Thursday, May 29, 2014

The dark and grumpy side of Smooch



It was almost dinnertime. I was in the corral, hanging out with the herd. 
Smooch was in her yard, feeling left out and looking for trouble.


Smooch: This is my yard and my hole, now get the hell away from me.



Smooch: I mean it!



Hank: What the f*k is her problem?



Some of us are emotional eaters; Smooch is an emotional digger.



George walked over to see if he could calm her down.



Smooch: I don't want to be calmed down.



Smooch: Did you not hear me the first time?!



At that point, everybody walked over for a little group therapy.



Hank: I think she has abandonment issues.



Alan: I think she needs carrots.



Johnny: I think I'll stay over here and avoid all the drama.



20 comments:

  1. I am in Johnny's camp!
    I think that Smooch would have been miserable as a city dog.
    She definitely needs the wide open spaces of the ranch and an understanding Human who appreciates a well dug hole ;)

    M in NC

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  2. Anne Boleyn5/29/14, 5:39 AM

    I have a good life. Coming here each morning makes it even better! Thank you!

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  3. wow@ Smooch Does she have a dog friend in China and decide to go for a visit? Hope she got it out of her system for a while. The equines did the best they could.

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  4. When did she become a little potty mouth?

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  5. Since it is planting season, I could use a little help from a hole digger. Oh my aching back!
    BA SP

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  6. Laughing is a great way to start the day. Thanks for that perfect narration.

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  7. With Smooches digging skills I would think she could dig her way out of the yard. Is this ever a concern when you go to town?
    Also, does she ever hang out in the same space as the others without a leash or does she get too crazy?
    Just wondering....Lisa G in TN

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  8. I love how her equine friends go over to see what's up with her while she was having her moment. Love this little story. :-)

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  9. Wrong time of the month?? .....

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  10. I think Smooch is watching far too many polluting television series, she needs to dump this bad vibes energy deep into the ground

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  11. I was wondering the same as Lisa, does Smooch ever walk around in the corral?
    She's a hot-diggity-dog!

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  12. It's ok Smooch. We all get that way once in a while. I love the picture of the dirt flying. She can really move some earth. At least you won't have to trim her nails.

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  13. Love that Smooch!

    This story popped up in my Facebook feed and of course anything that has to do w/ a donkey makes me think of you.
    Read the story before you watch the video.

    http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/25638944/this-animal-friendship-will-melt-your-heart

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  14. "I don't want to be calmed down." Oh, haven't I been there myself a time or two! I hope you warned the boys not to mention the word "hormones" when she's in that mood.

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  15. Poor Smooch, just can't have a tantrum in peace:)

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  16. You still have adorable donkey's! Cute photos...

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  17. An American in Tokyo5/29/14, 6:05 PM

    Aww, poor Smoochie!!

    By the way, I couldn't help but notice Hank's feet. Is he okay? Has he been playing too rough and wearing down his feet too quick?

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  18. Poor Smooch, just wants to rage in peace and the herd just won't leave her the f*^%# alone! Love JCC's expression: "to hell with that; that bee-atch is crazy"

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