Joe Stains

This is the blog of an angry old boston terrier. (and his little brother Tanner who gets to post every Tuesday)

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Times, they are a changing....

First of all, I had the most amazingly solid poop yesterday. I just had to share that with you. I think I still need a bit of time to adjust to this new food but so far I love the taste, my furs are soft and my poo is getting better. Slowly but surely we hope!!

NEXT we have to talk about Baseball. again. I KNOW I talk about it all the time but really, its such a big deal at my house.

Tanner's team, the Dbacks have been doing pretty darn bad. Tonight he was in the TV room playing with what is left of the squid sea creature...

Our Grandpa called to tell us that the Dbacks FIRED their Manager!!

WTF?!?!?!?!?!??!! omdog Tanner is sort of feeling lost right now. I sure hope that for his sake they pick a good replacement!

As for me? The Yankees SUCK. SUCK SUCK SUCK. Argh. I think I am going to take up a new hobby because watching baseball is NO fun anymore.

What about painting? We sure do have lots of art books around here for some reason...

I like these guys, nice and dark and brooding. I am going to go study this art stuff and see if it is as exciting as baseball.

32 Stains:

Blogger Ozzie and Rocky said...

Joe maybe you should take up art. After all, you are the "Stainmaster".

8:38 PM  
Blogger MJ's doghouse said...

i think all hobbies have the good times and the bad times...maybe you should start your own doggy can get yourself alot of girls that want babies...and boys can pay you big bucks to be the daddy...that is a good could make a fortune...and imagine all the girls swarming around you guys...(i am fixed whatever that means)

9:02 PM  
Blogger the TN Bull Terrors said...

That's why we like football, baseball is no fun cuz they are always doin dumb stuff! How about EATIN!? That's a good hobby, 'specially now that yer poops are better!

Feather, Darla, Pappy & LizzaBella ^..^

10:18 PM  
Blogger Suzuki said...

Hmmm Mummy was just watching the Yankees playing before...
I don't know how she can watch baseball so I just sleep instead BOL
Big licks to you

10:55 PM  
Blogger Morgan in Pittsburgh said...

maybe you should try hockey - Penguin's Hockey! Glad to hear about your good poop!
your pal, Morgan

12:04 AM  
Blogger wally said...

Oh, well, it is too bad about your baseball teams. Sometimes that happens to me during football season and then I say football is OVER and I try to ignore it but I can't.

I think that Munch guy sounds good. Does he paint pictures of himself munching on thing? That is art I would enjoy.

wally t.

ps. Poop is a regular topic of discussion around here, too. The sheps have sensitive tums so they are always having firmness issues. My poop rocks! Glad to hear you're liking the new food!

2:55 AM  
Blogger Charlie Daniels said...

Hey Joe

You pooh wasn't full of sea monster was it! ;-)



2:56 AM  
Blogger Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Let's hear it fur your #2!

It is always nice when things emerge like THAT!

As fur your baseball team prefurences - woo are welkhome to choose The Phillies!

Maybe woo want to khome to Philadelphia and tour that art museum!


2:58 AM  
Blogger Abby said...

Hi, Joey & Tanner...

Baseball isn't my favorite thing right now either...I think Our Yankees have forgotten how to play...So sad...

I'm glad your new food is working good for you...

Abby xxxooo

3:17 AM  
Blogger The Airechicks said...

Joey -

Maybe you should mix it up ... How about some basketball?????

We thought you were an ART CRITIC already - Stainmaster Awards...


4:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Joe, Mom says art is a good hobby, but she sees a huge opportunity for you. That Munch painting on that cover has been stolen almost more than any other painting in the world (maybe because there is more than one version of it). You should put your detective coat on and solve those art theft crimes. OMD!!!! You could solve that mystery and then sell your story to Tom Hanks and he can make it into a movie and you will be rich and come visit me in Montreal any time you feel like it.


4:54 AM  
Blogger Sophie Brador said...

That was from me....NOT my mom.


4:55 AM  
Blogger Aki and Poopie said...

really? that's how Tan looks when he's "lost"... hmmm.. now, why do I have a feeling that I always see taht expression on his face.. it can't possible that he's always "lost", could it, Joey?

