Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spring cleaning

Look who received a spring cleaning last week!  My bed, blankie and toys all received a bath too.  Since it’s been a week already, I should really say look who WAS clean! 😉  ~ Luke

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Dog Park Part Deux

Hi everybody!

It’s snowing outside but not the light and fluffy kind I like.  It’s heavy and wet so everything is muddy.  So no playing in the snow for me today.

Good thing I stopped by the dog park yesterday for some more fun and excitement.  I’m pooped out!

I met up with Lita and our new friend Riley.  Riley is a black lab so she and I got along instantly.  She’s going to teach me how to swim when the weather gets warmer.  I can’t wait!

As usual, Lita was my bodyguard and she was protective of me.  This is great because I have a tendency of getting into dog’s faces, not because I’m dominant but because I love to give kisses.  Some dogs don’t like this and they try to bite me.  That’s where big momma Lita comes in to keep the peace.

We had a great time playing outside even though it was cold and gloomy.  I wanted everyone to chase me so I zig zagged around the park like Speedy Gonzales…Andele!  Andele!  Arriba!  Arriba! ~ Luke

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The three of us ready to fetch the ball.  Lita is in purple.  I’m in red.  Riley is in the metal stud collar.

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I like being the monkey in the middle!

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I’m goofing around with Lita.

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I got Riley to chase me even though she’s the one with the ball in her mouth.

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New dog!  New dog!

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Another new dog!  May I give you a kiss?  Don’t bite me, okay?

Chillin’ at the dog park

Today was my first dog park experience.  It was a tiny enclosure but it was a clean fenced in area to play off leash with Lita.  A lady with a husky came by but they decided not to come in.  So Lita and I we were the only ones there.  That was fine by us.  Just meant more space for us to play chase!  I can’t wait to come back here again.  Maybe more dogs will show up when it’s warmer outside. ~ Luke

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Come on Lita!  Let’s chase the ball!!!!!

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If you don’t want it, I’ll fetch it.

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You’re not even trying!

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It’s mine, all mine!

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Got it!

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Go ahead and rest Lita.  I’ll chew on a stick until you’re ready to play again.

 

An afternoon with Lita

Hi all!

The other day I stopped by Lita’s house for an afternoon adventure.  We played, ate treats and went for a walk.  Could life possibly get any better?!?! ~ Luke

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We’re eagerly awaiting our treats.

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Come here Lita!  You know you miss me!

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Don’t play hard to get.   Let me give you kiss kiss.

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No fair!  Why does Lita get the first treat?!

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Ok, ok, ok!  My turn!!!!!!

Courage Caps

I’m sporting an old camo Courage Caps t-shirt (100% of proceeds go to charity) while watching the Washington Capitals hockey game.  We’re no longer at the bottom of the totem pole…we’re second to last!  Woo hoo! ~ Luke

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You have one second to take this pic before I jump down and play.

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I’m a boy therefore I love all sports.  I’m inventing a game called soccer frisbee.

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The hockey game is a nail biter! I can’t watch!

Lukie and the Chipmunk

I’d like to share with you a little story.  It’s called Lukie and the Chipmunk.

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One day, little Lukie was bored out of his mind…

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Then grandma came home and Lukie was a happy lil’ guy because she bought him a new chipmunk toy…

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Lukie clung onto the chipmunk and said, “It’s mine, all mine!!!!!!!”…

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Lukie wrestled with it…

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And flung it around…

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Afterwards, Lukie gave it a stare down before playing with it some more.

The End.

~ Luke

P.S. – I didn’t say it was a great story.  Just a story. 😉

Green bean candles!

We celebrated Uncle Tony’s birthday yesterday.  I was soooo happy to see him!  He’s been busy at work so I haven’t seen him for a couple of weeks.  I let him know how much I missed him by tackling him on the couch and we rough housed for a bit.

When it came time for the birthday cake, I was up close and personal, inspecting it to make sure everything was okay.  Best of all, green bean candles were used so I could have some “cake” too!  Bestest of all, all those yummy green bean candles were mine, all mine!!!!! 😀

Until next time! ~ Luke

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Why do you tempt me?!

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See?  I’m a good boy.  Just observing.

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Hurry up and blow the candle already…I want my green beans!!!

It’s melting!!!

We had a great snowfall, the kind that everyone likes…good accumulation, wet enough to make snowballs, and all melted from the roads and sidewalks by the next day.  Win-win situation.

It’s no fun playing outside today because the yard is wet and muddy.  Besides, I’m tired from all the playing I did yesterday.  Here are the last set of pics to document my first snowfall.  Enjoy! ~ Luke

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Let it snow!!!!

Hot diggity doo, it’s snowing outside!!!!!  My wish finally came true.  Thank you Easter Bunny! 😉

I’ve been playing outside all morning.  Now it’s sleepy time before I head back out for some more fun in the snow. ~ Luke

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Woo hoo!  Jump in the air and do the happy dance!  Happy dance, happy dance, happy dance!!!!!!!

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I love my coat.   It keeps me dry, warm and toasty.

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Let’s play fetch!!

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I got the ball. Now chase me if you want it back!!!!!

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Did you just throw a snowball at my face?!?!?!

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Floppy ears!

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Let me run as fast as I can!

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Great work out! Let’s do it again.

Keeping busy

Hi everyone!

This time tomorrow, I will be playing in SNOW!!!  It sounds like we’re receiving anywhere between 5-10 inches.  I can’t wait!!

Since I have ADD and tomorrow is sooooo far away, new activities are constantly introduced to keep me out of trouble.  The latest is eating  green beans and baby carrots from a kong toy.  I like working for my food.  It keeps me on my toes!

Until next time!  ~ Luke

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I smell green beans!!!!!!!

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I’m gonna getcha…

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So close yet so far away…

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Haha! Come to me my pretty!

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Crunchity crunchity crunchity crunch.

Saturday afternoon at Silver Lake

Howdy ya’ll.

It’s March and I’m still waiting for the first substantial snowfall this winter.  I went to Silver Lake yesterday and it was pretty quiet.  Just me and the geese.  I guess people don’t like being outside when it’s cold…and it was cold out.

Since I don’t have fingers, I’m crossing my eyes hoping for snow this week. 😀  The weather forecaster says the Washington DC area has a good chance of snow Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.  We shall see.

Until next time! ~ Luke

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Sniff sniff…I’m following a scent.

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What’s that honking sound?!

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Goose goose! Lots of ’em!!!!!!!

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It’s time to walk the trail.

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Flaps up…jumbo jet Luke ready for take off!

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What a BIG branch.  I wonder if I can put it in my mouth.