Thursday, October 13, 2011

Yellow Ball = Smiles

 Now this is a mighty skinny tree.

 It was standing all alone on this beach today.
I suspect a human stuck into the ground
for some ritual or something.

 My ritual is to catch my ball and hang in the air for as long as possible.

 I run, aim, zero in on, and zap the living day lights out my ball every time.

 How`s that for absolute perfection.

 This new ball has a lot of potential,you know,
it`s indestructablity 
puts a smile on my Dad`s visage.

 Everytime I snap it up....

 he grins with satisfaction,


that he and I have mastered the art of ball catching
and kept a few more dollars in his pocket.

27 comments:

  1. FABULOUS ATHLETIC DEMONSTRATION.....SUPER!!!

    The fun & enjoyment TOTAL!!!!

    Oh, it's already so cold in your wonderful world...? We send you immediately some warm sunrays from Tuscany, cari amici!!!!!!!

    ciao ciao laccaille & elvira

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  2. Sophie, you are a superb ball-catcher. Poetry in motion!

    XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

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  3. Truly indestructible? We'll see!
    m.

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  4. I was wondering if that was a new ball. As usual, the pictures are just beautiful, and so intriguing to see a part of North America that I have never been to. I see Jim is wearing a jacket and hat so the weather is getting chilly. We're still wearing flipflops here!

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  5. Looks like so much fun. we'll have to get out to the park this weekend and play like that.

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  6. Sophie, my dear, you have that down to a science! Great shots!

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  7. Hey Sophie!
    Wow, looks like someone stole that tree's branches! Love the air time and the big spray of sand where you dug in!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

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  8. Oh Sophie! That shot in of you in the air looks just like you are flying! I bet you feel like you are almost flying sometimes...

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  9. Yes, it must cost a fortune to keep you well-stocked with your favourite toy! But I'm sure it's worth every penny.

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  10. Incredible air-time Sophie! That big grin that lives on your Dads' faces, becasue of you deserves bonus treats and beach time.

    (and YAY! I have blogs I am following today!!!)

    Happy, Waggin' Tails, FUREVER!
    Stumpy and me

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  11. We think you have irrepressible grace and chutzpah as you hang in the air to catch the ball:)

    Mocha Barney, Ashley Pumpernickel and Winniechurchill

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  12. I LOVE the way you catch that air, Sophie! Yep, balls are most important and keeping the same one around is always good. At least that's what Mom says....

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  13. Sophie...you really have it made..an indestructible ball..and a beautiful beach. Must be nice.

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  14. Sophie you are awesome....great shots...

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  15. Sophie, we've been trying to teach our puppy, Todd, eye-to-mouth coordination, but so far, he's just not getting it...I think he needs YOU to teach him!

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  16. very impressive ball catching, you totally have it down!

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  17. As always, your photos make me smile. But is any ball REALLY indestructible?

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  18. But tell me how you really feel when you get a mouth full of sand with that striking yellow ball? I spit like a sailor man!

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  19. all your skinny tree needs is a flag on top
    Benny & Lily

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  20. What? No more Mr. Orange? Is this Old Yeller?
    Love that hang time.

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  21. Hi Sophie
    Did the branches all blow off the skinny tree?
    I think you need a Sophie flag, and you could put it on the skinny tree- ta da,, your own flag pole.
    I cannot believe how quick and athletic you are,,, legs and feet going in all directions,, and you get the ball,,, every time
    love
    tweedles

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  22. Wow - all of that golden beach for just you and your dad. Marvellous!

    And lovely photos too.

    As for indestructible balls, you can't beat a Kong.

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  23. Beautiful ball-catching! We love your beach. :)

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  24. Sophie,
    That tree reminds me of survivor....maybe you guys can add a flag - A Sophie flag....or a yellow ball flag!

    You have great athletic ability and still look like a lady!
    Violet

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  25. I like your ritual much better than sticking a dead tree in the sand!

    You do hang in the air, and then you screech to a halt to zap that ball. Great action photos!

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  26. Wow Sophie- cant believe there is a ball out there that you can't beat!! Looks like you are having some serious fun. I'm holding my breath to see how long this one lasts. Poor Mr. Orangie---

    Vicki

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