Dog Sitting

03/16/2011 @ 11:42 PM | Animals with 2 Comments

So I’ve been dogging sitting for a friend since last Friday. They get picked up today and man I can’t wait. I love them to death but they are driving me crazy at this point lol.

As you can tell they got comfy pretty fast which is good but the puppy is so hyper. I completely forgot how hyper puppies were and ill mannered. He’s still nippy and annoying the heck out of my younger one who is 4. He whined when I put him in his kennel for the night and barked some too which is to be expected. Finally, he is an even bigger digger than my two combined. I’m going to have to buy a bag of dirt to fill in all the holes because he flung the dirt far and I can’t move it back into the holes.

The elder dog is so mellow. He just let’s things roll unless he’s chewing on his bone, then you better stay away.

I know they will both be happy to go home but I think they had a good time. I can finally leave the doors upstairs open now too. The puppy is an excitable piddler so he wasn’t allowed in any of the bedrooms.

Puppies are gone at 11:30 PM – I’m out!

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Meet Me on Monday #38

03/14/2011 @ 12:04 AM | General with 5 Comments

I found this meme on another blog and tracked it back to the originator. There are some interesting questions and a great way to know me a little more. You can check it out at Meet Me on Monday Meme. Here goes…

1. Do you have a fireplace in your home?

2. Can you drive a stick shift?
Heck ya. I refuse to buy an automatic vehicle.

3. How many computers are in your home?
1 desktop, 1 laptop, 1 tablet, 1 NookColor, 1 Blackberry. Hey they all work just like computers.

4. Are your taxes done yet? Do you do them yourself?
Yep, taxes done, money received, and money spent. I always do them myself.

5. What is your favorite meal of the day?
No favorite meal really. I like them all equally if I have time to eat them.

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Four Foods on Friday #137

03/13/2011 @ 11:01 AM | General with 1 Comment

Time to learn more food facts according to me. As always be sure to check out Fun Craft and Recipes to join each week and to spread the news so others might join as well.

1. How do you usually make ramen noodles?
2. What’s your favorite flavor of ramen noodles?
3. Do you add anything to your ramen noodles?
4. Is there a flavor of ramen noodles do you wish was on the market?

I honestly can’t answer any of these questions as I have never EVER had ramen noodles. Does that make me a freak? I guess I choose Chef Boyardee verses this quick meal. 🙂

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What a Day

03/11/2011 @ 7:13 PM | Animals, Personal, Technology with Comments Off on What a Day

Well my day actually sort of ended around 2 AM as I finally painted the kitchen. The only room not painted now is my bedroom and I’m thinking it ain’t gonna get done for years to come lol I still have the trim to do on the stairs and the hallway trim upstairs and the bathroom trim actually since I never did it when I painted that room. Then I’ll be done with the painting for some time. I then had to get up at 7 AM because a friend was dropping off her 2 dogs for me to watch as she goes to Disney with her kids. Little did I know one of them was a 7 month old puppy. I knew she had 2 but I hadn’t been over to her place since she got the new dog so I was a little surprised to say the least lol. As any animal person knows it is nothing but excitement for this little guy and he’s one of those piddlers when he gets excited kind too :uhh: So ya, this will be interesting. At least it really won’t matter for the living room carpet since I’m going to rip it out and replace it with vinyl anyways. She was late dropping them off though. Should have known really because she’s late for everything.

Since I was off I had scheduled my cable company to stop over to give me my digital box and swap my internet outlet to my room. I don’t know why I couldn’t pick up the box, I can hook it into my TV just as well as that guy did. But then the snafu came when I left and came back and couldn’t get it to work. I had to call them up to get it figured out. Apparently you have to use THEIR remote to shut off the TV and turn it back on for it to catch the TV and cable box because the box turns off when the TV goes off. That’s messed up because on my way out in the morning I push the button on the TV because the TV’s right next to the door.

Then I also had the plumber to come by to see if he could do something with the fiasco of a tub I have. I tell you the mickey mouse job on this is horrendous. Never get your friends to fix things like this owner did. It just goes bad. I can’t clean this shit because the silicon comes off when I scrub it. I bought new handles the other day since the guy was coming and I have to go back out to get another set because for some stupid reason they decided to change some of the stems and the cold water stem is larger than the other 2 so the knob doesn’t fit that one. Idiots. As you can tell they actually used a butter lid to do that redneck fix. :nono: In the end I didn’t get him to fix it because he gave me a quote of around $200 and I wasn’t willing to shell that out. I was willing to do under $100 just to get it fixed. Now I’m going to have to beg to get it fixed like everything else around here.

Then I trekked my 2 dogs down to the vet to get their nails cut because I can’t grind one of them because she refuses to sit still for it so it’s the old fashioned clipping with the nail cutter. Pepper gets the nail cutter and then the grinder because hers grow so fast. She’s had her nails quicked like 3-4 times when she’s has surgery to remove lipomas. She actually could do for another round but I’m not going to do it because she’s getting older. She’s due for her annual exam this month I found out as well as Stormy so I’ll get that done in the next 2 weeks and make them draw some blood on Pepper to make sure her innards are doing okay. She had a semi elevated liver panel last time.

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Stick it to the Gas Companies

03/08/2011 @ 8:16 AM | General with Comments Off on Stick it to the Gas Companies

Every year it seems I get spammed in my email about everybody sticking it to the gas companies and not to buy gas for 1 day. Really people? You honestly think this will make even the slightest dent in the profit for them? If you don’t buy for one day, that just means you will be buying another day. That doesn’t affect them one iota. Nobody seems to understand this when I try to explain it them, they just think oh yeah they are going to lose money which they aren’t.

Do you know what you need to do? You have to pick one gas company and not buy from them. Not for just one day either. You need to never buy gas from that company ever again. THAT, my friends, is the only way for a company to lose money and fail. Now all you have to do is pick the gas company and start telling all your friends.

But really, do you think that will lower your gas prices any? Nope. Read the papers folks, there is havoc going on overseas right in some of the places we buy oil from.

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Meet Me on Monday #37

03/07/2011 @ 7:21 AM | General with 6 Comments

I found this meme on another blog and tracked it back to the originator. There are some interesting questions and a great way to know me a little more. You can check it out at Meet Me on Monday Meme. Here goes…

1. What is your favorite way to eat potatoes?
Add butter and milk and roasted garlic. Yummy!

2. What was the last package that was delivered to your house?
Just this past Friday I had 4 GB of ram come in for my laptop.

3. What is your favorite scent that you love to smell?
Freshly cut grass is the best.

4. Do you smoke?
Hail no!

5. Are your parents married or divorced?
Divorced and both are remarried.

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