Farley’s Friday: A Wheaten in a Dinghy

Farley here,

I’m a dog who is treated well and sometimes I’m a bit of a baby.  The water may look flat, but that’s an illusion. We’re about to head around the corner of an island and into open seas – and I don’t like to get wet.

Farley s Dinghy Ride

Did that last statement surprise you? I’m a dog who lives on a boat, spends hours every day on the beach, and my car is a dinghy. So what am I talking about? Seriously, getting wet annoys me. Kristina knows it. Sometimes she humours me – like in the photo above and holds me tight, but other times, she just says, “Suck it up, buttercup.”

“What does that mean?” I bark.

“You live on the ocean, pup,” she says.

The dinghy bounces and spray hits my face. Then I look my cutest and Kristina gives in, and you can see the results. I get to ride on her lap.

“Suck it up, buttercup,” I bark and make Kristina laugh.

Woof Woof . . .

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2 thoughts on “Farley’s Friday: A Wheaten in a Dinghy

  1. That is a cute pet name, buttercup. Mine is ” pissy britches” It has nothing to do with me going potty it just started out being a cutsie name. ( No one else knows this so don’t tell anyone) Love M.J.

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    1. Ha Ha, Pissy britches is funny. Makes you sound mysterious and sassy. Buttercup comes from Kristina telling her nieces to suck it up buttercup when they where skiing in the cold. Then I got the name somehow and I’m a boy!

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