Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Moses, Part One

My hands have been hurting me lately (no doubt a relic of marathon Voice of Crow revisions), so I'm trying to limit my typing to fiction for the next several days.

So I'll just have to communicate with all of you telepathically.

Are you thinking what I'm thinking? Tell me in the comments.

Also, our lovely new foster, Moses, got neutered yesterday. Leave your get well soon/sympathy wishes (depending on your gender) in the comment section.

How much of a heathen am I, that when I think of this dog's name, I don't think Ten Commandments or the father of three major world religions, but rather:

Moses supposes his toeses are roses,
But Moses supposes erroneously.

A-Z Update: "Billy and Bonnie" by Steve Earle



'cause Moses, he knowses
his toeses aren't roses!
as Moses supposes his toeses to be!

Posted by: Blogger CE Murphy at 3/14/2007 11:13 AM

A Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose is
A rose is what Moses supposes his toes is
Couldn't be a lily or a daphi daphi dilli
It's gotta be a rose cuz it rhymes with Mose!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 3/14/2007 11:20 AM

Jeri, I was thinking exactly that couplet when I heard his name.

Proof of telepathy, or another gray elephant in Denmark?

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 3/14/2007 11:23 AM

Do you read this blog?? Because I went from yours to Janes and here it was again!!??!! What wierd time warp do I live in??

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 3/14/2007 11:44 AM

Sorry... do you THIS blog:

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 3/14/2007 11:45 AM


WHOA!! No, I don't read that blog, but I will now. Clearly there's some funky synchronicity going on.

Everyone go out and rent "Singing in the Rain" tonight and see what other secret messages it holds for us.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 3/14/2007 11:49 AM

Whenever I see that name I say "Moses, Moses!" as if I were addressing Charlton Heston in the Cecil B. DeMille classic.

Posted by: Blogger Dave S. at 3/14/2007 12:42 PM

Hi there Moses, do hope you are doing well after your surgery on Tues. Tell your foster Mommy to give you lots of TLC, as I know she does anyway, you will be back to running really soon--Love, NANA, hope to see you in two weeks!

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 3/14/2007 1:03 PM

Blackjack got really nasty for a couple of days after his operation. (Maybe he understood, after all.) I hope Moses avoids that.

Posted by: Blogger Sharon GR at 3/16/2007 6:25 PM

He did growl at a big dog he saw at PetsMart, so he might be going through a little of that. Otherwise he's calm, except for desperately wanting to romp in the snow, which he can't do for a week after his surgery.

Hope Blackjack is settling in better now!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 3/17/2007 10:30 AM

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