You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Me: Beaumont, stop sticking your tongue out. Beau: I'm not sticking it out. It's hangin' out. Me: Then stop hanging it out. Beau: When you stop bringing me the park at the top of the hill instead of the river when it's 33Celsius, I'll stop hangin' my tongue out. Me: I brought your water bottle.... Continue Reading →
Gratitude is a warm blanket
Me: Beaumont. Would you please look at the camera? Beau: Really Louise? You haven't looked after my fans and now you want me to do something for you? I don't think so. Me: Would it help if I told you the photo is for your fans? Beau: That's what you said last Sunday Louise. In... Continue Reading →
Just Do It Already!
Me: Beau. It's not polite to stick your tongue out. Beaumont: Louise. It's not polite to invite a she-cat into my home without first consulting me. Me: You would have said no, Zoey couldn't come and stay for the long weekend. Beau: My point exactly. Me: Which is why the 'forgiveness is the best course... Continue Reading →
Happy Father’s Day Dudes!
So.... Louise is sequestered away in her studio working on some top secret project. I'm not even allowed in! Go figure. Does she think I can't be trusted with a secret? Like... I'd spill the beans here or sumthin'? Geez Louise! I mean seriously. If any beans are getting spilled here it'd be by the... Continue Reading →
The Guildenstern to my Rosencrantz
Beaumont: Louise. It's time. Me: Uh. huh. Beau: Don't you uh huh me. It's time to get movin'. The park awaits. Me: What do you think I'm doing? Beau: Well, up until now you've been baking a cake, making chocolate chip cookies, reorganizing the baking goods drawer and doing dishes. Me: Uh huh. Beau: And... Continue Reading →
The No. 1 Rule
Me: So.... I suppose you think that's pretty clever... Beaumont: What's that? Me: The toy you've torn apart. Beau: What toy? Me: The one between your paws. Beau: It wasn't a toy Louise. Me: It wasn't? Beau: No!!! It was a pesky marauding invader masquerading as a stuffed sheep. I killed it dead so it... Continue Reading →
My Heart is Breaking
Today, as Louise and I drove back from the park and running errands, we were listening to CBC. The news came on and there was an article about all the animals who have been abandoned as families run for safety. I understand how taking a beloved family pet cannot always be possible, but my heart... Continue Reading →