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December 31, 2011

Snicker Saturday...Sing A Long



Hey Everyone!
Wow, it's already time for another Snicker Saturday!  This one is an AUDIO version, so turn those speakers up and listen in.   For most of the country I think this is deer season.  It definitely is here in my part of the country.  That means that hunters all wander off to the woods to their deer camps...some actually hunt, some do what these guys are singing about.   BWAR HAR HAR.

Luckily for us, Dad has my whole territory and our hill to hunt in.  No need for a camp.  I can tell you that Mom and I wouldn't put up with that craziness anyway!! BOL  Hope you enjoyed your weekly chuckle.

I WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OF BLOGVILLE
A SAFE AND FUN NEW YEAR'S EVE!
BE CAREFUL AND ENJOY.

BTW:  Don't forget to stop over and see Sprinkles, my good furiend Wylde Chylde.  She's having a pawesome contest with a great giveaway!  Click her name to link over!  HURRY HURRY!!

Tune in tomorrow for the beginning of:

Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 30, 2011

Half Full Friday




Hey Everyone!
Wow, I really love the cool Half Full Friday posts that our furiend Sprinkles always does and I keep meaning to do some of them myself.  If you haven't visited her, click on her name above to see her blog.   Anyway, I really want to pawticipate in this.   

Remember how this works...
Half Full Friday is a series of weekly posts that Eyegirl originally started in June 2009. We believe that a lot of our happiness is determined by our attitude about the things that happen to us. So by participating, I'm deciding to see the glass as half full instead of half empty; I'm choosing to concentrate on the positives instead of dwelling on the negatives. The Half Full Friday posts are a way to do just that. They're a list of the things in my life that have brought me happiness over the past week. I'm determined to find something good in each day. Are you?  For the next week, I'd like to challenge each of you to keep a list of at least one thing that brought you happiness each day.

Here's my list:
~ Even though it was a really long, long, difficult, hard wait...I finally got to open all of my Christmas pressies and they were all wonderful!

~ It wasn't anyways near deep enough to make piles and jump into them, but we finally got a good dusting of snow this week!  It was enough to do a few zoomies in.

~ While my peeps didn't get very many, I sure got a ton of holiday cards!  They filled a whole section of one wall!  Thanks to all of my furiends for sending them to me.

~ I am still deeply saddened at the loss for the Houston Pittie Pack, but I knew almost the instant that the Chip In for them reached $8,000 and I am so proud to be a part of Blogville.

~ Even though for some reason it's taken me furever, I think I'm finally in the swing of doing these Half Full Friday posts regularly now.


Okay, so there's my list for this week!   Thanks for inspiring me to keep at this Wylde One!  You're pawesome and this is a really great series.
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 28, 2011

For My Bestest Girl ZONA






Grr and a Hopeful, Smitten Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 27, 2011

My Peep Is A Flake

Hey everyone!
Wow, I sure had a Merry Christmas with all my great toys and treats!  Thanks to My Bestest Girl Zona for the pawesome goodies, my Exchange furiend Finn for the cool toy, my good furiend Sagira for her fun gifties and Frankie and his pack for the goodies.  Thanks also to everyone who sent me cards.  WHAT FUN!!!    I hope you all had a wonderful holiday too.  Don't ya wish it was every day?!?

Anyway, on to the next big happening that will be happening!  BOL  Please don't forget about Frankie's cool event idea:



That's right Sports Fans! Time to laugh at our peeps. They certainly give us tons of material to work with...or at least mine sure do! BWAR HAR HAR. So, it's time to tell on them.

Is your peep a flake? Does your peep do weird, strange, funny or generally flakey things?
Here's your chance to tell the world.
1. Post on your own blog from January 1 to midnight Eastern time January 7. Post once or multiple times if your peeps give you that much material! Tell us all about how your peep is a flake.
2. Comment on my blog, Frankie's blog, Road Dogs' blog and the Blogville Community Calendar so that we know you've done your post. Why all three you ask...so we don't miss anyone! Why you ask again...because there are...
3. Three prizes to be awarded on January 11, 2012.

There you go. Start taking notes on your flakey peeps
and we can't wait to see what you all have to say.
BTW: PIX WOULD BE WONDERFUL!
SHOW US YOUR FLAKEY PEEPS IN ACTION!!

Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 26, 2011

Crabby Mondays 4







No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you!  BOL
This is Shelldon the Climber.
He likes to grab ahold of the glue seam in this corner of his crabitat and pull and reach and stretch and claw his way up the corner.  Talk about weird!  He does this 2-3 times each week.
Nutty critter.  Totally nutty.

Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 25, 2011

Its The BIG HoliDAY

Hey Everyone!
Wow, it finally made it...It's the official holiday!  I woke up and found this...

Oh, boy...Santa must have short-term memory issues,
but that's A-OKAY for me!  I got pressies!
These are all mine from Mom & Dad!

AND, I FINALLY GET MY PACKAGE FROM
MY BESTEST GIRL ZONA!

Unwrappin' action shots up next...

Smells like Zona!



Check out this totally huge pile 'o pressies!
I got a star toy, gingerbreadpeep toy, this wildly fun stuffy from Zona,
a big bone, antler, three treat pouches and this
amazing gourmet treat box from Zona!

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OMD These are so delish that I helped myself!
Thanks, Zona Girl...you're the bestest girlfuriend ever.


Now, my peeps have promised an amazing lunch and dinner today!
Dad's (it should be)famous Ham.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Cauliflower
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Mom's (it should be)famous Scrumptious Cranberry Sauce
Crescent Rolls.
For desert, we get to have any/all we want of all these:
Homemade Fruitcake
Raisin Filled Cookies
Rice Crispy Treats with Caramel
Mamaw's (it should be)famous Apple Pie
to drink, it's Vanilla Spice Eggnog...with or without Rum-a dum!

I have pawsonally been promised a plate with a Sarge-sized sample of EVERYTHING
(except the raisin cookies.)
because in this house, I get the holiday spirit and yummers too!

Even the crabby guys get a special holiday menu:
Orange, Cranberries, Raisins, Pecans, Coconut, egg shell & Slammin' Salmon!
They usually only get  2-3 of these at once, but it's a holiday for them too!

Here's a final look at my card collection!  Thanks to everyone who sent to me:

So there's a peek at my big Chrismas celebration.  I'll be running around Blogville off-and-on today to see what all of you, my bestest furiends are doing to enjoy the day.

From my pack to yours, we are wishing you the brightest of holidays filled with good company, good yummers, joy and happines.  Thank you all for making my Christmas season fun, touching and filled with love.

Grr and a Merry Woof,
Sarge, Furiend


December 24, 2011

Snicker Saturday...Holiday Wish Edition

Hey Everyone!
Wow, this one's for all of us who have been tortured with
Reindeer Antlers, Jingle Bell Collars, Santa Beards, Elf Hats, etc, etc, etc.
Here you go......
DRUMROLL PLEASE>>>>>
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BWAR HAR HAR HAR
Welcome to the club, my crabby friends!  BOL
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 23, 2011

One More Pressie...Finally

Hey Everyone!
Wow, my peeps finally agreed to let me have one more of my pawesome pressies!  The other day I got to open the gifties that Sagira sent to me, and now they let me have my Gift Exchange package from my good furiend Finn!  She's a sweetie and here is what she gave to me...

OMD it smells like golden fur!



Gimme!

Hey Frankie!  Look!

 Oooo it's a toy!

YOU'LL WANNA TURN MY CHRISTMAS MUSIC OFF TO PLAY THIS VIDEO!!
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Did you hear that?  It's my toy!
Finn, you are one amazing giftie giver.
Look at this cool toy...it sings and everything!  I love it so much.


OKAY, NOW YOU CAN TURN MY CHRISTMAS MUSIC BACK ON!  :)
And I hung your card with all my others...it is right behind my head and just above this cool new pressie.  Thanks so much for being a pawesome shopper and thanks to Jazzi for organizing our exchange!

Grr and a Happy Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 22, 2011

B P D Holiday Wishes








Chief of Police, Sarge

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BTW:  Thanks to my good furiend, Scrappy for the pawesome award!
I hadn't forgotten about this, but I can't seem to add the pix to my sidebar!  Grrrrrrrrr
I get an error message about using up all my pix downloads.  Whatever.
Pththht  and   *&^%$@  because I don't understand this and can't seem to fix it.
Anyway, thanks so much for the award and I'm really sorry I can't put it up permanently.
If you haven't ever, go visit Scrappy...she's a pawesome pooch!  You'll like her blog!

Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 21, 2011

Wordy Wednesday From Sarges Mom

Hello Everyone.  Sarge was kind enough to turn Mr Dell over to me for one post.

I wanted to take a minute to thank all of you in Blogville.
I may ramble a bit here, but I absolutely have to get this out in a post.

