"Duke and I enjoyed the first snow
in our new home the other day."
"I noticed mom's favorite Sheppie toy in the snow and wondered how it came
"As the young ones ran off, I searched for something else to play with."
"Then suddenly, right under foot, I discovered...a beautiful BALL!"
"But it didn't take long to get mugged for that new ball. Oh, WHERE did it go?"
"I did spot Matsi calmly chewing on SOMETHING. C'mon Matsi, give it up for
"Duke quietly realized I was preoccupied."
"DUKE had the ball!"
"Careful Duke, she ate a good breakfast this morning!"
"Get the feeling we underestimated her Sal?"
"Run, Duke, run!"
"Don't MAKE me come under there."
"Time out, losing my pep, I mean, my patience."
"I need to sit and um, THINK for a minute."
"OK, enough thinking, I heard you in the pen Duke."
"Boy, she has a lot more spunk than you'd think by lookin' at her!"
"Alright, who locked the gate on Nanny."
"I owe you one Sal. She'll never find me up here."
"Well, Duke, lucky for you I can't climb all these stairs, but..."
"Granny will be waaiting for my ball right here!"