Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy See Something New

“What the heck is that, Lucy?”

“I don’t know Little One. Looks like a toy.”

“What’s a toy doing in the backyard?”

Yeah, that is a good question. Smells like a toy.”

“You think Dad dropped it here?”

“I don’t see him but I wouldn’t be surprised.”

“Why would he do that?”

“Maybe to take photos of us wondering how the thing got here.” You know how he is on Thursday.”

“I can tell you, this is not something I would play with at all.”

“You have to wonder sometimes. Our parents seem tone deaf when it comes to certain toys.”

“That is some kind of flower or something and I’m not going to jump at the bait.”

“You know it could be an agave. You know how dad is about margaritas.”

“We are a couple of dogs. I wouldn’t be caught dead playing with an agave.”

“I’m sure dad meant well. But I think you’re right.”

“I’m chalking that up to a toy fail. I think I’m going to tell mom.”

“Okay, but be careful. She may have a hand in it too.”

“Good point. Maybe they’ll get the hint when the thing sits there a while.”

“Yeah, a good old passive-aggressive move for sure.

 

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  1. Clearly not all toys are created equal, John. πŸ˜‚ But I love where the kids are going with the agave. Hope your weekend starts early with. Thursday happy hour margarita. ☺️

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    1. Thank you, Lori. You have given me a good idea. 😁

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  2. β€œYou know how he is on Thursday.” … this had me chortling away! Thanks for the Thursday fun, John. Looks like the girls voted with their feet πŸ˜† Have a lovely day πŸ’•πŸ™‚

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    1. That toy has not caught any interest for sure. Thanks, Harmony. I hope your day is lovely as well. 😊

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  3. I’ve never known “passive-aggressive” to be so funny. I loved this Thursday’s lesson, John! Enjoy your weekend, and I hope the little monsters who tap on your door are pup-friendly. πŸŽƒ

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    1. We do not get any trick or treaters. Just as well since we would have to hide in the backyard.

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      1. I can only image. πŸ˜„

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  4. Did you honestly bait the girls to create a post?

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      1. Mr. Innocent, eh? πŸ™„

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      2. Guilty as charged.

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      3. I thought so, you sneaky devil. 😈

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      4. I honestly thought they would play with it. But you see the results.

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      5. You can’t win them all.

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  5. I hope dad kept the receipt! Sweet, John!

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    1. Looks like a rescue donation for sure. Thanks, Jill.

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  6. Trolling for toy-reactions; what a guy!

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    1. Ha ha ah. I thought they would like it. Brand new and all. Wrong.

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  7. Oh dear! Looks like this is a toy that will stay in the toy box. We have a box full of them as our dogs have decided it’s better to play with chunks of palm tree instead of their many toys. Sigh.

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    1. That sounds so typical. Bailey the boxer used to rip off the bark from a palm tree and run around the yard like crazy.

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  8. Oh my goodness! I am sitting here laughing. They have your number, John!
    Happy Thursday!

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    1. Thank you, Dale. That was sure a bust of a toy. 😊

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  9. They’re onto your tricks.

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    1. They sure are. Thanks, Charles.

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  10. Toy fail. So sad.

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    1. Does happen. This one had elements of success like a squeaker and crunch. Go figure.

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      1. Elements of success. I love it.

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      2. Yup. Was a talking point in my old job. Both for project work and personnel.

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  11. LOL! The perfect snub!! Thanks for the chuckle girls! πŸ˜‚

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    1. Thank you, Deborah. 😁

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      1. LOL! I’m still smiling about that toy. I guess that one is a good one for the Island of Misfit Toys for dogs. I used to think that about the ones Diva Dog snubbed. πŸ˜‚

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      2. They do have a preference for sure. Thanks, Deborah.

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  12. Those are two very put out canines. Harumph!

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    1. Yup. Always a new day though. 😁

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      1. Another day, another new toy to critique. A dog’s work is never done . . .

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      2. I know right? 😁

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  13. Why do I think these pups run the place? πŸ˜‚

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    1. Um…I can’t imagine why you would think that, Maggie. 🀣

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  14. β€œMaybe to take photos of us wondering how the thing got here.” You know how he is on Thursday.”

    πŸ˜€ Had to chuckle at that line, John!

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    1. Thank you, Joan. Glad you got a chuckle. 😁

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  15. Good one, John, but they may need some help figuring this one out. I must be on their intellect level, because I did too. πŸ™‚

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    1. Ha ha ha. I think you got there though. Thanks, Tim

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  16. Jane Sturgeon · · Reply

    Ahh, Dad, they know you too well. Funny story, John. Much love to you and your girls. ❀ Xxx

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    1. Thank you, Jane. much love back to you.

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  17. D.L. Finn, Author · · Reply

    It does pay to be careful when approaching an unexpected toy.

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    1. Yes it does. What if it is from another dimension?

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  18. Ah ha, the old ‘let’s ignore the Algave’ tactic… works every time

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    1. They mean it though. Never saw such a total rejection of a toy. Not even one chase.

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      1. Maybe it’s a cunning plan to get more toys…

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      2. Yeah. One that I am familiar with too

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  19. “You know how he is on Thursday.” – LOL. Yes, we certainly do know how he is on Thursday and we enjoy it very much, girls!

