Monday, December 01, 2008

Excuses, excuses

I am thinking of running a competition for the most inventive excuses for not writing some dog's blog.

Mistress has come up with two this month - or rather last month.

1) She had to back up all the data onto a memory stick and reinstall the operating system because (IMO) she had done something silly so the printer didn't work.

2) She joined in something silly called National Write A Novel Month, which meant she had to whack out 50,000 words in a month.

Well, mistress I have news for you. Here is a perfectly good dogblog. If you want to write 50,000 words, how about writing them on here, huh?

Anyway, in between computer issues and novels, we all went for a walk and I said hello to one of my friends. See how friendly I am to smaller dogs? Nice Pippa.






But the other day we met an English bulldog. And I could see his teeth, and they looked FEARSOME. So I barked at him to let him know I wasn't afraid, and he ran behind his mistress's legs.

Misery didn't have the camera so there are no pics of him.

She managed to find the camera when I got my paw stuck though. A dog can't even go to sleep and get his paw stuck without getting a photo taken. The indignity.



And here I am in my den under the table.





No wonder I try to hide.

23 comments:

Winterdark said...

Someone told me that the pupparazzi are everywhere Pippa. Just give them a big smile and pee on their legs. :-)

Bolo
http://peiinthelife.blogspot.com/

Marvin -The Hollow Hound said...

Well, poor Pipparoonie!

Misery has been working hard on the wrong thing totally.

You are far much more interesting. How could she ignore your blog in favour of a silly novel.

Especially the photo with your poor trapped footyfoot. It has a certain quality of vulnerability.

You certainly seem to like getting trapped in strange places.

love and many licks,
Marvin xx oh and yes, I swallowed a dick shun ary.

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Next time maybe she'll say the meteor khrashed her khomputer OR the tool bag is stukhk in the earth's orbit and affekhting her abilities to keep your publikh informed?

Sorry the flashy beast was there to khapture 'things' -

Maybe woo need to learn to use hers so woo khan khatch her when things happen!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Crikit, Sparky, Ginger! said...

Pippa! oh we missed reading about your adventures you got good ones. daddy needs to do the #1 for our computee too so it won't be sick anymore hey guess what?! before our computee stopped working right mommy was going to do the Novel a Month thingy but ~

well we love all pics of your handsomeness

love licks ~ we missed your oodles

One of the pack said...

Pippa,

You're definitely worth the wait! You are a great GSD ambassador. What's with those human camera nuts? Can't they let us be silly without snapping a shot?

You're looking fabulous.

Loving Life,
Lola
www.forgetsitandstay.blogspot.com

Jacks, Narra, Tuchuck, and Rousseau said...

Pippa, are you sure you're being nice to that little dog?? We can't tell, but we think you're looking at it like lunch! :) And do tell Mistress that we LOVE the idea of her 50,000 words being here--can't she write a novel that is about handsome dog's blog?!

JNTR

Biloxi and Siber-sibs said...

Woo Woo Pippa!
Why is it deys always has da camera when wese has our most embarrassin' moments and not for important tings?
Our humoms has problems gittin it right.

Husky kisses,
Biloxi

Lorenza said...

Hi, Pippa!
You need to have a serious talk with her about your blog!
I miss you!
You know that the camera thing never ends!
Take care
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Princess Eva and Brice said...

Darling Pippa,
How did you manage to get your paw in your collar?

Maybe you need to come visit. Not that my momma has been doing very much with my blog either but she does wait on us hand and paw.

Princess Eva

Roxie, Sammy and Andy said...

Poor Pippa. Doesn't Mistress realize your adoring public needs regular installments about your life? We don't care about Britnay or Branjolina ... we want to know what is happening with Pippa!

Sorry about the camera but we do love the pictures of you. Just consider it a unfortunate necessity for your fans.

Roxie, Sammy & Andy

Comet and BLU said...

Glad you are back. We don't like being hounded by the flashing cameras either, but if it means we get to blog, then we will do it. It's just the embarrassing pictures we don't like.

How did you get your paw stuck?

Cassidy said...

Wow, 50,000 words is a lot of words! No wonder she's been so busy.

Nibbles
Cassidy x

Scottie the 'cutie' said...

Hi Pippa!

I'm Scottie...nice to meet you! Your Mom is really talented for writing a novel! Has she finished her novel by now? I'm sure it's very cool...*grins*

Will check back soon...hope you have a great day!

Scottie

Kathryn and Ari said...

Tell Mistress she should write the novel about you, dear Pippa. She could post the chapters on your blog and satisfy everyone.

Randi said...

Oh Dear Darling Pippa...you look so handsome...so alluring...so sweet....I miss you.

Can I submit my mom/secretary for excuses for not visiting my friends...? She hasn't even given any good excuses like your mistress, otherwise I'd pass them along...she's just a bad secretary. Good help is hard to find...especially around the holidays..

I think your paw paw looks very cute all caught in your chain...but I agree with you.. a pic was just completely unnecessary by your mistress...

I still love you though....

Love & Licks,
Randi

-The Mullin Clan's Mommy- said...

We are glad that you still get sum puter time fur yur bloggie, Pippa! How did you get yur paw stuck in yur collar like that?!?!

-da boys, Cosmos & Juneau-

Jacks, Narra, Tuchuck, and Rousseau said...

I love those pictures where you pretend to be so coy! But you realize you're not actually fooling anybody, right, handsome? :)

Narra

Kapp pack said...

What's with these humans and excuses???? We've been getting a lot of them here lately too! How's the movie coming along???

Butt wiggles, Meadow

Marvin -The Hollow Hound said...

oh dearest Pipparoonie, why just as I come back, do you disappear?

Missing you and the laffs we used to have.

pleeeeze come back soonio.

Marvinio........

Chef said...

Oh Pippa, my friend. My mama's excuses just don't cut it either. Your pictures are amazing and you're so handsome, as always. Did you get your paw unstuck?

I hope your Mom is not going to keep you away for long again ... !!

Bye for now.

x0
Chef

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Helios said...

I totally understand you. My M likes to take all sorts of photos of me looking silly/ unglam/ ugly too.

Sunny,Scooter,Jamie said...

O>M?D Just saw the photo of your foot caught. Now I KNOW we can get big bucks(for toast and pizza) with a law suit. You were in DANGER and did she swoop down to help you?? NO. She took a silly pic first. (Sorry, the info about the lawsuit thing is on the next post-mom is going backwards-figures)
DO contact me. You may even be part of a class action suit....
Hugs
Sunny Canine atty