Thursday, April 9, 2009


Hi Everybuddy -

Do you remember Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog that apparently has the ability each February to determine whether winter will come to an immediate halt or whether it will linger for an additional 6 weeks? If the fuzzy fella sees his shadow he concludes that winter will continue. Obviously not alot of technology goes into that. As a matter of fact we suspect Phil really isn't a willing participant. Think about it. If you were napping quite happily and were abruptly pulled out of your nice warm den to face this: would you feel? I can think of about a million other things I'd rather do. Despite his protests which you can clearly see here:

"I see common sense eludes you"

....these stupid people continue to perpetuate this ridiculous sport each year. So is it any surprise Phil tried to make a break for it this week? Yep - poor Phil tried to escape 3 times from his man made den in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately he was unable to scale a wall which surrounds the enclosure. I'm thinking it might have something to do with his rather portly stature but I could be wrong:

"I'm just big boned"

We need to help this poor guy! In order to fully understand his plight I decided to pretend I was being held captive:

"This could drive a fella nuts!"

Since I do my best thinking after a brisk play session I knew what I had to do. There was no holding back. This calls for some serious thinking:

We need to put our paws together and help poor Phil out. Does anyone have a ladder?

Monday, April 6, 2009

Where's Your Peeps?

Hi Everybuddy -

It's that time again - the Peeps are here! We love Peeps. Mom loves Peeps too. For those of you who don't know what a Peep is take a look:

They're very yummy I'm told. Luscious globs of marshmallow covered in fine colored sugar and are traditionally enjoyed around Easter but can now be found in all sorts of holiday shapes and colors throughout the year.
Mom has them stashed all over the place in hopes that no one will find them. She's not very good at sharing her Peeps. She really needs to work on that. The National Geographic channel (one of our most favorite channels I might add) is running a contest. They want to know where you take your Peeps. They ask that you post a picture of your Peeps visiting someplace interesting. You can read all about it here. Here's some pictures they used for inspiration:

I couldn't let this opportunity go by so I asked Dad to fire the camera up. We let a Peep out of the package and he found all sorts of places to visit. Take a look:

Who knew they liked to swim? :

Ruh Roh.....we had to rescue the little guy when we saw this:

I'd like to add that no Peeps were harmed during this demonstration......just so you know.

"I know the perfect place!"

Here it is. The perfect place for a Peep to visit:

My crate! I promise to take real good care of it! Where do your Peeps go?