Monday, November 23, 2009

This time Ezra didn't miss the St. Bernard.

Elyse was trying to be cute and the St. Bernard neighbor's dog appeared out of nowhere. What a sight he is! A huge and gigantic creature just bounding effortlessly. Elyse was trying to catch him. She jumped out of her Sunday Shoes to catch him. He just loves everybody. Ezra came outside with the doggy treats and He started to bound toward him and my heart was in my mouth. I said He is going to crush my baby. He is so careful. He bounded up to Ezra like a huge friend. He was jumping so high in the air and then stopped right infront of Ezra and licked his whole face with that huge tongue. His tongue was the size of Ezra's entire face. Yuck! He didn't mind at all.
We want him. Our Emma is so afraid of the St. Bernard that she just hides when he comes to visit. She starts selling her "wolf tickets", as she usually does at other dogs on "her" property and then she says, never mind; shuts up and hides. What a special thing to see. We would love to have one of these immense creatures. I don't know why we call them dogs. They look like angelic caring creatures looking around for love and life. Hi! He always says. He uses the hugeness of his body to give warmth and care, a very maternal-like or nurse-like dog. He looks into your eyes, as if to say what do you need me to do. Can we play? Can we run around the yard? What a beautiful, loving dog. I don't know that they are all like that. But our neighbor's dog made us late for church, and it was worth it. Elyse had on her winter white and was dressed for one of her friend's wedding showers and messed it all up for the love of our St. Bernard friend. Barefooted she guided the creature to his yard. The neighbors were not there. We would need a gate, if we had one. I would love it.

1 comment:

Joanne Bodden said...

I think you just sold me a dog! You know Kamaal & I visit the kennel most weeks and flirt with the puppies. Those are the most loving dogs they are huge and i would imagine in need of open spaces to roam.
tell Elyse i understand how she feeels. And Emma will have a new visitor she's still # 1. Thanks for this post i love that St. Bernard~ he kissed Ezra for me:)

Title- The Studious One!

Title-  The Studious One!
artwork by Elyse

Of biscuits and syrup

Of biscuits and syrup
tasty treats

Happy Saturday!

Happy Saturday!
a day at the Raptor Center.

Widdle Emmie in outer space school

Emmie jumped on the bus and off it flew out into the atmosphere. There was a set of clouds with turbulence right above the house and it took a few minutes for my Emmie to buckle her seatbelt. They hit the bump hard and it knocked my Emmie out of her seat and she bumped her head. The video camera came on and the monitor looked through and stated, Ms. Emmie, where are you? You are not in your seat. Where are you? I am alright I fell because I hadn’t buckled correctly. Well jump up Emmie we have a long way to go and you have to be buckled there is entirely too much turbulence in the stratosphere for you to unbuckle now. As soon as we are through this weather system there will be straight sailing but right now you must buckle. Emmie scrambled into the seat with intensity and purpose now. She watched every cloud pass her window and her nose was pressed to the window trying to see the top of the house as it drifted slowly out of sight. Soon they were not only out of sight of the house, the sun came out brightly and just as quickly they were putting on the atmospherical breathing apparatus and the outerspherical lights. The ABA and the OL. These precautions were to make them appear to be satellites to the radar as they were out in the ionosphere. Emmie knew all about this now. She had gone to the orientation and had a good breakfast and it took them 20 minutes for her to get out past the atmospherical pull and to feel the zero gravity. It would be 15 minutes before the gravity simulators would take effect, a glitch in the system which was being worked on. Until then, they enjoyed the couple of minutes of floatation, while being connected to the seats by belt. The first thing they saw everyday was the strataflotsam. The items which had been dumped into the atmosphere by earlier generations. What would their generation do about this ecological waste area that remained floating above their heads? This was a question for the generations. For now it was the area that they had to guide through on the way to school.

Midnight at the OASIS

Midnight at the OASIS
Sunset in Huntersville

My little Emmie

ran to the bus on the first day of the last year of school. 2 buns on the side of her head. She kissed me and ran at dawn to the bus. She was starting the adventure of a lifetime. I would never see that little girl again, she was going to woman school!

My Father and I 1989

My Father and I 1989

to the tune of Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme


Are you going to Mary Immaculate?

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

Remember me to the one who lived there,

He once was a true love of mine,

Tell him to buy me an acre of land,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

Between the muddy Hudson in Jamaica Bay,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine,

Tell him to sow in it seeds of pure cream,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

And build Ice cream mountains and buildings of whipped cream,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine,

Tell him to reap them with sickles of M&M’s,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

And chew bubble gum and eat till we’re done,

Then, He’ll be a true love of mine.

Tell him to run it off down the motor parkway,

Apricots, Chocolate Cherries and Pie,

After your done 50 pushups

and jog down the West Side Highway,

Then he’ll be a true love of mine…

(Don’t wait for me today dad, The kids are sick again, My tummy’s bulging again, My heart is aching again, And now there’s no love there…)

He once was, a true love of mine….So, Girls, I do beg you don't miss your Daddy,Apricots, Chocolate cherries and Pie,You have one short chance to see him on this side, Go visit him and let your light shine.