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Today’s Science Experiment

Dad is all about efficiency.  He measures the time it takes on various routes around the city to make sure he is always on the fastest route.  And he often tries to multitask around the house to save time also.  This time, his multitasking led to a  new scientific breakthrough.

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Riddle for the Day

What go you get when you leave a Labrador retriever outside with the sprinkler on?  The answer is obvious to all lab people,… Read More…

How Did He Get that Open?

Dad came home from work and walked up the driveway.  There on the ground, right where Drewbie parks his Jeep Cherokee was a large oil spot.   Dad shook his head.  He told Drewbie to be extra careful if he was going to change oil in the driveway, but now there was a big oil spot.  Dad continued around the bins at the back of the house until he saw…

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Happy Independence Day 2016

Some dogs run and hide on the 4th of July, but not Mongo.  He heads outside, and keeps scanning to the sky looking for falling birds.

An Apple a Day…

Mongo has had his issues with apples.  Last fall he learned that it is not always safe to pick apples up from the ground, since one can never be sure if a mean-spirited critter, like a yellow jacket, has taken up residence in the apple, and might object to becoming part of Mongo’s snack.  But in the interest of continuing education…

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Not the Sharpest Tool…

Mongo is very bright when food is involved.  He can open jars.  He can snatch food off the table without moving the plate.  He can even push open stuck (but not closed) doors if it suits his purpose.  But one morning this week, Dad turned around to see Mongo stuck on a rope in the local park.  Mongo was quite at a loss as to how to get off the rope.  Dad shook his head.

“Buddy, I can’t see you lasting very long in the wild.”

Lincoln Park

Seattle’s Lincoln Park is relatively close by Dad’s house.  So it is an easy drive to take Mongo there in the evenings after work.  Mongo enjoys it because there are new and exciting smells, and Dad enjoys the scenery. Read More…