CUTTING GRASS – CUTTING LEO

If you pay close attention you will notice, our seasons give us “signs” they are changing. Even though March 20th marked this years “official” Spring Equinox date, many regions needed additional weeks for the temperatures to catch up.

It’s April now and we can finally see new growth. In our little neck of the woods, it’s time to cut the grass…
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This is the same analogy I used when I explained to DH that Leo’s season had also come! He was entirely too hairy…
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Perhaps it’s a “man” thing (any male readers out there, please share your comments), and you all prefer the “bigger” dogs to have that “bigfoot/sasquatch” wilderness look. I can relate – up to a point –  until it starts to get out of control.

Half the time Leo couldn’t see what was right in front of him, and to me, it wasn’t fair…
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So I did what any good DM (Doodle Mother) would do – I waited for DH to go out of town and drove Leo to the groomer…
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Now you tell me, doesn’t he look happy?…
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It had been so long since I’d seen his face I had forgotten just how beautiful and pensive his eyes were…
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Even with shorter hair – which makes daily grooming maintenance a breeze – I am still not a tremendous fan of doodles in the backyard while the lawn is getting cut. They run, they roll and yes they slide behind DH and the mower. They literally change colors right before my very eyes – like dyeing Easter eggs in a cup of hot water with that little green tablet! When it’s all over I end up with green and white doodles!

But who I ask, who can deny this face from the upstairs window?…
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A natural slope in our yard creates a “utopia” for them to lose their ever loving minds…
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And as always they have the best times when we are all together…
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The emergence of the spring season seems to supply me with a new surge of energy. I love how it lifts my spirit. Gives me a sense of hope, like a new beginning dawning. Harley – my “I can see fine from here” city doodle…
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…felt the “magic” of the suns rays and got swept up in the fun and frolic…
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He pranced around proudly wearing his green mustache too…
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Leo’s new “do” is almost a week old. DH has adjusted and accepted the “warmer weather” look. But you know to me the hair seems to be growing back already…
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April 26th is National Pets & Kids Day – so do something playful over the weekend, even if you just sit with your pets or kids and wiggle your toes in the grass. Grab a hold of Springs energy and do something fun!

Not sure what we’ll do, but whatever it is, I am positive The Boys will make it memorable….
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Thanks for reading, and enjoy your spring!

2 Comments
  • Roger Vivier Shoes
    August 1, 2013

    Wow that was odd. I just wrote an extremely long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyway, just wanted to say wonderful blog!

    • Cathy Bennett
      August 1, 2013

      Sorry about that, but it’s nice to hear from you – WOOF!

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