~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 31, 2012 ★~Meet Susie: Susie, or Susie Cutie as we call her at camp, is a Scottish Deerhound. She is fun, friendly, very quick, and a champion counter surfer and pie snatcher. Whole pies. Susie does not retrieve (anything, ever), but she does love to chase things and is excellent … Continue reading August 31, 2012: Blue Moon Day, Rabbit Rabbit, Eat Outside Day, Trail Mix Day
My stomach was growling, but I couldn't figure out what I was hungry for and what I was hungry for wasn't in the fridge but then I had a good idea....I woofed down a sammie. My client promised to add me to her Rosh Hashanah take out list.Nancy B. you're going to read this and … Continue reading Growling Tummy–No Problem At Camp-Run-A-Pup
I woke up with a start last night, concerned that some of my Odd readers might still be wondering if the Chicago garbage men hauled off all the oobleck and if we were completely oobleck free at last. Allow me to offer you closer. If you have no idea what oobleck is or why 200 … Continue reading Oobleck All Gone
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 30, 2012 ★~ Meet and Greet: Sophie. Don't you love her ears? TO go or NOT to go , that is the question. Sophie is a people pleaser and loves to play with the other campers — happy-go-lucky, as long as her human does not stray too far away. … Continue reading August 30, 2012: Frankenstein Day; Slinky Day; National Toasted Marshmallow Day
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 29, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: The rest of your life is being shaped by the goals you chase, the choices you make, and the actions you take. The rest of your life is a long time, and it starts right now. (11 Things You Forget You’re Doing Wrong-Mar and … Continue reading August 29, 2012: More Herbs, Less Salt Day; Lemon Day; Chop Suey Day; Mary Poppins’ Anniversary
I have an idea!! Wait! Come back! It’s a good idea! You’re going to love it! It occurred to me that we all (that is, every last one of us) have too much stuff. I know this because we’re always saying to one another, “I have too much stuff” and/or “I need to get rid … Continue reading Let’s Swap Stuff!
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 28, 2012: ★~ Meet Maggie: Do you remember the story of the "devil dog"? Well, when he was at camp, so was Maggie, and she did not like his attitude one bit! On the way outside on one of the days he was here, she stood outside his crate and … Continue reading August 28, 2012: Race Your Mouse Day, Cherry Turnover Day!
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 27, 2012 It's MONDAY! ★~ Meet Hope: When you're the neighborhood “dog lady,” it’s not uncommon to open your door to a person holding a leash with a wet, cold, skinny pup on the other end of it. A story usually follows, and more often than not, the pup ends … Continue reading August 27, 2012: Just Because Day, Banana Lover’s Day, “The Duchess” Who Wasn’t Day, Pots de Creme Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ August 26, 2012 National Dog Day? Let's Have a Toast! ★~ Meet Chatham: This boy was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth but certainly fell into a pot of jam when his forever family took him home. Chatham loves to jump on the picnic table, walk on his hind … Continue reading August 26, 2012: National Dog Day, Toilet Paper Day, Cherry Popsicle Day
Today is National Dog Day. When Joe and I met, my Chicago family included a cat, a Chihuahua, and an 80 pound Doberman. Joe had a very small black and white television set. He ignored the cat, the Chihuahua ignored him, and my Doberman and Joe got along fine, so long as Joe moved towards … Continue reading Love Me, Love My Dog! It’s Just that Simple….