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The Best Way to End the Year

Bongo playing in the snow

Finally, my person is letting me post again.

I posed for so many pictures today that she didn’t know what else to do.

Anyway, this was the best way to end the year – and the only time all year I had snow to play in.

Bongo dragging a frisbee in the snow

One of my favorite things to do is drag a Frisbee through the snow.

Bongo looking for his frisbee in the snow

Now where did that Frisbee go?

Bongo in the snow with a frisbee in his mouth

Here it is!

I found it.

Gizmo peeking out the door

Hey Gizmo, come out here!

This is so much fun!

Bongo standing in the snow with a defiant look

Are you serious, Gizmo?

There is no way I’m coming back in the house.

Well, maybe – if I can go out the other door and head to my trails.

Bongo sniffing a snowman

Hey, who is this invading my front yard?

Looks like some kind of alien or something.

All I can say is, you’d better not be here when I get back –

 -or I’m turning you yellow.

Bongo sniffing a bush in the snow

Speaking of yellow, there’s got to be some yellow snow around here.

They tell me it carries the best messages.

Bongo sniffing another bush in the snow

Nope.

There’s no yellow snow here either.

Agave plants covered in snow

These snow creatures must have eaten it all.

Bongo in his puddle that is almost covered in snow

Hey, what happened to my puddle?

It’s changed.

I guess not everybody likes snow the way I do.

I hope you pop out of it soon, puddle.

Bongo standing in the snow

Are you coming people?

Bongo on a snowy trail looking back

Come on!

Don’t worry about that puddle.

It’ll get over it.

Bongo waiting for his younger person to throw a snowball

Finally!

Okay, throw the ball.

I’m ready.

Bongo watching his younger person with a snowball

I see that ball.

C’mon, throw it!

Bongo in the snow with a sad look

What do you mean, our walk is over?

Happy New Year everybody!

 
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Posted by on December 31, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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NaNoWoofMo is Here!

Bongo with sunglasses onI finally figured out a way to get my person to help me with another blog post.

And I didn’t even have to have an adventure to do it.

Because another dog is in the middle of an adventure.

You see, my friends at Rocco’s House invited me to take part in NaNoWoofMo for the second year in a row. It’s great fun and any pet blogger – even cats – can take part by picking a day to write a chapter. There’s still lots of days open so stop by Rocco’s House and leave a comment if you’d like to take part. All the links to each day’s chapter will be there too.

The story started at Rocco’s House, then continued on with my buddy Kuruk, travelled over to Hailey and Zaphod’s blog and now here it is on mine.

So here goes:

I could hear the hollow sound as someone stepped on a loose board before I noticed the silhouette of a man on the porch. He held a long stick by his side.

“It’s those coyotes again,” the man said.

I watched as the man raised that stick and pointed it directly at me.

Crack!

The sound deafened me and at the same time something buried itself into the ground near my front paw, raising a pile of dust.

I ran deeper into the shadows.

The man shook his head and went back inside.

The smell of bacon had grown even stronger as it had escaped out the once opened door. My tummy rumbled.

As I lay in the dark wondering how to get that bacon, a sharp pain moved up my back, beginning from the area where I had cut myself on the fence.

I yelped.

***

Oh no, we have to wait till tomorrow to find out what happens next when Swami Zoe takes over. I can’t wait to read more of the story.

Wait a minute. Isn’t Swami Zoe a cat?

Oh, I guess I did say that cats can take part in this too.

 

As long as they have their own blog and don’t try to steal the blog of the dog they live with.

Gizmo lying in front of the computer with a picture of himself on the screen

Scratchy watching the computer from the chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A picture of Bongo wearing sunglasses on a computer desktop

Gizmo and Scratchy, I’m watching you!

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 5, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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No More Mischief

Gizmo looking away from the computerThis is Gizmo here.

Today is Monday Mischief and I hear that Bongo’s been blaming me for all his mischief.

Bongo is full of mischief, and then to make things worse he tries to put the blame on me and Scratchy.

So in order to keep him from blaming us for any more mischief, I’m locking his computer before he can get on it.

He’ll be spending the rest of the day trying to figure out how to get it unlocked.

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Gizmo stretched out on the couch

And I can relax.

Monday Mischief Pet Blog Hop

Click here to find more mischievous pets.

 
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Posted by on October 13, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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Who’s Locked Up?

Bongo in his dog jail on his new bedMy person kept going places all day today.

And every time she left I got locked in dog jail.

In and out.

In and out.

And it seemed like a lot more ins that outs.

But I got to thinking…

…because I’m a really smart dog.

And I came up with an idea.

Because it’s not really fair that I always have to go in dog jail…

…but the cats don’t.

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So here’s my idea.

I’ll lure the cats in…

Gizmo sitting in the dog jail

…and then I’ll shut the door.

Gizmo locked in the dog jail

Don’t you think this is a great idea?

 
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Posted by on October 8, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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Not My Mischief

Bongo sitting next to the bedSomebody has been up to mischief.

And it’s not me.

Because I’m the perfect dog.

So here’s the story.

It was night, and at night I always sleep on the floor next to my person’s bed.

I’m nice and quiet all night and never bother anybody.

Sometimes I get bothered.

Like when somebody wants to leave the room in the dark and the door hits my nose.

I’ve got to sleep by the door in order to guard it.

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But Gizmo – remember him?

Well Gizmo sleeps right on top of my person’s bed.

I don’t know why she lets him do it, but she does.

And Gizmo always wakes my person up in the wee hours of the morning because he has to go out and do whatever he has to do.

That’s usually when the door hits my nose.

But Gizmo got that mischief bug in him last night.

He woke my person up and she got up to let him out of the room.

But he didn’t go out.

Instead he found a new spot on the bed.

Gizmo on an unmade bed

My person’s spot.

Monday Mischief Pet Blog Hop

Click here to find more mischievous pets.

 
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Posted by on October 6, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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Who’s in my Kennel?

Gizmo in Bongo's dog jail

Gizmo’s trying to take over my dog jail.

Bongo looking into his closed kennel

Should I lock him in?

Monday Mischief Pet Blog Hop

Click here to find more mischievous pets.

 
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Posted by on September 29, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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Who Will Win?

Bongo on the trail looking upI was walking along my trails minding my own business when I looked up.

And in a tree were two birds.

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I wonder what would happen if one of them decided to pull mischief on the other.

Hummingbird and hawk in a tree

Which one would win?

Hawk

Would it be the hawk?

Definitely the largest and most powerful of the two.

A tried and true hunter.

Would the hawk win?

Or would it be…

Hummingbird in a tree

…the hummingbird?

I’m going for the hummingbird.

That hummingbird already has it’s pointy beak aimed directly at the hawk.

One perfectly aimed dive bomb and that hawk will never know what hit him.

I’m voting for the little guy.

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Unless the little guy turns out to be…

Gizmo on his back on the couch

…a cat.

 
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Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Bongo, dogs, humor

 

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