Joey without the stains isn't Joe Stains! happy staining, man!

drooly kisses,


4:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Art is great, but nothing is as exciting as baseball! The Marlins are so aggravating - you should hear my dad yelling at them - but we love them and we'll never stop hoping they'll get some sense. Anyway, as my dad says, it's a long season. Congrats on the poops!

See ya!
Joey and Zeke

5:12 AM  
Blogger Beckett said...

I think if Tanner calls up those Dbacks and introduces himself as a Boston manager, they might hire him to manage those Dbacks!


5:38 AM  
Blogger Rosie said...

Joey, Remember - most artists only become successful after they are dead. How about bird watching? You have the supplies right in your yard!
Loves from pugs,
Rosie Marie

6:22 AM  
Blogger Pearl said...

Congrats on your rock-solid poop, Joey! That's great!

I wanted to warn you that artists get kinda crazy... that one dude cut his ear off. Kinda seems like something Tanner would do, eh?

6:59 AM  
Blogger Jake of Florida said...

We have a suggestion. We know how much you love baseball and so do we.

So you might see this coming: what about learning to love our St. Loulis Cardinals. They can be very very frustrating, such as when they caved and turned into zombies against the Red Sox. On the other paw -- they have Albert Pawjols and several new Greenies, and Tony La Russa has his own animal rescue foundation - ARF.

Just a thought :)

As for the poop: Please tell us again what the food is. Mom is so discouraged at how mine can be fine one day and yuck the next that she might like to try a change.

Congrats though. We know how much it means to our pawrents who have to scoop!!

Wirey woofs,


8:57 AM  
Blogger Nibbles Treats said...

Take a ride on the Big Red Machine!!! We're always looking for some riders (even if you do get off at the next stop when your teams start doing better). Go Reds!

Have a great Mom's Day Weekend!

Tinkerbell, Oscar and Tucker

9:08 AM  
Blogger Aniemother said...

Well IF you switch your attention we'd say go with Munch - him being Norwegian and all! ;)


10:41 AM  
Blogger The OP Pack said...

Thanks for the poo update - may it continue to be a solid report.

Maybe you need to become a Royals fan - we are holding our breath because they are doing so well right now. Maybe you could come to a game and stop in for a visit.

Woos, the OP Pack

12:28 PM  
Blogger Petra said...

I keep telling you guys, you need to join me and start singing take me out to the ballgame!

12:51 PM  
Blogger A&S said...

Dear Joseph,
Please share your paintings with us if you have any successful attempts! I am sorry about your baseball teams. I'm more of a basketball dog myself. Basketballs make great pillows to rest on!

12:51 PM  
Blogger Fred said...

You should totally take up painting. It would be very cool!

1:22 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

Sorry bout your team. Studying art is a good idea for you Joey. Think of all the dark and brooding poop paintings you could do. I'd start with your own as they sound pawfect now!
Wiry wags, Eric xx

3:41 PM  
Blogger Maggie and Mitch said...

We think you'd make an awesome chef, Joey!
We're sorry about your Yankees. We know how much you love them!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

3:59 PM  
Blogger Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello joe stains its dennis the vizsla dog hay i am shoor it is not the yankeeses fawlt that they suk rite now after all they are in that big noo stadyum it must be verry confyoozing for them!!! i am shoor they wil git better with a littel more praktiss ok bye

5:40 PM  
Blogger Dughallmor Beagles said...

Haha....we think Tanner should take up 'gurning'...he's so good at it! Or maybe diving....since you collect weird sea critters.
Sorry your teams are doing means nothing to us so we don't really understand but hope things improve!
Congratulations on your improved poops, we're so happy for ya :D
Have a great weekend!
Slobbers xx

7:10 PM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Hi, Joey!
Glad to know your are "pooping" better!
Don't give up on Yankees! They won tonight!
Kisses and hugs

8:10 PM  
Blogger Teddy said...

Oh Joey, are you sure you want to study art? I'm sure you'll miss baseball!

Anyway, congratulations on a poop well done!!


8:33 PM  
Blogger Patience-please said...

That Hairy Anonymous Bosch dude will give you serious nightmares. Talk about a twisted sister!!! He was one wacked out human...

paws on eyes wags from the extended waggle of worried about you whippets

6:02 AM  
Blogger The Army of Four said...

Way to go on the poop front!
Play bows,

10:37 AM  

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