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Monday, February 16, 2009

Just two quick things

My daughter, who just became a UU and is on the edge of vegan, was here with our lovely granddaughters and son-in-law this past weekend. (the son-in-law has his lovely side too.) And she likes to cook for us when she comes. So this past weekend she made spaghetti with a vegan bolognese sauce (vegetable stock) made from scratch with meat.

We have a puppy trainer who comes to the house once a week to help us train our very intelligent puppy. Yesterday, she taught her "leave it." I wasn't sure when I watched that it worked. It seemed she was more interested in the treat reward than in actually learning not to do something. But today, she has spent a lot of time looking for things to chew she knows she's not supposed to, and then looking up at me to see if I'll say "leave it. Good, puppy. Here's a reward." I think she's bought the trainer.

8 comments:

  1. Glad you got to see your daughter, the sweet sided son-in-law, but most importantly the granddaughters.

    The puppy indeed bought the trainer. And you too.

    Have a terrific day Grandpa. :)

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  2. Still hostage, huh? :) Love it :)

    And you're getting a shoutout in about 30 mins my friend....:)

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  3. Okay, help me out, what is a UU?

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  4. Hi, Willow. UU means Unitarian Universalist. I've told her for years that's what she is. Then she went to one service and joined the next week.

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  5. Thank you, Braja. And you are absolutely right about Shannon's post.

    Hi, Sandee. I guess I have been bought. (My daughter too. She calls Yeats her little sister).

    Don't worry, J. I've got my eyes open for other signs.

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  6. Grandpa, I'm lost how does this post connect to Yeats and what is a UU? Also how can you make vege anything with meat...Perplexed at Oasis :-) Did I come in at the end of a conversation? <3

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  7. Actually, that kind of training works on me, too.

    Just sayin'.

    :-)

    Pearl

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