Sunday, April 06, 2008

A very late Read of the Week

Hello everypuppy!
I'm sorry we haven't been around much the past few weeks. The Mom could explain it better, but it has to do with work and school and Momma Bev getting a new knee. They keep running around here moving stuff, and then leaving us and coming home smelling all clean and funky. Ugh. They told us this morning that Momma Bev would be gone for a few days, then she would come back and we had to be really, really careful around her. No ball, no stuffies, no nothing!!!! I don't know what this new knee stuff is, but I can tell you that I don't like it one bit.

So, with all this going on, The Mom has been S-T-R-E-S-S-E-D. I thought I'd pick out a funny book for us to read this week, and sure enough, we laughed and we licked our chops when we read some of the recipes. Magdalina Yoder is the proprietress of the Penn Dutch Inn, an Amish Bed and Breakfast in fictional Hernia, Pennsylvania (by woo Khyra!!!). Magdalina is quite different, she's Amish at heart, but a totally now lady everywhere else. Now, I didn't really break my rules here......... there is a dog in the story line, but, well, the dog has an unusual home....... he lives in his Mom's, well, lets see, overtheshoulderboulderholder. Must be one small dog! They don't ever give his name!!! The poor thing gets wrapped in yards and yards of fabric - probably NOT picked out by Dave, Guide Dog For The Color Blind, and barks every now and then to let them know he's there. Not much dog in this book, but some good sounding recipes - all appeared to be possibly dog safe, thank Dogness! - and lots of laughs.
If you like cozy mysteries, food, and a funny mystery to solve, try:

Custard's Last Stand - by Tamar Myers

Our read of the week!

Now they are filling out forms in the kitchen. Sigh. I sure wish they were cooking in the kitchen. I'm going to go curl up with a warm dinner and a good book!

PS - Bandit got CAKE on his birthday! And we got a package from the Ao4 ! Next post, pictures, I promise!


Sitka and Tia's BLAWG! said...

Wooo Dakota! That new knew sounds interesting! My mom's grandma got a new hip. I wonder if they are made from the same thing??? Ah KHAKE? I have some here. Come on over!

Kapp pack said...

That sounds like a very interesting book!

Woo woo, Kelsey Ann

Holly said...

Abby got her knees fixed, but they didn't give her new ones.

Did you get any khake???


Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Sounds like a great reason fur a roadtrip!

Hope all heals well and ends well too!!

Ah yes - KHAKE!!!


The Army of Four said...

That book sounds interesting, Dakota of the East - I wonder if they show the fabric?
Good luck to Bev with the new knee. I don't know why, but you're supposed to be real careful around people after stuff like that. Probably jumping on top of her won't be a good idea, either.

The Army of Four said...

"Custard's" Last Stand. Hee hee hee. I might have to take a look at this book!

Gunner said...

Wow Dakota, my cousin Benne just had knee surgery too. Does your mom have to be kept on a short leash like Benne?


Thor said...

A dog living in an overtheshoulderboulderholder? How does that work???


Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

What a cool sounding book. Good luck on the new knee. Maybe once she heals she will be able to do cool tricks? I have no idea.


Kathryn and Ari said...

I love the fictional town name of Hernia, PA almost as much as I love the real PA town of Intercourse. And a book with custard and dogs? How could we go wrong?


We got tagged for a book meme. This sounded right up your kennel, so we tagged you. The book sounds interesting.

Dog Speed,

Essex & Deacon

Maryann & The Brat Pack said...

Oooh, new knees. That kinda sounds painful though. That book sounds interesting...I need to read more.