Thursday, October 25, 2012

Creative Solutions

Woo, everypup and everycat.  It's me - Dave.  As you might have heard by now, our dad was out of town for a while - I'm here to let you know that my kid brother Zim and I took really, really good care of Mom while he was on his trip.  I thought I'd share how we worked together to keep things on an even, happy keel.  Ready to take a look?

Saturday night, we settled in to watch our Kansas State Wildcat football team take on West Virginia!  I helped Mom turn the TV on and we settled in to watch what would be quite the decisive victory!

IMG_1760 Dave
"Woo!  Go 'Cats!  And ... how 'bout a tummy rub?"

I got up to get a beverage and when I got back ...

IMG_1762 Zim
"Hey, Dave.  The 'Cats scored again!"

Wait a minute!

IMG_1765 Dave & Zim
"That's my mom ... and my quilt ... and my kid brother?!?"

Haven't we already been down this road?  

Then I realized Zim was just making sure Mom wasn't lonely, since Dad wasn't there and I was out getting my liquid refreshment ... for all of 2 minutes.  But now ... what to do?

IMG_1767 Dave & Zim
"Wait a minute!  I have an idea!"

Being the creative guy that I am, I came up with an idea that worked out great:

IMG_1774 Dave, me, Zim
Me (Davy), my mom, and Zim

I think we were all happy with that one!

Luv,
Dave

16 comments:

  1. You two sure know how to care for a MOM. Good, no..GREAT job. And Dave brother I think you have the very best seat in the house.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  2. Way to go guys. We are sure mum felt well looked after. Bet you are all glad dad is home though. Have a terrific Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  3. You are so smart ...that was a very good creative solution and you took care of your momma!!! You guys are good sons!
    Stella Rose

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  4. That's pretty creative of you Dave. This way mom is comforted on both sides,and everyone gets snuggles,and watch the game.

    The silvers and more

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  5. we love that compromise - your mom is lucky you guys are there to take such good care of her!

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  6. MOL! It's a good thing that moms turn into pretzels to please us! We watched that game too!

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  7. Hi Dave, You guys take such good care of your mom-really and I'm sure your dad is happy that he doesn't have to worry while he is gone. Have a great evening; it is sunny here now and most of the snow has melted, so it should stop soon for you too.
    Hugs,Noreen & Hunter

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  8. What a grreat job you two did taking care of your momma! Way to go!

    PeeS: Cinderella sends wiggles.

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  9. Way to think outside the box Davy!

    Huffs

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  10. You are very creative, Dave! Both of you did a great job taking care of your mom while your dad was away!

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

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  11. Good work Dave to come up with such a great solution to your problem. I wish I had you here with me that night to comfort me as my beloved Mountaineers went down in flames. I had to stop watching in the third quarter. I guess that makes us rivals now.

    Cindy

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  12. You guys watch the game the same way we do.
    Asleep.....

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  13. There is always room for one more!

    Sam

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  14. bet mom trips over you some times...so cute sticking right by her
    Benny & Lily

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  15. What an excellent solution!! You are the man.

    Loveys Sasha

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  16. That was fab taking great care of your Mom.. xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

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