she is not able to always ahem achieve) and we were acting like little angels( she didn't know that he had GREAT smelling junk in his pocket that we wicked wanted...but be that as it may...) and he told her he was a dog trainer,and her ears perked RIGHT up, and then Archie and I were busy smelling something and we didn't hear the rest of the conversation.Well imagine our surprise WHEN HE SHOWED UP AT OUR HOUSE TODAY...ARE YOU KIDDING ME????? We don't need no stinking trainer( that is one of Archie's favorite movie lines but I think it may have been a little different in the movie) And this kid is making tzzzsst noises, and shoving his hand in our faces, and snapping a can with pennies in Archie's face when he wouldn't stop barking( well he did stop after that..me?? History man I was OUT OF THERE) and then PL1+2 go telling him all of this stuff THAT WAS NOT TRUE and he starts giving them ideas on how to handle different situations( oh like we are sure they will do it right....) We didn't know if we were coming or going.............And after he left???? We didn't know WHAT hit us.....





Archie COULD NOT keep his eyes open.....








As a matter of fact,I couldn't either.....




I was so mixed up I WENT INTO ARCHIE'S BED!!!!!!!




AND THEN THE UNTHINKABLE HAPPENED...... Look closely at this picture........




Get closer.......SEE THE SCAB AND SHAVED TOP OF THAT DOG"S HEAD????????? THAT IS NOT ME IN MY BOMB SHELTER...IT IS ARCHIE! We were so mixed up by this trainer kid we didn't know if we were coming or going.........and ya know what????






I LET HIM STAY THERE!! You know I was nuts to allow that to happen( I look very fat in this picture but I had a bath today and my hair is poofed out...)

The most unbelievable part of today's story???? HE IS COMING BACK IN A WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We thought we heard PL1+2 say that if this made us this tired maybe he should come and live here.......Oh so not funny... Archie and I are plotting...how to get to this trainer guy OUT OF OUR LIVES....

Friday, November 14, 2008

What was found while cleaning and Arch update





Well if we weren't behind in our reading every ones blogs,we sure are now!!!!! But PL2 said we are going to spend the weekend catching up.Archie( who is now wearing sunglasses to go outside because he is mortified about his shaved spots) is better but not yet 100%.His head and leggie are better but his neck is slower tp heal. Stanislaws PL gave PL2 a concoction which is working really well so we slather it on him. (let us know if anyone needs it)He is also getting some stuff that makes him sleepy and anti itchy....He says he would be better off with one of Lacies smoothies......He isn't crying at night any more unless his foot "accidentally" touches his neck....PL2 tried socks(stayed on one milli second) and he said he KNOWS it is the latest style in London but he WILL NOT BE SEEN IT THEM.PL2 tried a shirt(she even got him a Red Sox shirt,but he REFUSED to wear it..(and they say I am the stubborn one) so......tincture of time.....
PL2 vacuumed today and look what she found scattered throughout the house, in every room, under furniture, under sofas, and even under the mattress in one of our crates!!!!! She goes out and buys more because she thinks we have "lost them!! Isn't this a great trick??!!!!! We highly recommend doing this......Well we didn't want everyone to think we were missing in action and we will be by this weekend and catch up.....


Saturday, November 8, 2008

Elections, Hot Spots and Anniversarys

Well this has been quite a busy week...After all of our campaigning around town we had to take a bit of a break..........

It was also PL1+2' anniversary(25 years!!!!!!!) PL2's best friend sent them these beautifull fall flowers.......and they are going out for dinner tonight(but not fancy..they decided they wanted to go to their favorite pizza place...This is why we love them....)Pay no attention to the vitamins on the table....

This is the card we sent them.......


Now I must tell you the following pictures are not for the faint hearted....this is kind of like when Gussie and Jackson showed us pictures of their surgeries. and Eric his hot spots..Archie was SOOO nervous about the elections he sort of developed some hot spots....JUST LIKE ERIC!!!! It is pretty bad and the 4 of us haven't slept the last few days because he has been up crying.....He had to go to the Vet today and get the spots shaved and get some stuff for them.......



This one on his neck is kind of swollen from all the itching.....

He even had to have the TOP of his head shaved!!!!!!!



And on his leg.....I will say that I kind of feel sorry for him.......Our Vet said that Archie is the sensitive one( well yuh.....I mean he FAINTS ALL THE TIME ) and stuff just bounces off of me............




So that is why we haven't posted for a bit.....We would like to also show you something...Wehad to keep it top secret before the election in case we had to make a fast get a way..) Sophie sent us these Canadian bandannas in case we were moving up there. She said then with these we would fit right in....Archie just told me to tell you that he is not going to model his because it would go right over his hot spot and anyway he is very drained from his experience.............

OK EH!!!!!!!!!! See...I sound Canadian!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!