Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Fuzzy, Soft, Warm

Fuzzy, and soft; warm sticky kisses; and black wet noses!
What is not desirable about a puppy?

Okay, besides the loss of beloved, now chewed up house hold items, soiled carpets, puppy "spit"- up, fur all over everything and a bottle of energy waiting to erupt!!!

But isn't all that just so endearing? (save the lavatory-carpets and barf) But who honestly doesn't love a baby?

After years of trying to persuade the core of my parents being into adding an additional canine to our large clan, both parents (yes even mom who is not the biggest animal fan out there) have finally consented!!!

One may ask how in the world I plan on keeping a puppy healthy and happy when I am attending full time beauty school?

The incredible answers are:
I will be getting up very early, not starting school until early to mid Summer (a possibility is waiting until Fall, if needed), taking weekends off and asking my wonderful siblings to help me out when I need it)

The new addition is an adorable female, currently named Kahlua. (I think she'll recieve a new one though)

My youngest two siblings are now obsessed with our dog breeds and training books (which we have had for years, and have never until now seemed to be at all interested in J)

However, excitement will soon wear off, like rain runs off a tin roof, once everyone sees that this angelic looking baby is really truly just like every other dog when it makes it’s first mess on the carpet, or chews up someone’s left out toy. Although, hopefully, this will not occur too often, as I plan on crate training the pooch.

Already people have given the non-approving, questioning eye when we reveal our plan to add another member to our family - this adorable little bundle of energy. However with consistency, gentleness, strong affirming leadership, and the proper tools, I think we can pull this one off.


servingHimblind said...

perty dog. Sounds kewl :-)

Alathea said...

Yeah well we'll see what happens! Why is life so insane sometimes - okay almost all the time?!

Warmth for Winter

* Burnt-orange nail polish
*feather-down, fleece-lined blanket
*Hot "English Breakfast" tea, if a tsp. of whipped honey
*Pictures of tropical islands
*knitted scarf
*An adorable puppy to sit on your lap
*blazing fire
* Basic Message Oil
6 tsp. carrier oil of your choice
8 srops of essential/ fragerance oil of your choice
Blend the two together, well. Warm up the oil before using - make sure to message between your fingers and your cuticals.
.... any questions?