Sunday, February 10, 2013

Weekend Part 2

First of all, Roxy caught a galah! 

 Not this galah, we got this picture off the Internet.....because someone didn't have a camera and was flapping around like a galah, yelling at Roxy to drop it!
Which Roxy did.
 SHE's never sure whether or NOT it's more humane to interfere. In this case said galah sort of wonkily flew away.
SHE said there must have been something wrong with it if Roxy was able to catch it in the first place.

That was very exciting but there was more excitement when we got home.
 A large labrador puppy stopped by to say hello.  He tried his hardest to get into our yard.
 But, as it was Sunday...and he was obviously well-cared for, we let him go home by himself.
He was too excitable to see if he had ID on his collar.
 We think he lives just a few houses away.

Then SHE had a big surprise.  A year ago SHE planted potatoes in containers.  The harvest was about a dozen small potatoes.  This year SHE planted apple cucumbers--which Roxy vetoed--zucchinis, also vetoed, long cucumbers,squash and tomatoes.  Roxy didn't bother those.
Anyway, as everything was growing, some plants appeared in the containers SHE didn't use.  As the lady bug attacked those plants, SHE didn't have to dust any of the other plants.  SHE reckoned SHE was accidentally companion farming!
Our brush is only for scale.
 On Sunday, SHE checked out the containers and found these spuds!  SHE was very excited.
We weren't.....we were busy chewing our bones.
 These are the remains of the first day of chew.
So as you can tell, we had another great weekend.  
We've been reading about many of you enjoying all the SNOW....
or not! (Still in the high 90s here.)
We have a fish oil ad here with a clown fish like Nemo--Bella always attacks it.


  1. Howdy Girls, oh Roxy you lucky duck, er dog. Fancy actually catching a galah! You must be quick for sure. Bet the little lab pup was up for a play with your pack. Your mum can grow vegetables without even doing anything?? Our mum is green with jelly. Enjoy your spuds mates.
    No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

  2. Hope the puppy got home safe, he may visit again now he knows where you live.
    Well done to your Mum on her gardening can carry on chewing your bones now :-)

  3. You caught a galah! Wow I am SO IMPRESSED.
    Toodle pip!

  4. How did you catch that birdie?!
    That's brilliant!
    They are very smashing spuds SHE'S grown there. You dogs should be wagging your tails off with excitement!
    Your weekend certainly was great!
    Pip :)

  5. That is a very pretty bird you caught Roxy. Probably better to let it fly away though. My Trilby has caught a couple of birds here - they were sadly deceased by the time our peeps got to them but they thought maybe the birds were sick or dying anyway if a puppy could catch them. Good to see the crops your Mum harvested - it's always exciting when you grow your own. My peeps say their home grown veggies are the most expensive in the world after all the money they spent growing them - but they still do it :-) Have a fun Monday - woofs and licks from Magic xx

  6. Pawsome weekend guys. Wow that must have been a sick birdie for Roxy to have got it. They are cute looking though. I chase crows but never catch one. Have a marvelous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  7. Wow Roxy you are quick! Good thing you showed us a picture of the Galah because we didn't know what one was. Now we are educated. Nice job on growing potatos they really look scrumptious. I think I'd prefer your bones too, they look even better.

    How nice you had a little lab furend stop by for a visit. I bet his Mama was worried about him.

    You really did have the bestest weekend!

    Lily Belle & Muffin

  8. Congrats on your catch Roxy. Don't let them tell you there was something wrong with the bird. It was your mad skills. Looks like a fun day. Lee and Phod who didn't get bones

  9. I love potatoes! I hope you get to eat them all baked and cheesy. YUMMY. That bird is pretty

    Loveys Sasha

  10. Home grown potato's are the best - Mom can hardly wait until spring when we can get MY veggie garden planted for the season. Of coarse our Mom is mean and has it fenced off so we can't do any harvesting ourselves. There probably was something wrong with the galah for Roxy to be able to catch it...unless she used some hypnotizing special powers on it to make it stay on the ground :)

  11. Woof! Woof! What a busy FUN weekend part II. Oh Roxy. Wow you guys did a great job with your bones. You sure enjoying your time outdoors. Have a great week. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  12. WOW D, B and R you have the best adventures on your walks.
    Roxy were you going to give that bird to Ernie for Valentines?
    Those are some fine looking spuds
    Hugs Madi your BFFF

