Wednesday, December 20, 2017

milo's meanderings... let's go for a walk!

Milo: Hey Mama! Let's go for a walk!
Mama: Okay my baby... a nice calm walk with no running here and there, chasing squirrels, biting the leash, pulling my arm, jumping up on people... okay?

Milo: Sure ( heh heh)

 Well, let's get this show on the road!
Mama: I hope this leash holds for one more walk.
Milo: What's that!!!
Oh my DOG y'all! There are the weirdest things sprouting up in the 'hood. I have to bark all day and night at them! Staring straight ahead. Very still. It's un-Natural I tell you!
It seems to be offering me this little bird... usually birds fly away from me no matter how fast I am.
There might be a catch... I'll just sniff it out first... Mama, stand back! Let me handle this!
I mean... I just don't smell a thing! I don't know what this is, but there's nothing to eat here, so let's boogie on. I know down on the corner there is always a lot of pee-mail to read. And what's that!!!

Mama: Milo looks up at every passing plane, and watches it cross the sky. He also watches birds fly over, and squirrels run by. Jackpot the other day, a poor squirrel was squashed by a car, and he was ready to put on the old feedbag til I dragged him off.

Milo: come on, enough talkity talk...
grrrr I hate stopping unless I want to smell something. I need to just chew on this leash just a little longer and I'll be free! chomp, chomp, chew, get in there with those back teeth.
For Poodle's sake, I'll just walk myself.
Coming Mama???

Mama: yes your highness, your grand poo(dle)-ba. I but live to serve. Yes, yes, and when we get home it's kibble for everybody! And a sweet potato chew!

Sometimes I don't call it a walk. I call it a drag-the-mama, or a hunting trip, or a meet and greet. Ah, but it is good to have a poodle again.


10 comments:

  1. YES IT IS! :D Great post! Milo, you need a new leash!

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  2. That Milo, what a comedian! I think you need a Kevlar leash!

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  3. Hopefully there is a new leash in your future.

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  4. Just think of all the new sights and smells in store for Milo once you are moved. Santa needs to bring him a new leash however.

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  5. Hey girlfriend - what's up with that leash? Looks like one of mine LOL Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  6. Sometimes walks with Teddy are more like pulls. We enjoy them nonetheless!

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  7. Ooops, looks like that leash has had a rough time of it, I do hope it made it for its last walk... I gotta admit that bird sure looked strange to me too, maybe next time you'll find a real one to play with?
    Toodle pips
    ERin

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  8. We have two Labradoodles. After this fun & insightful post, I think our youngest may have more Poodle than Lab because she loves chewing and pulling on the leash too. Like you and Milo, I still love her to pieces.

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  9. Bwahaha...drag the mama. Too funny. He's gonna be even more frisky in the cooler air of Colorado.

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