Friday, May 09, 2014

Photo Finish Friday

Greetings to all, it's me, Maggie.  Up here.  With Cam.

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Me and Cam

Some of you have wondered why we're doing so much walking lately; others have asked if I have an "off switch".  Hmm.  Not sure what that second question means ... but anyway, I thought I'd take Photo Finish Friday to show you why we do all the walking -- you know, other than the fact that we ALL love it and it's good for our health and stuff!  Mom's goal appears to be this:

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Two tired, perfectly behaved Siberians.  Oh.  You think my ears are perked up a bit there?

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"I wasn't going to start anything!"

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"YES, reallllly, Mom!"

I love my mom to pieces, but sometimes it's like she thinks I'm always about to start something!  Can you believe that?  Let's take our party inside.

Sometimes, after a walk, instead of us all going out on the deck, I like to do this:

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The tiles are nice and cool!  If I want a little cushioning, I can always go into the living room and use one of our beds.

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"Ooooh, yes.  Nice and soft."

Sometimes, I play Fetch for a while after our walks, then I take a break.

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"Zzz..."

The tiles by the front door are nice and cool, too.

Usually, Cam and I do a few round of zoomies together (apparently not one of Mom's goals...) then hang out together in the breakfast room.

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Cooling down after a walk and zoomies

Cam likes the quilt and mat by the windows; I like to be more in the center of things.

After a cool down and a nice drink, this is how and where you can find us:

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"Hey, Aunt Cammie.  I'm right here if you want to play."
"Let's take a nap for a bit, little one."
"OK... but I'm right here if you change your mind."

I don't quite get it, but somehow, all that laying around seems to be one of Mom's major goals with all the walking.  Can you figure that out?  Me neither!

Have a great weekend, everyone!

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Thatcher

10 comments:

  1. Mags you gotta humor the mom's. That way you get more walk, crazy otter time, fetch and TREATS. I mean really if they wanted something to just lay around all day they would have gotten a sloth. Am I right. Of course I am.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  2. Wow, Maggie, I am curious too. It seems to me that walking and exercising is the antithesis of relaxing and being quiet. Maybe I am missing something.

    I will say, though, that on days that I can extra walkies that I often find it difficult to enjoy tennis ball fun times due to feeling a bit sleepy.

    Kisses,
    Dexter

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  3. We go walking every day too....mom says it is a good way to tire us out and tire herself out too and we love out cool tiles too

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  4. Sometimes I'd be out for hours and hours chasing around like a mad thing. Now it is 2 hours but sometimes I come home and play ankle bitey till I settle down for naps. We pups need to stay fit and lovely to see your mum helps you with that MT & Camm. Have a fabulous fit Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  5. We are the same after going out to the fairgrounds..mom loves that, are you two double coated also like me? Our Maggie gets hot really fast.
    stella rose

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  6. A parents goal is try and knock us out
    Lily and Edward

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  7. Ahh..we got it now. That is the same reason Tempest goes to daycare once a week, BOL.

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  8. M.T. you have hit upon the $87,000.00 Question here... We wonder why our mom seems to be so Happy when we are outside doing our Yard Works. Peeps are a MYSTERY.

    Happy Mother's day to your mom.

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  9. what is it with our folks and this "behaved" business anyways?!? Maggie, that look you are giving your mom made us mol! Have a fun weekend!

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

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  10. It appears that your mom's plan is working. You both look well rested and well behaved!


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