Sunday, July 25, 2010

What's next ?




Wilf is enjoying life. Having a house full of family and guests is pure, unallayed heaven for a Polish Lowland Sheepdog. So many people to herd , activities to oversee, and places to explore.

From breakfast through to dinner he thrives on the constant hope that something tasty and illicit will fall from the table and onto the floor in front of him - with the college dorm eating habits of the younger family members he knows that some croissant crumbs will eventually come his way. At night he goes rug surfing along the corridor. With plenty of willing playmates Wilfs attitude is ' Take what you can get - you can never, ever rug surf too much'. Happy, sweet, exhausted sheepdog sleep usually occurs around about midnight.

In the morning, batteries recharged, it's up bright and early for a morning walk past the church with me and then back under the breakfast table in readiness for the first croissant eaters. His transparent, joyful , guileless antics make me laugh all day, every day.

16 comments:

  1. How do people without dogs (animals) face the day.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

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  2. Oh what a nice life you have dear Wilf.
    Toodle pip! Bertie.

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  3. Hello!I have 2 PONs make me laught every day-Wilf(reading your blog)
    and Bono(mine 2,5 years old).We found your blog when we try to find
    as much information about PONs as we can.Since then I read it every few days.They are so similar,funny clowns!And you are very good writer.Think about writing a book about dogs adventure.I have to mention Digby-I was crying for 3 days after he has gone.I love that you live in France countryside-I'm in love in that lifestyle.Sorry didn't mention-we live in
    that "dangerous" country-CROATIA(Zagreb).Happy to know you,greetings from Bono and his family

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  4. why does your breakfast table look like it is in a cafe?
    :)

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  5. Wilf makes us laugh every day too!!

    Enjoy your family.

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  6. Mongoose, where is that breakfast room? I ask only because there is a menu with prices against one wall and that seems a brilliant idea for teaching college-age family members a lesson in real economics. Is that a photo of you against the wall as well?

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  7. Having a house filled with friends and family is joyous for all social animals - humans, too. Hanging out and sampling breakfast treats is a passion.

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  8. I love your last line. I could say exactly the same thing about my R.

    When we have family gatherings at our house, my dogs are exactly the same way. The kids, however, are kind of young (5 and 7), and are occasionally mean to the dogs, with dire consequences following from us and their parents. So, our dogs look for fun and crumbs, but with a touch of trepidation. Don't worry - we supervise as closely as we can!

    Enjoy your visitors!

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  9. We really enjoy your post and photos and to see the lifestyle you have.
    You are one great tour guide.


    Hamish & Sophie

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  10. Hey Wilf! Haven't stopped by in a while. Glad to see you're continuing to enjoy the good life there in the French countryside and making the most of family and friends. Keep cool!

    www.ouraussiepuppy.blogspot.com

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  11. I love that last line! It's so very true!

    I don't know what poor Morgan would do if there were more than two people to keep track of here! That's her full time job!

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  12. Is that your home or a cafe? I thought initially it was your home and that was a picture of you on the left. But upon enlarging the it to see you better, I noticed a menu against the wall.

    I enjoy Wilf's antics too! My chihuahuas make me laugh every day too!

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  13. You sound as happy as Wilf to have a house full of friends and family! I so enjoy the glimpses into your life! Cheers!

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  14. Dog economics - The number of smiles, laughs and memories created always exceeds the cost of the dog.

    Wilf obviously practices this theory by creating human smiles (yours and worldwide) out of crumbs, hall rugs and taking you outside for your daily exercise. What Riley gives me (through his daily antics) is also beyond measure.

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  15. ah, wilf. you always make me smile. glad your enjoying having all your family home. :)

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  16. Nothing makes a vacation more fun than a sweet dog to pass the time with!

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