Friday, June 19, 2015

Friday Mishmash

This:
Is NOT this:
 And grabbing the wrong jar from the drawer resulted in this:
One hefty shake and my nose instantly told me something was wrong.  Dangit!!!  I recently cleared off my kitchen counter and put the pepper in my spice drawer, but even as I did so, I remember thinking "hey, that looks really similar to the cinnamon jar" - but of course I didn't move it.  Ended up ruining some Greek yogurt about a week later.  I was peeved - at myself, of course.  Pepper has now been put back on the counter, where it mocks me, Nelson-style:
I deserve that, Nelson...I do.

********************

The Siiiimpsonnnss:
Obviously I watch way too much television in that I associate clouds like these with a TV show, but work with me here...
Our Simpsons minifig Lego family is growing! Seeing them in my family room (near the TV, of course) just makes me smile. 

********************

We found a dog last week - we were driving home and this cute little dog was in our street.  He had this look on his face like "guys, I should not be out here...I made a BIG mistake" - he was really sweet.  Very clean, super soft ears, and no collar.  He came to me and I put him in our backyard, while Jeff got him some water.  I took some pictures and posted them to our local Facebook lost and found pets page and also our neighborhood website.  Played with him for a bit while Paco lost his marbles inside the house, then we locked Paco in his crate and let the dog inside.  What a good boy - he checked out the house, found Henry on the bed, DID NOTHING (I've never had a dog who doesn't go after cats, even the ones they live with), and after Henry hissed at him, the dog just turned around and left the room.
I sat at my desk, checking the FB page to see if anyone was looking for him.  Next thing I know, he's asleep on my foot.  I was not making plans to keep him, I swear - but dang, what a good dog!  His owners called after a while - turns out they live on our street, but they're fairly new, we've only been at the waving stage, and we've never seen a dog with them.  His name is Shiloh, and it's too bad Paco is so aggressive toward other dogs - this would be a fun playmate for him, especially since he lives so close by.

********************

Have a good weekend, and Happy Father's Day to my dad!

19 comments:

  1. Thanks for the reminder to pay attention to label BEFORE
    using the contents of the bottle. I love your cloud picture.
    Cute minifigs. For a minute there I thought you had adopted
    another dog. Glad you had a way of finding his rightful owner.

    You didn't mentions your knitting but here is a update on mine.
    I finished hubbys sweater and washed it blocked it and now it
    is waiting to be seamed together. I even bought the clippy things
    to help make seeming easier hopefully I will find my courage to
    just do it maybe this weekend who knows. Ahem , I started my
    first adult size cardigan for me this time seems like I am always
    knitting for my boys I deserve something too.
    Have a great weekend.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I am so impressed with your sweater making! I'd love to see a picture of the finished products - email me if you have any. And heck yes, it's absolutely time to knit a cardigan for yourself! How fun! :)

      Delete
  2. Aww glad Shiloh found his family! I think it is so comical that you collect Simpson figures! You MUST be a fun family!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Years ago when everything was a spray, I hairsprayed my underarms. Hey, it happens!

    Do you know Paco's breed? Is it a breed that is territorial? He probably just can't help himself - he NEEDS to protect his people!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yikes, that must have been a sticky day!

      I think Paco suffers from being an only child in his mind (those cats don't count), and he also might be a little spoiled as a result...maybe it's a good thing I don't have grandchildren just yet, eh?

      Delete
  4. LOL. Good thing your nose knows. I have so many Penzeys spices you'd think I was a master chef. (Oh so NOT). But we have one of their retail stores not too far away and it has become a "thing", complete with a Penzeys song, for my niece and great-nieces to go to Penzeys. Since you didn't like the pepper on yogurt, I could send you some garam masala or Turkish seasoning to try. :D

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. How lucky to live near a Penzeys store! I do all my shopping online with them.

      NO THANK YOU (ha!) to the other seasoning for yogurt.

      Delete
  5. Oh, that would make me so mad to ruin a good bowl of yogurt! Hopefully you still had plenty more in the fridge? Hey, did you know that Costco sells giant economy sized containers of Fage 0%? I like the 2% better, so I don't buy it. But it sure is a good buy.

    Okay, I've never watched the Simpsons, but that whole section amused me, especially all the little Lego creatures.

    What a sweet dog. Beagles are known to be runners, so maybe you will have a regular visitor. That would be almost better than having a second dog :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I had one container left. It did irk me to do that! And I've heard Costco sells Fage...wish we had one nearby. I think there's one in the D/FW area. We in Hooterville only get a Sam's Club.

      Interesting fact about Beagles...maybe Shiloh will come for a visit. I wouldn't mind, actually.

      Delete
  6. Look how close you were to having another doggy! That's just how it happens all the time, isn't it? So glad Shiloh's owners were found.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Awwwww... Shiloh is a sweetie. Maybe you and the new neighbors can swap pet-sitting duties when the need arises.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I'd say that's a good idea, except for his escaping part...we'll have to see if he's a master escape artist, or if this was just a crime of opportunity (their fence need repair).

      Delete
  8. Thanks for being a great animal lover! That's how we ended up with 2 dogs and 3 cats...taking in strays that nobody claimed. Have a great weekend.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I'm glad you realized you used pepper BEFORE taking a bite ;)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. OMG, I bet Greek yogurt would have been ruined for me otherwise!

      Delete
  10. The dog is famous; there is a movie about a dog named Shiloh. (Who looks like your lil buddy.)
    It looks like he is smiling in the pic where you are petting him. :)
    Happy Fathers Day to Jeff!
    Chrissy

    ReplyDelete
  11. What a cute dog. Glad that he could return home. I thought about another dog but don't think Bella would deal with it that well. Like Paco she's used to being alone and is spoiled rotten :)
    My worst nightmare is that she rans away, that's why I have chipped her and she has a plate on her collar with her name and mine and R.'s phone number.

    ReplyDelete
  12. I covet your lego Simpsons! HA! AWWW!!!! What a sweet pup. Glad he found his home, but still...AWWW!!!!

    ReplyDelete

I love hearing from you and read each and every comment! Comments on older posts are moderated, so they won't show up right away - sorry to my real readers, but spammers love to hit old posts, so this is necessary.