My Mom started blogging in Aug of '08.  You all know her as Frankie Furter's mom, Lana.  I was surprised at first because she is not a tech person.  Not a big fan of email, cell phones, etc.  She instantly loved it.   I am not a tech person either.  I hadn't owned a PC since the mid '90s and my cellphone is from 1996.  No need for a puter since I didn't email, don't facebook, etc.  In the Fall of 2010, Mom gave me a blog for Sarge.  She created it and set it all up because I was enjoying her blog stories so much.  I started taking my hubby to the library about twice each week to create a few posts and read a few.  I was instantly hooked and surprisingly, so was my husband.  We were both having too much fun to pack it all in at the library with their PC's.  Blogville was so enjoyable to us both that in January of this year we shelled out $600 to buy Mr Dell and then rearranged our living area so that it is the center of our household.   Just for the dogblog.     I think people thought I was crazy for not having a PC in forever, then were sure I was crazy for buying one just for the dogblog.    I don't care.    That's exactly what happened, and why.

Along with not being a tech person, I'm really not a very sociable person either.  I have my husband, whom I adore, my parents, whom I also adore, and Sarge, whom I also adore.  I have a very small circle of friends and co-workers whom I care very much for.  I am a homebody and do next to no other socializing.  Except for one thing.  This blog.  My hubby and parents, Sarge, a few friends, Sarge's blog.  This is the absolute truth.  We moved a family antique to be able to hang Sarge's tapestry so that it is above Mr Dell right in the middle of our house.  That's how important this all is to us.

I'm rambling and not getting to my point.  This blog shouldn't fit my life at all, but other than a few people and Sarge, it is most of my life.  Weird.  I hadn't really thought much about this until the past weekend.  Watching Blogville react first to Tucker's loss of his kitty, Scotsmad's loss of Kendra and especially the tragedy for the Houston Pittie Pack has effected me.  Sadly, we often lose beloved furiends in Blogville, but this is different.  I don't need to detail all of the specifics, you are all following them too.  I can't think of any other group that would act so fast and on such a large scale.  I know we hear about occasional other good deeds in our world, but this is different. 

Okay, really too much rambling here.  My point is that I want to thank all of you.  I need to thank all of you for being such a positive part of my life, my husband's life and my Mom's life.  The humor is so wonderful.  The adventures are so fun to follow.  The scenery and nature where many of you live is so fascinating to me.  The dramas and sorrows that happen are touching to me.  The creativity and talents are amazing to me.   I am totally entertained by everything I find in Blogville.  I am totally inspired and stunned by everything I find in Blogville.   I care more about what happens with Blogville than most other things around me.  I try to describe this all to my friends and co-workers and I know they sort-of get it.  Some even follow us.  But, I'm not sure I can come close to really explaining it to someone who isn't in it like we are.  I'm pretty sure I'm not explaining this very well right now either.  I hope you all understand this mess of a post.  I love my life exactly the way it is and Blogville is a big part of that.  It adds even more joy to my life.  I live a quiet life, but I'd love to have Santa's Sleigh so I could zoom around the planet and meet every single person and pet that has been involved in this.  All of you.    I wish -really, really wish- I could meet all of you.   Basically, please just know that I am thanking you all for being such an important, positive and big part of my life.  Thank you for that.

Sending my love and appreciation to all of you.
Sarge's Mom

December 20, 2011

Christmas Pressies...finally

Hey Everyone!
Wow, I've been waiting for absolutely ever to get to start opening my Christmas gifties!  Sagira sent me a package when she met my Mom last month and I've been impatiently waiting EVER SINCE to get to open it.  My Peeps finally came to their senses and said I could open one giftie, so I picked Sagira's.  Here is all the action:





OMD the Beggin Strips were delish!  I got one of those right away.
I needed my strength to properly initiate that pawesome new, green toy!
Boy, is it fun.  It bounces all crazy-like and squeeks super loud.
Perfect!

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Thanks so much for my wonderful pressies, Sagira!  You're a fabulous shopper and a super-great furiend.   Merry Christmas to you and your whole pack and I hope you have an amazing 2012.

Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 19, 2011

Crabby Mondays 3



Hey Everyone!
Wow, I think it's time for official introductions.  I know some of you have been curious about this, so here are the newest members of my pack.

Yes, my weird Mom actually adopted these two.
They live in my house with us now.  Strange, huh?!?
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ON A MORE SERIOUS NOTE, please see the Blogville Community Calendar for details about the Memory Quilt that WHN from Dachsies with Moxie is making for the Houston Pittie Pack.  She is asking us for pieces of fabric with special meaning so that she can sew them into the quilt. 

I have sent WHN my most favoritest Chief Of Police bandana to be used for this.
It will be my honor to have this material included in the memory quilt.


Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 17, 2011

Snicker Saturday...A Smile for Blogville


Hey Everyone!
This is Sarge's Mom. 
I thought Blogville could use a smile today,
so I'm here to try to give you one.



