Monday, June 30, 2008

rainy day delicacy 雨の日のごちそう

it rained so much this month. i don't like walking in the rain so much. sometimes i just refuse to walk when it is raining hard. i make a big effort to hold my pee or poop in that occasion. but there is one good thing about rainy days. that is...

snails! snails are not technically escargot, but they are the same for me. they are so strange looking. they are so slow and sticky. their shell is a good source of calcium. after the rain, a lot of snails just come out from somewhere and hang out outside, so i go eat them. they usually don't know why i am sniffing them, so they don't even try to escape. if i can get some garlic and butter, they will be even better. yum!

.... don't worry, i'm kidding! i never ate snails. my parents usually catch me trying to eat them. i wonder what they taste like....

chubu walked: 6 times
chubu peed: 7 times
chubu pooped: 2 times





Saturday, June 28, 2008

my natural heat control ぼくのクールビズ

so hot. it's 90 degrees out. i can't go outside so much when it's this hot because my smooooosh face can't cool the air down so well. so i am shedding a lot lately. i think i am losing my baby coat every day. my mom did so many loads of laundry today and i helped her folding all the clothes. you can tell which clothes i slept on because you can see my short soft hair on them. helping her always feels good.

my belly is getting bald and that area looks like a piglet belly. it's kind of pink to make it look even more pig-ish. my dad had a dream about me being totally bald the other day. i wonder what it feels like to have no hair. can you imagine?

chubu walked: 6 times
chubu peed: 8 times
chubu pooped: 3 times




Wednesday, June 25, 2008

pee like a man 大人なオシッコ

today is a memorable day. i peed like a man in soho! i came to my mom's work today, and when we walked at lunch time, i peed with my leg up. woohoo! i heard my mom saying "oh no" but i think she meant "oh yes!" i don't know why i thought of peeing with my leg up, but it just came naturally.

however (however! what a matured word!), while peeing with my leg up, i got so tired. so i had to go back to my regular style of peeing. i think i had too much water. that pee went on and on, and i made a biggest pee puddle ever. that felt so good. i feel so accomplished today.

chubu walked: 5 times
chub peed: 1.5 liter
chubu pooped: 500g




Tuesday, June 24, 2008

give me some kisses チュウブにちゅーして

whenever my mom holds me, she kisses me on my cheek. she says my cheek is the best part. my cheek is so soft and a bit loose, and my lips make me look like i'm always smiling. so she kisses me a lot. i feel very loved.

when i first came to my parents' house, i didn't like being held. but eventually, i got comfortable in their arms. and i know they hold me because they love me. sometimes after pooping, they forget to wipe my butt and that leaves some poop mark on their shirt, but they still love me (I think).

chubu walked: 10 times (is this the worst record?)
chubu peed: 10 times (once at home. bad boy)
chubu pooped: 3 times (once at home. very bad boy)




Monday, June 23, 2008

let's go hiking ハイキングに行こう

i am going to write about my hiking experience in conneticut. from the side of the french bulldog bridge, we went down to the river. it was pretty steep mountain road, but there is nothing to afraid. i am a brave boy! i went down all the way with my dad and found some very cool rocks. the rocks have so many deep holes. i wonder if there are any creatures who live down in the holes. my goldfish siblings might enjoy living there.

when i was photoshooting with my dad, my mom finally caught up with us. but she didn't come all the way to the rocks. i think she was a bit scared. i watched her so she doesn't fall or anything. yes, i am a very good boy and i am a good hiker. i am also good at finding food anywhere. so i will be your good hiking partner.

chubu hiked: 0.5 mile
chubu peed: 7 times
chubu pooped: 4 times




Sunday, June 22, 2008

bridge over chubu water チュウブ川にかかる橋

today, i went to kent, conneticut with my parents. i will tell you why we went there later. i want to write about my bridge that i found there. the name of the bridge is "bulls bridge" - this is translated to "french bulldogs bridge" in my mind. so we did some photoshoot. look how cool this covered bridge! i wish my crate was covered with wooden roof like that. maybe my dad can make one for me.

it was a bit hot today, so i really wanted to go swimming. but the water runs so fast there, so i didn't. i'm sure my dad wanted to go in as well. just standing by the water made me feel so nice though. it is a negative ion effect. thanks to this effect, i had so much gas passing in our car. i couldn't stop smiling whenever i farted because it feels so good. i don't know why my parents don't enjoy it. i sometimes just don't understand humans.

chubu walked: all day
chubu peed: 10 times
chubu pooped: 5 times. a bit loose because of the dog run visit. i am very sensitive.



