Date Archives September 2009

Busy Busy Beast

I’ve got so many good things to post from this weekend and don’t want to half-ass it which I would have to do as I need to be at work supa-early tomorrow to finish some things up before the big boss arrives, so in the meanwhile, here is a run-on sentence and a picture of a pouting dog.

That’s right, it’s my Friday.

Don’t believe the naysayers who tell you that after 4 years on the job, there’s nothing else to learn or try.

Today, I learned how fast an office chair will rocket across an emptied warehouse when you get a good running backwards leap into it. It also spins most delightfully. These things are utterly wasted on carpeted surfaces.

That is wildly inappropriate.

I had to imprison Napodog today; he has figured out that while he is not allowed in the kitchen whilst I am home, that while I am away, there is no one to scold him and keep him from sticking his face into the garbage can, like a tiny hobo, to scavenge and rule his kingdom of filth. Several days this past week, I have come home and he has slunk to the front door to greet me, like he knows he’s done wrong and now has to face the tribunal. He will peek around the corner, survey the damage, and gauge my fury from a safe distance while I clean up peach pits and shredded saran wrap.

…He is lucky he’s cute or I’d have a new rug the approximate size of a twenty-pound dog.

Today, he didn’t even wait for me to leave the apartment. I was brushing my teeth and was struck by a fleeting premonition; one of those moments when you simply know something is happening that oughtn’t. Then I heard it: the sound of a tiny cheap aluminum garbage can with a pirate on front sliding across linoleum by act of dog nose.

“DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOG!” I cried, with all the fury of a Spartan (only one with softer abs). He bounded around the corner with yogurt on his face, completely unconcerned about hiding the evidence.

So now he’s doing hard time in his cage while I’m at work. I wonder how long it will take for him to become institutionalized?