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Rubes Cartoons - Tales from a Twisted Mind

RSS By: Leigh Rubin, AgWeb.com

A cartoonish look at life...

It's Raining, It's Pouring

Mar 20, 2011

Okay, it’s been pouring rain for the last couple of days and as much as I don’t mind it I am not fond of bundling up twice a day to take my dog for his morning and evening mile and a half constitutionals. The problem is he won’t let me off the hook. Oh, I can pretend that his intent canine stare isn’t boring a hole in the back of my head. I can pretend to not understand why he softly and continuously whines at precisely the same times every day, heck, I can even pretend to be napping (like I do in order to avoid doing “honey-do’s”...that only works with my wife.) But all that pretending only delays the inevitable. He knows that I know that he knows that I know. In a way he is the ultimate negotiator. I have my position (no walk today-too wet) and he has his position (buck up, pal, a little water isn’t going to kill you). He doesn’t budge an inch on his position. He just keeps staring and whining until I just can’t take it anymore. He knows l’ll eventually give in. Yep, the dog has quite a system. I just hope my wife doesn’t figure it out.

 

  Come meet Leigh on April 7th at Texas A&M University and April 13th in Santa Maria, California  For all the details see:

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Its Raining, Its Pouring

 

 

What's Aunt Gertrude cooking up now? See the latest

silly Rubes video and find out!

 

 

...And speaking of cows, have some cow-tipping fun with the latest Rubes book:Rubes Cow Tipping: You Can't Keep a Good Cow Down!

Cow Tipping Image

http://www.amazon.com/Rubes-Cow-Tipping-Cant-Keep/dp/0762440082/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_11

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