Saturday, March 31, 2007

Sleepin' In

So this morning, I was sleeping soundly, right in the middle of one of my favorite dreams. It was the one where I am sitting at the dinner table with Mom and Dad, a big plate of roast beef in front of me, while Gidget sits on the floor and begs me to give her a little bite. Ahh, pure bliss I tell you. But then, suddenly, I awoke. Something didn't seem right. I looked at the clock. Unfortunately, I don't know how to tell time. But still, I knew something was wrong.
I went and jumped on Dad, who was also sleeping soundly. "Wake up old man, WAKE UP! I begged him. "Look at all that light coming through the window", I said. Dad groggily looked at the clock. "8:30" he said. "Wow, you guys let me sleep pretty late today".
It was true. Somehow, both Gidget and I slept right through our regular weekend wake up time. How could we let this happen? There was breakfast to be eaten, and naps to be taken, and we were very, very late. Oh the horror of it all. Our whole weekend routine was gonna be thrown off now. What could we do? And who was to blame? Of course, I blame Gidget. It must be all her fault. Somehow, I must find a way to make her pay for her indiscretion. But first, I must nap. Hopefully I can get back to my dream and find out what kind of tasty dessert awaits me. Somebody wake me when it's dinnertime.

Duke Out

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Mommy's New Job

Mommy started a new job this week. It has been a couple of years since she has had a full time job, so Duke and I have some adjusting to do. On the one paw, more money for Mommy means more Milk Bones and toys for us. It will also inevitably mean more trips to Doggy Haven for us, and we are definitely in favor of that. But on the other paw, it also means that Duke and I are going to be home alone a lot longer everyday. I am not quite as happy about that development. Personally, I think I spend too much time home alone with that little mook as it is. Or was. Oh well, what are you gonna do? I guess you gotta take the bad with the good. I just hope there is some way I can use this to guilt-trip Mommy & Daddy into more meetup and dog park trips.

In other news, our backyard finally got mowed. There was about a 15 minute break between rainstorms Sunday, and Daddy took advantage of that to mow the grass. Oh boy, what a relief! I don't think I could have held my pee much longer. Thanks Daddy!

Duke appreciated it too!

Pug Hugs ~ Gidget

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Poopin On The Patio

The grass in the backyard is starting to get quite long. And because all it ever does around here is rain, Daddy hasn't been able to mow it yet this year. This makes the normally quite enjoyable activity of pooping, very unenjoyable for me. In fact, the grass is so long that it rubs against my belly and gets me all wet. That is like the most uncool thing ever! Since drastic times call for drastic measures, I have had to resort to pooping on the patio. Hmm, for some reason that makes me think of a ZZ Top song. That's kinda weird, since I don't even know what ZZ Top is.

Actually, poopin' on the patio isn't all that bad. I just wish I could pee on it too. I tried it once but it just rolled across the concrete and got my paws all wet. That kinda defeats the purpose. Oh well, can't win em all. Have a great weekend everybody!

Pug Hugs ~ Gidget

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Lucky and Flo

There is a story in the news today about Lucky and Flo, two Labradors from California who helped sniff out nearly 1 million illegal pirated DVD's in Malaysia last week. Well, apparently the bad guys weren't too happy about that, because they have offered a bounty for killing Lucky and Flo. This infuriates Gidget and I. After all, these poor Labs were merely doing what they were trained to do. Like us, they probably don't even know what a pirated DVD is. So Gidget and I would like to organize a rescue party to go over there and bring Lucky and Flo home before the bad guys can get to them. Us Doggies gotta stick together you know. Who's with us? And does anybody know where Malaysia is? Boo, can you help us out with this? Thanks!

Duke Out

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

The First Day Of Spring?

What a major disappointment. At 5:07 PM Pacific Daylight Time, spring was supposed to get here. And Gidget and I were all ready for it's arrival. We figured that by 5:08 we would be outside playing, or at least basking in the sunlight. Well, it is now 6:35, and it is still cold and rainy outside. So what happened to spring? It seems to be a little late in arriving. Maybe it got stuck in traffic. The traffic is pretty bad around here ya know. Or maybe it just forgot to set it's alarm clock. It's probably not used to daylight savings time starting this early.
Well, I guess we can speculate all day long, but when you get right down to it, we just don't know what happened to it. We just sure hope it gets here soon. We have had enough of this cold, wet weather. So hurry it up spring. We wanna go outside and play!

Duke Out

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Gidget Vs The Doggie On The TV

This was an epic battle. It was Gidget facing off against the giant doggie on the TV. I think it was a pretty fair fight until the TV had to go and throw that flying graphic at poor Gidget. She never saw it coming. And Gidget really hates flying graphics. That's one of the reasons she never watches Fox news.

You'll notice that at the end Gidget had to run over and get all up in my face like she's all tough and stuff. Yeah right. What a ferocious Puggie!
Duke Out

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Meetup Pics

We know it's been over a week since we went to the Pug meetup, but hey, better late than never.

This Brindle Pug had a pretty cool outfit.

I think this older fella was getting a little annoyed with this young pup.

Of course, I had my favorite purple shirt on.

