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Nothing’s More Stressful Than Relaxing

Nothing’s More Stressful Than Relaxing
by Gina Valley

I’m on a de-stress regimen.

(You can read my tale of “woe” resulting in the doctor-ordered-even-though-I-should-have-done-this-ages-ago-for-my-own-health-and-well-being-not-to-mention-to-set-a-good-example-for-my-kids de-stressing in yesterday’s post  Seriously Today – That Kind Of Sucked, But I’m Still Kicking).

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My pack is trying to help me de-stress (I suspect they figure the more they help,

Keep Your Nose Up – Life Wisdom From The Puppy

Keep Your Nose Up – Life Wisdom From The Puppy
by Gina Valley

We have 2 adorable puppies in our home.  They are Ziva, who is Son#1’s ward, and Bear, who is Son#2’s charge.  They’re sister and brother littermates, Labrador mixes.  Ziva joined our family 2 weeks ago.  Bear moved in this past weekend.

They are, as puppies are apt to be, hysterical to hang out with.

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Flying Fur

Flying Fur
by Gina  Valley

I’m chuckling as I watch our newest family member, Ziva, a 7 week old Lab-mystery-mix puppy, bound around our backyard.  Our older dog, Douglas, a 12 year old Lab-Saluki mix, has finally comes to grips with the fact that this ball of furry energy is staying.  It’s hard dealing with a brand new baby sister out of the blue.

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Our Dog’s Watch Is Broken

Our Dog’s Watch Is Broken

I don’t think our dog can tell time.

I thought he could.

Which was encouraging, as he is somewhat lacking in some other natural dog-ish areas.

He has trouble wagging his tail.  He makes an asymmetrical, helicopter-esque movement with it instead.  Not so much with the wagging.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley Dog Barking Wake Up Middle Of Night Possum Watch Tell TimeHe won’t bring in the newspaper.  He won’t even touch the newspaper,