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Dog Days of Winter

>> Wednesday, February 3, 2010




Wouldn't you think that I could get some peace and quiet? The dog days aren't just for the hot summer! I was okay with the computer keys clicking away, in fact I was just about to doze off
when the blender shocked the beejebers out of me.



After the blender went off the dishwasher went on. The phone rang. The door slammed. What next? I wondered. Then I heard Maddie sneezing. She sneezes to get what she wants. First one sneeze. Nothing. Then two sneezes. Still nothing. THREE SNEEZES! Will someone please get Maddie her treats?
Finally! Mom caved. I heard the pantry door open and the tasty package crinkle. What took you so long? I thought to myself.
Normally I'd be right in there waiting for my treats. In fact, I'd be sitting up like a groundhog...or at least that's what mom says I do. Today I just want my nap. I deserve my nap. I NEED MY NAP!



I got my nap. The sound of Maddie crunching on her dog biscuits lulled me to sleep. I wonder if everyone needs naps like me?







16 comments:

Cocorue February 3, 2010 at 1:16 AM  

oh TQ for this sweet post......we needed this after reading Max's mumster's post, thankQ

chikisses
coco

Lily Robinson February 3, 2010 at 1:56 AM  

Isn't it wonderful that dogs don't get insomnia?

Bobby February 3, 2010 at 3:14 AM  

Yes I agree with Lily, I had not thought of that we do not have insomnia, you look nice and comfy. It is not worth moving for a treat, you will get one when you want anyway.

Carolyn February 3, 2010 at 4:40 AM  

O joy o bliss! What a great pic. Total contentment!

~Kim~ February 3, 2010 at 6:01 AM  

I love this picture!! It's how I feel a lot of times!! I would have made a great dog, or anything that loves to sleep & have treats! Maybe I was one in another life! ;-)))

Parsley February 3, 2010 at 9:00 AM  

Well if that's not a familiar sight to me!

Gloria February 3, 2010 at 10:09 AM  

Yep! A very familiar sight! Got my Billy right next to me, on my recliner, as I too tap away!

Oklahoma Granny February 3, 2010 at 10:47 AM  

Elliott, Smoke and Dani are very good nappers too - but not if there are treats being passed out!

Dory and the Mama February 3, 2010 at 11:12 AM  

Whew...I thought you were going to be kept awake for sure!! Sleep well little one!

Smileys!
Dory

2cats February 3, 2010 at 7:54 PM  

You're just too funny, Jan.
Love the dogs too.

Benny and Lily February 3, 2010 at 8:55 PM  

Hysterical!
Benny & Lily

Tweedles -- that's me February 3, 2010 at 9:26 PM  

Annabelle,
I know just how you feel. I hate having my naps disturbed too. I am so happy that finally you got to resume your beauty sleep. No more dishwasher, and telephone.
Now you hear that comforting sound of the tapping of the fingers on the keyboard, and of course Maddie crunch, cruching away!
love
tweedles
And , in answer to your question, I sleep in all kinds of positions too, but no positions as cute as yours.

TC February 3, 2010 at 10:25 PM  

I don't like my naps disturbed either, unless it's that not quite waking up where you go right back to sleep so you know you've been asleep.
Cute cute photos!!

bbes tribe February 5, 2010 at 11:21 AM  

Cute pics!! You look very comfy. Looks like you didn't let all the NOISE bother you too much.
Wags
Ernie, Sasha,Chica

sandy February 5, 2010 at 3:18 PM  

Was thinking earlier I might take a nap...what, I never do that, except for when I'm sick. Even then, I lay down and typically can't go to sleep. Nap? Looks like you're enjoying yours.

Popped over for a look see. Check out the current and to be posted in a few hours post from SC...the suitcase, never naps.

lol
Sandy

I know who's hands those are on the keyboard....was pretty sure, then got to the end of your post and said...yep indeed

E February 18, 2010 at 9:56 AM  

Funny pictures, love the first one laying there all comfy. What a life.

E

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