This is me and Winston's Daddy. Why does he always try to kiss me? I know I'm pretty and all but he just isn't my type.

And this is Winston. He sure has gotten big since the last time we saw him. I wonder why he never tries to kiss me?

Unfortunately, all the pictures of Duke came out blurry (heh heh heh). What a bummer! Oh well, it's not like Mommy and Daddy don't have enough pictures of Duke already. But of course they could never have enough pictures of me!

Pug Hugs ~ Gidget

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Queen Of The (pillow) Mountain

I have a new favorite bedtime spot. It's Daddy's pillow. And I'm pretty sneaky about getting it too. You see, our bed is too high for me to jump up on to myself. So what I do is stand next to it looking up with those big sad Pug eyes. Then as soon as my servant gives in and places me on the bed, I run right over and claim daddy's pillow as my own. I usually leave him a little spot to place his head though. I'm not that selfish. Hey, I am the queen around here ya know, and I deserve to sleep on a nice soft pillow. If I could just get my servants to toss some rose petals around me I'd be all set. Could you please work on that Mommy and Daddy? Thanks a lot!

Pug Hugs ~ Gidget

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Clearing Up A Rumor

I feel compelled to clear up a nasty rumor that someone (Winston) started about me. Now I'm not saying who started this nasty rumor (Winston), because that would be undignified. But it seems this nasty rumor starting Pug (Winston) has been going around telling everydoggie that I like to drink pee. Nothing could be further from the truth. The reality is that sometimes when my sister Gidget pees, I feel the need to test it with my tongue. I do not drink it, I merely dip the tip of my tongue in it to see if it has the proper PH level. Then, after I do this, my face scrunches all up and my head quivers uncontrollably. So obviously, I don't like doing this, but I feel it has to be done. I am the Alpha around here you know, and if I don't do it, who will? I can guarantee you Mom or Dad wont do it. So I see no option but to continue testing Gidget's pee myself. It is not my favorite thing in the world, but it must be done. I hope this clears things up for everydoggie.

On another note, here is another video from Saturday's meetup. I sure hope the human in this video doesn't find out that I had just stuck my tongue in Gidget's pee. hehehe

Duke Out

Monday, March 05, 2007

Run Gidgey Run

This is a video from Saturdays Pug meetup. I just had to post it so everybody can see that I have still got some pretty good moves for an old girl. I am the Pug in the purple shirt that is hanging down past my butt. Enjoy!

Pug Hugs ~ Gidget

Sunday, March 04, 2007

Presents From Luci Lu

Finally! Yesterday, we got some of that excitement we have been craving into our lives. It all started in the morning when Mommy & Daddy came home from the store with three new toys for us.
Mommy got a fuzzy pink piggy that makes oinky noises just for me! So of course that was the one that Duke wanted the most!

Then, we got to go to a Pug meetup! Since we live so far away from the meetup, Daddy thought he would try some longer lasting treats to keep us quiet on the long drive. So we got to have our very first Jumbones. Now we know why Pyrite is always raving about them! When we finally got to the meetup, Duke and I had lots more energy to play since we didn't waste it all barking our heads off in the car.
We had lots of fun at the meetup. We saw our buddy Winston and we got to meet his half brother Gorby. He was a pretty cool Pug. And not only is he Winston's half brother, but he is also his uncle. Or nephew. Or grandfather. Or something weird like that. I didn't really understand that whole thing. I'm just glad Duke and I aren't really related. It can be so confusing.
Oh, and we also got a very special surprise at the meetup. We got presents from our buddy Luci Lu. Here is a picture of them before we opened them.

We each got a fuzzy bone, Duke got a rope toy, and I got a little hot dog. Of course, Duke liked my little hot dog the most!
We just loved our presents from Luci Lu. Her Mommy is the one who puts on the Pug meetups and runs the Pug meetup website. We think she is doing an excellent job because those meetups sure are fun! Thanks for the presents Luci Lu, and thanks for all the hard work your Mommy does getting the meetups organized. We really appreciate it!

Saturday night Mommy and daddy went to our cousin Keiths birthday party (happy birthday Keith!). We were pretty worn out so we took advantage of that to catch up on some napping. Then they came home and we all played with our new toys some more. Of course, Duke only wanted to play with whatever toy I was playing with, but it was still fun. All in all I would have to say that we had a pretty good day. A few more days like that and Duke and I might just have to stop complaining quite so much.

Pug Hugs ~ Gidget

Friday, March 02, 2007

How Long Til Springtime?

Just when we thought winter was over, we got hit with another load of snow Wednesday night. In fact, it was our heaviest snowfall of the whole year. We got about 10-12 inches of the wet white stuff. This did not please us at all.
There was no way Gidget was going outside to pee before we went to bed. So of course she had to wake Dad up at 3AM to take her outside. But when they got to the door and Gidget saw that the snow was still there, she turned and hightailed it toward the bedroom. So Dad cleared off the step and thats where she went. Right on the step. This is a picture of me inspecting where she went. Really, I am in this picture. Can you see me?

Most of the snow has melted away now, but it is still pretty cold outside. So if anybody needs us, this is where you can find us. Keeping warm on our favorite blanket, waiting for spring to get here.
Duke Out