Saturday, June 21, 2008

what happened in the bedroom 寝室事件

what happened in the bedroom the other day was a frightening crime... the crime scene investigater dad know who and how that happened. it started like a normal day. my dad added some dry dog food to my diet because i am a bit thin for a french bulldog. i was so excited to eat my meal. dry food and wet food combination gives interesting texture to my meal. i finished eating, and i was taking an after meal rest. my dad was going to take me out for my poop business soon. the next moment, what my dad found was a scary crime scene.

i pooped all over the bedroom. i don't know what happened. i usually let my parents know what i have to go outside, but this time, i didn't. and i pooped a lot. when my dad ran to the bedroom, the crime was already done. i was very sad. i think i got too excited about the dry food, and my body made too much poop. this is what happened in the bedroom... so scary!

chubu walked: 6 times
chubu peed: 6 times
chubu pooped: 5 times. wow.




Wednesday, June 18, 2008

happy hour ハッピーアワー

happy hour is usually for adult humans to get drinks cheaper. but in my little world, happy hour means a nap time. it is already like summer in ny, so my body require full blown air conditioning. i love laying on the floor where the sun is coming through because i feel the warmth of the sun and cool floor. it is so nice to take a nap in the sunlight.

i nap therefore i am! i highly recommend you to come take a nap with me. i sometimes snore but i guarantee it sounds like a relaxation music.

chubu walked: 6 times
chubu peed: 6 times
chubu pooped: 3 times


『我昼寝せり 故に我なり』ってとこだなもー。みんなもうちに来て一緒に昼寝しよまいかー。ぼくはときどきイビキかくけど、昼寝にぴったりのBGMみたいに聞こえるはずだに!


Monday, June 16, 2008

musical talent 音楽の才能

at my uncle earl's house, i played the piano. did you know that i have some musical talent? i do, i do! piano is my favorite. i stood on my mom's lap and hit the keys. after the great great lunch that uncle earl cooked for us, i played some songs for everyone. do you want to know what songs i played?

"country road" by john denver, "take me out to the ball game", and "dawn valley" by tm network. very nice.

i wish the late basset hound montgomery was there singing to my piano. i never had a chance to meet him, but my mom always says that he was the best basset hound in the world. it is very cool that he could sing. i haven't discovered my singing talent yet, but maybe i should try. when i visit uncle earl next time, i will sing for him. thank you uncle earl for the wonderful afternoon.

chubu walked: 8 times
chubu peed: 8 times
chubu pooped: so many times due to the brown rice experiment


映画『耳をすませば』から『カントリーロード』、メジャーリーグ中継でおなじみの『野球に連れてって』、TM NETWORKの『dawn valley』うーん、いい曲ばっかりだなもー。



Sunday, June 15, 2008

father's day adventure 父の日の冒険

hello everyone! i am playing hide & seek. can you find me?

i was visiting my grand parents for father's day. it was such a hot day. but i just had to run around the field.i was with my 3 siblings. they are much taller than me. the tall grass gives me a big advantage when we play hide & seek. you can guess where i am from the grass moving.

after the play time, i patrolled the field with my grandpa. what i was looking for were bunnies and deers. i heard that lenni caught a baby deer the other day, so i really wanted to get one, too. yes, i am very competitive. also i wanted to give a present for my dad. i think my dad would love a baby bunny or a baby deer. look how serious i am. well, today, i didn't catch anything, so i couldn't give anything to him. instead, i did a lot of poop work. i hope that made him happy.

chubu walked: all day
chubu peed: a lot
chubu pooped: infinity!





Tuesday, June 10, 2008

king of the dessert デザートの王様

i am still a baby, so i need more desserts. today's photos show my face with some yogurt on my nose. i love yogurt. i think yogurt is the king of the dessert in my little world. (i don't know what the queen of the dessert yet. i have to taste a lot of other dessert very carefully to determine.) my dad is trying to teach me how to eat from a spoon, but i can't wait that long to eat my yogurt. but, thanks to my licking, i can clean the spoon so nicely that you don't have to wash it!

chubu walked: 5 times
chubu peed: 6 times
chubu pooped: 2 times



Monday, June 9, 2008

first summer 初めての夏

this is my first summer because i am only 9 months old. i didn't know what summer was, but now i know what it is. it is so hot! it is not only hot, but it's also humid. not a very good combo for a french bulldog. so, i am trying out a lot of device that my mom bought in japan to keep me cool. but nothing works like water.

