Tag Archives: Irene

The Omen Would Have Been Better with Chows

She labors under the assumption that Rottweilers are highly intelligent.  Based on patient observations of the new one next door, I am not quite ready to award big IQ points just yet.  The thing barks at the sound of his own pitter … Continue reading

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Gaslight

She has this compulsion to purchase fantastically unlikeable dog beds, which accumulate for a while until she finally gives up and donates them to less superfantastic dogs than myself.  The other day I buzzed her by cheerfully getting on a … Continue reading

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Let the Sunshiiiine! Let the Sunshine In! The Suuunshine In!

We arrive early to the airport.  Cunning.     Cookies cookie cookies cookies! Skippy for breakfast. It is good to be me.

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Ermahgerd!

IRENE is on a plane!  Ireeeeeeene!  To see me.  To go walkies with me.  To supply cookies on demand to me.  To lobby all day every day.  For me.  Two hours to go.  Two hours!  Two hours! Plus, Al will … Continue reading

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The Answer is Yes

“Do you need to stand exactly where I’m trying to vacuum?”  Yes, I do. Irene booked her flight, which is excellent.  But then as usual it all comes crashing down when my bath is a day late, exactly one day … Continue reading

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At Least I Can Subsist Until Irene Gets Here

She has purchased the minimum necessary to stave off starvation for the time being, however, a) I need my sections of the go-bags better provisioned (those were exciting 4.0′s and 3.8′s yesterday), and b) do you see any pecorino Romano … Continue reading

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Irene Watch

T-minus one week. However I may have succumbed to starvation by then.  She is a beehive of activity, cleaning, organizing, making reservations and provisioning, provisioning, provisioning, but for the minor omissions of a) providing *me* with a sufficiency of cookies at … Continue reading

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