It’s been raining since Sunday. This is not normal for North Texas. It should be blazing surface of the sun hot and so dry that I’m thinking of watering the urban farm at dawn, at dusk, and right before bed. At least the fall tomatoes (only 1 casualty so far) are growing like crazy.
But the rain barrels are full again. The grass is green again. The garden is lush and everything is huge. Picking lunch was a real pleasure today and by tomorrow, we’ll have enough okra for dinner.
And Guinness is grumpy. Really grumpy.
He hates water of all kinds, but dislikes rain the most since it may mean no W-A-L-K, especially if there is lightning or hail. He’s also aggravated his neck/back injury that was originally caused by wrestling with a much younger (and heavier) dog. Yes, George.
So Guinness is lying on the sofa (yes, you will get dog hair on your clothes if you sit on our furniture) with a microwaved sock full of uncooked rice on his shoulders. He’s also pumped full of rimadyl and tramadol so he’s a little sleepy/dopey. He’s finally comfortable. Yes, he has pottied, eaten and drank water so we are sure that he’s thrown out his neck/back. Again.
It may be weather related. He may have over exerted himself trying to impress Ollie the chihuahua on Saturday. Or maybe he and George had a good wrestle.
But it’s G resting time since the humans are plinking away on their phones while the washer is spinning and the tv is yammering on the background.
Special note: Tomorrow’s post could be a blast or a bust. I have jury duty.
Poor Guiness! And poor you. Hope it’s not a long, drawn out case.
He’s already seeming much better this morning. The pain and inflammation meds are doing their job and he was thrilled to go for a walk although the park was too swampy to go through. Still, we walked. And it wasn’t raining although everything is just soaked.
Oh, that’s good! Have a good day. Still hot here.
Hope he’s better and good luck with jury duty!
Thank you–he’s much happier this morning. Pain/inflammation meds plus a walk seem to be working. As for jury duty, fingers crossed for a swift end to my civic duty.
Just to reaqd the words jury duty gives me a nervous twitch – like when someone mentions lawnmower or paint brush!! hope it’s not a long drawn out affair?
Yes, it’s making me twitchy too. I’ve not been to the Dallas court house until today. It’s huge. Jury selection room is an auditorium. But at least the chairs are comfy.