there is a water fountain in a park nearby. so my dad took me there today during our walk. it was so hot that i felt like i was being cooked in the oven. i was a bit surprised at the spraying water at first, but the fountain was very fun. my dad and i got sprayed so much by the time my mom came home. my dad and i are such boys. we have our special boy bonding.

chubu walked: 6 times
chubu peed: 6 times
chubu pooped: 3 times




Sunday, June 8, 2008

beach house experience 別荘体験

my parents' friend invited us to go to her mom's beach house in long island. we drove there saturday morning. it became one of the hottest days of the year. so it was ncie to leave the hot hot nyc. the beach house was so nice, and i had an adventurous weekend.

the beach house has a swimming pool, so when i was outside, i had to wear a life jacket in case i jump in the pool. i actually liked wearing the life jacket. i think orange looks very good on me. another good thing about this jacket is that there is a handle on the back, so whenever i was in trouble, my dad could pick me up with the handle and carry me like a frog-face bag. the temperature went up and up, so i decided to enjoy swimming.

i was a bit scared of being in a water first, but i am a brave boy. i ended up jumping in the pool chasing a football. look how cool i look on the floating bed. it was so nice being in the water on such hot day. if i had an ice cream type treat, that would have been even better. i should put that in my wish list for the next weekend getaway.

chubu walked: all day in a yard and in the water
chubu peed: a lot
chubu pooped: 3 times


別荘にはプールがあって、ぼくが万が一飛び込んだりしたときのために、ぼくは外におるときはずっと救命胴衣をつけとったんだに。 オレンジ色はぼくにでらよく似合うと思うなも。しかも着心地もけっこう良かったに。それに、この救命胴衣の背中の部分には取っ手がついとって、ぼくがいたずらしとったりすると、派手な色だからすぐに見つかって、取っ手をつかんで持ち上げられてまうっちゅー特典までもれなく着いてきたぎゃー。気温はどんどん上がって、ぼくもちょっと泳いでみるかーと思って準備体操したんだに。



Wednesday, June 4, 2008

follow me in brooklyn ぼくについてこいブルックリン

i will introduce my brooklyn today. my brooklyn is a quiet residential area with about 5 or 6 pet stores. every pet store has some treats for visiting dogs. so i have to stop by those stores often.also there are a lot of churches. but half of the churches are now condos. i wonder what it feels like to live in a church condo.

i usually go to bathroom around trees. i like soft ground on my little paws. this is one of the nicest short fence around a tree. it is a shape of brooklyn bridge. so i stopped by for the photoshoot.

i have some trees that i like more than other trees. i like trees that i can find smorges in. some trees around here have strange mushrooms, so i have to be careful not to eat them.

my brooklyn is a nice place. but i will love any place as long as i live with/am spoiled by my mom and dad.

chubu walked: 6 times
chubu peed: 6 times
chubu pooped: 2 times






where i belong ぼくの居場所

ahhhh, so happy. i am taking a nap in my mom's arm. i love this position so much because she keeps rubbing my chin until i fall asleep. i also love to feel like a baby. yes, i am still a baby. that's why i woke up at 4:30 this morning, jumped off the bed, and threw up. mom and dad woke up to see what happened to me, and they found that i threw up something strange... it was maybe a plastic or rubber piece. i knew i couldn't digest that when i found it on the street, but i really wanted to try to eat it. so, for 2 days in a row, my parents had to wake up really early. sorry mom and dad. i'm still a baby!

chubu walked: 5 times
chubu peed: 5 times including 1 accident
chubu pooped: 3 times



Monday, June 2, 2008

camp chubu キャンプ

it's been a while since i updated my blog last time... i went for a camp at my grandparents' house because my parents went to puerto rico for their friends' wedding. they said that they didn't take me because it was really hot there. so i got to spend some time with my grand parents and my weim siblings.

i loved the camp at grand parents! it was so nice and fun. i played with my brother lenni so much. even though he is older than me and know more tricks, i think i'm in charge. so when lenni was scolded by grandmom, i went to "take care of it." i just wanted to tell lenni that i knew he was in trouble.

because i am a city dog, i stay up late. all of my siblings went to sleep before me when i was still playing. but by yesterday, i was fully adjusted to their schedule. so i woke my mom up to take me out at 5:30am this morning. i love waking up early now! thank you for taking care of me grand mom and grand papi!

chubu walked: 5 times
chubu peed: 3 times
chubu pooped: 6 times! so much poop in my little body!