Weekend Hits and Misses

Hit:  Doggie Expo hosted by Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada. What is more fun than a room filled with dogs and dog-lovers?

Hit: Shiva totally rocked the weave polls during class on Saturday. The best we have done yet with those irritating things.

Miss: Shiva running away during class on Saturday, in front of my practically mother-in-law. Sigh. I guess we can’t be perfect at everything.

Miss: More snow.

Hit: My practically mother-in-law’s visit, sans barking dog. When Shiva tried to lick her face, I knew we were gold. So proud of my brave puppy!

Hit: Lots of lazing around, not worrying about getting stuff done.

Miss: Not getting anything done. Oh well.

Hit: Watching Team Alberta beat Team BC 4-0 in women’s hockey. Yee haw!

Miss: No birthday cake

Hit: Way too much beer. (Is there such a thing?)

Miss: As usual, it went by much too fast.

What were some of your favourite – or least favourite – weekend moments?

22 thoughts on “Weekend Hits and Misses

  1. So I count 6 hits to 5 misses. Does that mean you won?

    Hit: Honey being so excited by her frozen kong stuffed with hot dogs and chicken broth that she forgot to jump on my friend when she visited.

    Miss: Yet another weekend gone by without that good grooming job I keep planning to tackle.

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  2. Hit: Eva is doing well on some of the old tricks.

    Miss: Eva has completely forgotten her ‘shy’ trick.Sigh!!!

    Hit: Her coat blowing season seems to come to an end.

    Miss: Thought of overcoming Eva’s insane barking towards moving past objects but failed.

    OH dear, the list can go on and on…

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  3. Hit: The wine-tasting party Saturday. First “adult” weekend social event in more years than I care to think about. Oh man, what a blast!

    Miss: Windchill of -23???? (That’s -9 for you Farenheit people.) Dog got to the park, but by car. Walking path a sheet of ice; he got exercise, I stood there and froze my fingers off!

    Hit: Full house of friends and kid’s friends all Saturday afternoon.

    Miss: The mess of dishes and laundry I’ve ignored all weekend now awaits my attention. Sigh.

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  4. All in all, your weekend seems to have gone really well. Very busy for “not getting anything done.” Jeannie can definitely relate! While you were entertaining your practically mother-in law, she spent the went hosting her out-of-town practically father-in-law. Activity > Productivity.

    You gotta get your hands on some b-day cake. It isn’t too late. Happy late birthday! 🙂

    – Mayli the Labradane

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  5. Hit: New client on Friday and she’s already paid me for the first visit.
    Miss: Decided to reject another possible new client (suffice it to say I don’t so well with entitlement attitudes)

    Hit: Lovely weekend until Sunday mid-afternoon
    Miss: Blizzard started and the snow began to pile up (15-17 inches)

    Hit: High school friend moved in yesterday to work at a job in the Cities and he snowplowed the driveway!
    Miss: Gotta rake the roof AGAIN

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  6. Hits: a break in the winter weather, spending the weekend at my parents’ where the boys have free reign of their huge backyard
    Misses: Cooper and Emmett continue to find new ways to break Cooper out of his crate…

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  7. Love that weave pole hit! I can so relate to that. And the way she grounded you afterward by running away…that Shiva! She’s got a good balance of angel and devil on each shoulder. 🙂 Lucky you!
    For me.
    Hit: Gorgeous weather on Sunday for some dog baths and Sangria afterward.
    Miss: What happened to Saturday? I don’t remember it. Was I abducted by aliens or something? :-\ I deserve a do over!
    That reminds me, I got to see a satellite Sunday at 7:42 pm cross our skies. Really. http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/

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  8. I loved that it was extra long — three and a half days, and we got some time to get out with the girls and laze about! I could have done without rain today and yesterday, though.

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  9. Hit: Running a 10k in the dark across Lake Superior (There were 3,800+ entrants and I was 128th across the finish line!!)

    Miss: Getting stuck overnight in a blizzard on the way home.

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  10. Hit:Spendin Saturday morning in Fl on the beach
    Miss: getting to the airport to find your flight was 2 hrs delayed
    Hit: enjoying the plane ride and writing 3 blogs
    Miss: having your husband say to the pilot that landing couldn’t have been easy due to the wind, and the pilot agreeing.
    Hit: you were clueless enough to miss it
    Hit:coming home to see a happy cat
    Miss: to spend the first hour at home cleaning hairballs….
    Here it to a happy tuesday….

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  11. Congrats on the weave poles! Sorry to hear about the birthday cake. My bday is coming up too and I said no cake because I’m on a diet, but I love birthday cake!
    My Hit and Miss: Giving Kelly a bath. (It was a messy job, but she looks and smells better now.)

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  12. Hit – Using the long weekend to make some new styles of dog collars
    ATOMIC BOMB MISS – Opening my bill for truck insurance and finding out that it is $2200 for the year :O Yeah, going insurance shopping tomorrow.

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