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    1. Thank you, Bruce. 😁

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  20. I bet if you had put the box the toy came in out there, they’d have been overjoyed. Kids and pets…

    Sending the girls ear scratches AND belly rubs. Seems they need some extra attention today after the toy disappointment.

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    1. Ha ha ha. I think you are right, Staci. The girls loved their ear scratches.

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  21. Awwww … the poor toy! It looks like something our kitties would love!

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    1. Yes I think a kitty would like it. I thought they would like it but, no. Thanks for the comment and visit , Jill.

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      1. Leave it for a day or two … sometimes our kitties will reject a new toy at first, then warm up to it the next day!

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      2. Good idea, Jill. 😊

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  22. Yep, we’ve all been there, John. One dog’s trash is another’s treasure though. Probably a good time to round up the misfits and make a donation at the animal shelter!

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    1. The nice things about the rejects is they are in perfect condition. Thanks, Debbie.

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  23. Not sure why but I can see Mr. Magoo enter this episode (and others)

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    1. Hmmm….Not sure why either.

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      1. Tom Okragly · ·

        Maybe bumbling around in your backyard ??
        With Wilie and Sam πŸ™‚

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  24. I may never look at Agave the same way again. They have this Holmes and Watson thing goin’ on, just with tails. πŸ™‚

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    1. Yes and they totally rejected the toy. 😳

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      1. Agave’s not for everyone.

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      2. Apparently not. 😁

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  25. The girls know you all too well. I like that they think about telling Mom and then not! But I’m with you on the margaritas!

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    1. Always a double edged sword in telling mama.

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      1. Just like kids!

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      2. Exactly. 😁

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  26. The girls have you figured out for sure! What was that toy anyway? Too tame for them! Cheers for margaritas, John.

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    1. We can’t figure out what the toy is supposed to be. It is a dog toy with some mystery for sure.

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  27. We’ve gotten toys for Bond that he didn’t care for – just looked at us like we were crazy then stalked away, lol. And yay for margaritas!

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    1. I love when they do that. Thanks, Teri. Yay is right.

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  28. ” I beg your pardon, I never promised you an agave garden…”, Lucy & Twiggy are conservative about the dog toys. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ In fact, what is this orange object supposed to be, dear John?

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    1. I have no idea. Been trying to figure it out. πŸ™„

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      1. πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„Why not to call it the planty thing like they did in the Addams Family, dear John?

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      2. That is also a great idea. Thanks, Maria. 🍰πŸ₯‚

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      3. 😎😎😎 All for you, my dear John!🍀🍀🍀🍻

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  29. Well they’ve got you pegged!

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    1. They do. 😁

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  30. You should know better than to try to fool them, John.

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    1. I should know. Thanks, Dan

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  31. Love those canines!

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    1. Thanks, Robert.

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  32. Give them a cardboard box, they’d probably love it, lol

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    1. I think that is true, Jacquie. 😊

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  33. petespringerauthor · · Reply

    Be careful of Dad’s setups on Thursday, Lucy and Twiggy.

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    1. Good advice, Pete. 😊

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  34. The girls are not so easily fooled, Boss. But you already knew that . . . πŸ˜‰

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    1. I did. This toy was a bust for sure.

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      1. You’ll make it up, πŸ˜‰

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      2. Hopefully. 😁

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  36. {Snorf} You guys are too clever. Way to show the ‘paw-rents’ how smart you are!

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    1. They are easy marks for sure.

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  37. It’s good to know the girls have high standards, John.

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    1. Vry high. Thanks, Robbie.

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  38. The girls are so clever. Surely they have you wrapped around their paws.

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    1. They know that for sure.

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  39. Toy fail?
    Well, he tried!
    Twiggy, Lucy – does dad at least get an F for effort?

    Although, an Agave? What was he thinking? Now, if it was a real Puma or a Water Buffalo , that would be cool!
    🧽❀️ πŸƒβ€οΈ πŸ†β€οΈ πŸ’‹β€οΈ πŸ‚β€οΈ

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    1. Yes dad gets an F for effort. 🀣 🧽❀️ πŸƒβ€οΈ πŸ†β€οΈ πŸ’‹β€οΈ πŸ‚β€οΈ

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      1. Good!
        🧽❀️ πŸƒβ€οΈ πŸ†β€οΈ πŸ’‹β€οΈ πŸ‚β€οΈ

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      2. 🧽❀️ πŸƒβ€οΈ πŸ†β€οΈ πŸ’‹β€οΈ πŸ‚β€οΈπŸ˜

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      3. πŸ’‹πŸ·πŸ’‹πŸ·πŸ’‹πŸ·πŸ’‹πŸ·

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      4. Agreed πŸ’‹πŸ·πŸ’‹πŸ·πŸ’‹πŸ·πŸ’‹πŸ·

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      5. Yes, it is a sort of greed! πŸ˜΅β€πŸ’«πŸ˜‚
        OXOXOX

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      6. Ha ha ha πŸ₯Έ

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      7. πŸ‚πŸ‚

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      8. πŸ‚πŸ’‹πŸ‚πŸ’‹

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  40. They have a good vocabulary. I had to go scrambling to look up agave.

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    1. Ha ha ha.You can now use it at cocktail parties and impress the gentlemen.

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