My dog has a flea.
(Can you hear that song in your head now?!?) LOL

My husband is a turkey.

And I'm playing possum...

either that, or I'm a
As Sarge would say, BWAR HAR HAR!


Okay, okay, I know...so here's something that ACTUALLY IS really funny. 
Chad Carpenter's Tundra:
Love to all of Sarge's furiends today, from his Peeps.










December 16, 2011

Sorrow In Blogville

Hello Everyone.
My heart is heavy today, my furiends.  I'm sure many of you have already heard about the loss the other day of our sweet Kendra from Scotsmad.  Now, our loss is amplified by the news of the terrible tragedy for the Houston Pittie Pack members Guero, Coco Chanel, Tiger, Lucky and Shelby.  If you haven't stopped by with words of support, you can click on their links above.  I have updated our Blogville Community Calandar with the following related announcement from Pip and Mayzie and Princess Coco:

Pip is organizing an Occupy Your Couch protest event. Send your couch potato pix to him at mrpippipATgmailDOTcom and watch for the posts on 12-3, 12-10, 12-14 and 12-17-11.
In support of the Houston Pittie Pack who has suffered a terrible loss, Pip is holding a Comment-A-Thon on 12-17-11 the last day of this event.  Proceeds to benefit our furiends and honor the memory of Guero, Coco Chanel, Tiger, Lucky and Shelby.

Also: Mayzie is announcing a Chip In to help the Houston Pittie Pack family.  Here is the addy for this event.  pittiepackfirerecoveryfundDOTchipinDOTcom/sandrasDASHfireDASHrecovery.
Also:  Princess Coco is announcing a Comment-A-Thon for the Houston Pittie Pack starting at midnight tonight.  Click on her name to activate the link to her blog.

Please stop by to pawticipate.  Thanks Pip, Mayzie and Princess Coco for being such inspirational furiends.
How strange that I received the Christmas card from Scotsmad the day Kendra left us and in today's mail for me was the card from the Houston Pittie Pack.  Like a last touch for good furiends before their journey.

My heart goes out to all of us who are sorrowful.  Sending mournful howls to the void.
WAROOOOOOOOLWLOOOOOOWLLLLLLL.

Grr and a Sad Woof,
Sarge, Furiend
and his Peeps Lori & Stan

December 15, 2011

My Peep Is A Flake


Is your peep a flake?  Does your peep do weird, strange, funny or generally flakey things?
Here's your chance to tell the world.
1.  Post on your own blog from January 1 to midnight Eastern time January 7.  Post once or multiple times if your peeps give you that much material!  Tell us all about how your peep is a flake.
2.  Comment on my blog, Frankie's blog, Road Dogs' blog and the Blogville Community Calendar so that we know you've done your post.  Why all three you ask...so we don't miss anyone!  Why you ask again...because there are...
3.  Three prizes to be awarded on January 11, 2012.

Don't miss out on this one!  We know you have tons of dirt to dish out on your peeps!  BOL
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 14, 2011

Wordless Wednesday....cardscardscardscards






BTW:  Please be sure to stop by our furiends at Scotsmad.  They are mourning their sweet Kendra today.  Sorrowful Howls,
Sarge

December 13, 2011

BCC...thoughts

Hey everyone!
Wow, I've been running the Blogville Commuity Calendar site for awhile now and I thought I should check back in with you, my good furiends and see what you think.  I'll take any questions, answers, concerns, complaints, suggestions with welcome paws!  BOL  Be honest, please.

It has not been hard to run, so I think I'll keep it up if you all find it to be valuable. 

I have had a few suggestions already.  Frankie felt it would be better if it posted every day so it would always pop up fresh for the followers.  Great idea and I'm doing this already!  Thanks, Cuzz.  Good one!  Someone else asked if I could add barkdays, blogaversaries, gotchadays etc.  I thought about that and even tried to start a list, but it seemed really long and I wasn't sure where exactly to put this.  I agree it would be really nice to have, but I basically gave up on this one.  Maybe I'll think about it again over the long, boring winter and try another shot at it.   Also, Sugar gave it a great makeover awhile back and it looks better.  Thanks Sugar for helping me out!!

Here is a badge that my good furiend Bailey made for us to use.  Feel free to use it if you want, I think she meant it to be for anyone.  Thanks, Bailey!!  I really appreciate this!


So, this was longer than I intended.  All I am really looking for is some honest feedback.  So, paw it to me!

PeeEss:  Speaking of events, don't forget to check out my 12-10-11 post for details about My Peep Is A Flake coming in January!

Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

December 12, 2011

Crabby Mondays 2







Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP