Erica Lucke Dean

"Making the world a better place, one book at a time."

the forgotten blog

Well, I have procrastinated writing my blog before.  I have fallen asleep in the middle of writing my blog.  I have had to get my husband to write it for me when I was too sick.  I have had to post it late due to an internet outtage.  And I've even had to phone it in once while I was away from my computer.  But I've never once completely forgotten to write it. 

That is...until tonight.

In my defense, I was working on a writing project for someone else.  It was very important, and I managed to get most of it done.  But after that, I started watching "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader" and lost track of time. 

For the record, I am smarter than a fifth grader, even if most of the contestants aren't. 

So, at this late hour, after forgetting to prepare a single thing to write, I will be forced to wing it.  But like most self-respecting fifth graders, I am pretty good at making things up as I go along.  And lucky for me, I did witness something pretty funny today.

Remember our boy, Joey, in his anti-escape helmet?  I caught him in the yard this evening trying to shove his head, inverted hot pink lampshade and all, through a newly dug hole under the fence.  He was furiously attempting to get his head to cooperate, without much luck. 

He was a dog possessed. 

Poor Joey continuously jammed the wide end of the collar against the hole and the fence with a loud clacking sound.  No matter how hard he tried, or from what angle he approached, his head just wouldn't go through. 

I finally pulled him away from the hole, fearful that he would figure out that if he backed through the hole, he would have better success.  Don't tell him I said that. I wouldn't put it past him to try. 

I took this picture of him at the end of his struggles.  I figure it sums up his inner monologue pretty well.

 

Until the next time...I'll be writing my blog before midnight!

 

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