Garrett is as Garrett does

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I didn’t know Ben and Jerry’s made a “Dog Face” flavor…

June 14th, 2015
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Waking up this morning was interesting.  There was a flurry of activity at my bedside and as the haze of sleep lifts I hear more and more clearly the wife repeating: “Show him what you have.  Go on.” The fog clears and I notice the wife’s dog, Pebbles, licking her own chops vigorously.  The wife […]

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9 Years of Awesome

May 14th, 2015
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Baxter ( aka: Thing 1, Porkbutt, Bugbug, Booger dog, Pickles, Monkey Monster Dog, Pigdog, and Stinkdog ) was 9 years worth of awesome – noisy, destructive, protective, snoringly stinky awesome. It wasn’t enough, but it’ll have to do. Age and diabetes, caught up with our overweight dog. He suffered acute kidney failure, and we believe […]

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New sunrise, new year

January 1st, 2012
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My previous sunrise excursion seemed popular with the locals (the wife, as well as Thing 1 and Thing 2 (Baxter and Pebbles) ) so I thought I would try it again.  This time I planned it in advance – and gave the wife fair notice.  While the roads to the beach were nearly empty, we […]

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Dogs and cats living together…mass hysteria!

April 16th, 2009
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Okay, no human sacrifice or mass hysteria, but it does register pretty high on the ‘Awww…’ scale:

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Morning (Not Quite) Routine

September 29th, 2008
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I was about ready to pull away from the house on my way to work when I noticed the windows the wife had tried to open over the weekend were stuck open. I was able to push one closed from the outside, but I needed a pair of screwdrivers to fix the other one. I […]

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Baxter: Sommelier Extraordinaire

September 2nd, 2008
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The wife and I have the mother-in-law over for dinner. We’re catching her up on the renovations and adventures in home repair, when I hear the dog lapping at his water dish. I continue talking a few seconds before the *CRASH* of glass shattering makes me perk up. Naturally, a noise that loud from the […]

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The Truly Crappy Day (was ‘Garrett is as Garrett Does’)

October 17th, 1999
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WARNING: Contains mature language and graphic descriptions of injuries Hurricane Irene kinda snuck up on me. I didn’t hear about it until Friday morning. So after work on Friday, I made sure I had the supplies from Hurricane Floyd handy and set about not worrying. Saturday morning came and went.

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