  13. Growing potatoes is like magic for some reason. How exciting to find ones you didn't expect!

  14. BOL - Mom has tried to plant again. Monty has sort of turned our backyard into an arid wasteland....


  15. HI ROXY!!! It's ME... ERNIE.

    OMD OMD Girrrrrlfurend Girrrrrl I am SO VERY MUCH PROUD of you fur CATCHING that Galah !!! You and I (your Ernie) have sooooo much in common. I caught a bird not long ago also... and I let Mine go,too. That way we can Catch them AGAIN! Right?
    HEY... what was that stranger guy doin sniffin around YOU.
    Yesterday There was a stranger Girrrrl sniffin at ME... and I Snarled at her and said... NO WAY... YOU are NOT my Foxy Roxy!!
    Mom and Frankie said I was RUDE... BUTT I didn't CARE.. I only have SNIFFS fur YOU. 87 of them every hour.
    OMD your mom MADE Potatoes??? She actually MADE POTATOES in the GROUND and stuffs??? Will she put them in the pretty Gold Box and take them to show her Furends, Like she did with her tomatoes??? Maybe if you "Borrow" one and add your bones to the pot... you could cooker up a Grrrreat supper .
    CONGRATULATIONS on your Bird Catching. you deserve 87 Blue Ribbons fur that Job Well Done!!!
    Sniffs ... 87 Bazillion SNIFFS
    Love, Ernie

  16. Roxy, we didn't know you were a bird dog. Syd and Mac are supposed to be, but so far they're afraid of birds. Bailey caught one once but Mom wouldn't let her keep it. Mom's are tough, aren't they?
    Morgan, Sebastian, the Porties, Sydney and Mac

  17. WOWEE! That WAS an exciting weekend! Who knew Roxy was such a Great Hunter? Way to go, Roxy! (And we know ALL abouts the humans flapping and carrying on when we catch something. Yeesh! SO embarrassing!)

    Wiggles & Wags,

  18. Glad the bird got away.... Cool spud find

  19. I don't think there was anything wrong with the galah - I think you are just that fast! :)

    I tried to grow potatoes did not end well. They were blue though and would have been very cool if they had lived! Love yours!!

  20. Can I share your bone? Cool potatoes!!


    Those bones look yummy!!
    Love milo :)

  22. You guys had the most exciting day! Mrs. Master wants your mom to know she has the same struggle when I catch things...let me finish them off or make me drop it. Typically, the deed is done before anyone notices though.

    Those potatoes look FANTASTIC! Good work everyone.


  23. Wow Roxy! I can't believe you actually caught a bird! Clever girl. I reckon there was nothing wrong with it, you must just be fast, like the flash!

  24. Roxy, what a great doggy you are dropping that birdy :)


  25. Roxy...I don't believe your momma when she says that the bird had to have something wrong with it for you to catch it. I thought your bird stalking technique in the previous post showed you to be a pretty savvy hunter.

  26. The galah is beautiful! Did you get a taste of raspberry when you bit into her, Roxy?

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

  27. A Galah, a Lab and fresh veggies all in the same day? I don't know how you do it. That's a whole month for us.

  28. I thought you were going to tell me you were growing bones. You lassies have the prettiest birds. Their colors are so bright. The pink color galah is gorgeous.
    Thanks for being a friend

  29. You need to come play in the snow with us. Those look like good potatoes, are you going to eat them?

    Murphy & Stanley
    Online Doods

  30. scotsmad....
    Oh. My. Word!! What a gorgeous bird!! I want one!! ;)
    My Rose had a bird in her mouth once.... "He" crash-landed against our sliding glass door due to escaping some Hawk. Rose bayed and bayed nonstop throughout this. As soon as the Hawk flew away, I let my girl outside, forgetting about our poor little injured bird!! Oops. Rose did not hesitate to pick that bird up!! I yelled at her. She dropped him.... ;op
    Love, Raelyn.... Plus Rose, my BEAUTIFULLY UNIQUE "Mystery Dog"!!

  31. Roxy, how did you catch that gorgeous bird?!! Amazing and I am glad it got away. You guys had a big adventure, especially with that puppy visitor.
    Alyssa, Mr. Fox & Scruffy

  32. What an exciting weekend! Roxy, you're a bird catcher too? Our boy Bill and blind Hiker like to catch birds. We don't have pretty birds like the glalah though. Then a visitor and garden fresh veggies and lots of sunshine - wow, that's a busy weekend!