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Not so fast, stupid humans...


    When will I ever learn not to brag?  Minutes after I posted the "look how smart I was to puppy-proof my tree" entry below, said puppy found the unplugged Christmas lights cord on the floor and gave it a good yank.  The tree did one of those slo-mo, to-and-fro wobbles, my best ornaments swaying precariously on the branches.  I screamed, "Oh, no!"  My husband lunged and caught it, milliseconds before it hit the floor.  Look closely at the wall behind the tree and you'll see his quick fix.


         Can you say "House Beautiful"?!

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Darlin' girl, how many times must I remind you of the laws of "kina hora." Once you say it, once you put it out there in the universe, whether it's puppy or health-related, you are guaranteed that the reverse will happen. Nice puppy becomes bad puppy. No cold for six months becomes a swine situation. Trust me on this. I know of what I speak.

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