24 thoughts on “Your new issue of Taluprah is here

  1. Lallulah is such an enterprising doggie. She no want big hair go work. She want big hair spoon wit’ her in mornin’ bed. She take matters in own paws. Start magazinie, make money, big hair stay home wit’ Lallulah.
    Poo on mean Marvin , not letting Lallulah have new creature to torment …oh, oh Lallulah mean to play wit’. Lallulah lub hab new playpuppy. Carp on Marvin we say again…we make dough wit’ dis ding and dang (dat’s what big hair say) magazinie deal ….WE be able get playpuppy on our ownnesses. Big hair must proofreadie this magazinie tho…Lallulah not so good wit’ her Englishes. If want subby scribey to magazinie thingy must let big hair know. ( Lallulah know big hair not big hair any more for now…..but it hard to teach ol’doggie new tricks . I hear dat sayin’ somewheres. Too, ol’ habits die hard. I hear a Bruce Williess moving pittchur title der somewheres. Anyhoos you peoples out der subbyscribey …Lallulah come to yours houses and pick a rawhide witcha.
    Yurs true and lee ,
    Lub, Lallulah Blueberry Garden
    P.S. (paw script)
    Hope somes you has doze berry bushes that Lallulah like roll in…Lu like to have color hair too. Lu like to fit in wit’ ‘uman peoples.

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  2. I read your blog all the time but rarely comment. My only explanation for this is that I am a terrible and lazy person. However, Miss Lu’s sweetums wittle facey is enough to make even me jump in from Google Reader to comment. I heart her. I want to snuggle her face and talk baby talk to her and feed her people food right from the table. Those eyes! I cannot resist. Here, Lu, have my dinner. I wasn’t going to finish it anyway…

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  3. Yea for Taluprah!
    Poo on silly Marvin!
    I know I am really late on commenting about Marvin but I was 24 hours at a birth and just now read about his King of the World antics. Hmmpph. I am sorry to say that I am just the type of person that would retaliate to pronouncements like that and go out and get 3 dogs! Oooh, I would be so bad.
    Good thing Marvin is married to you, someone sweet and nice who would never pull crap like that.
    p.s. Shame on Marvin. Did you also tell his own Mama what he did?

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  4. Hmm…I think this is a PR maneauver by Marvin since we’ve all deemed him Master Meanie of the Household.
    ADORABLE baby Talu!
    Peeing Space. Dying!
    Dr. Fifi: Digging and Barking: How’s that Working For You? Healing Old “Bad Dog!” Wounds; Conquer Cat Chasing Forever
    Marfa Bark: Manifest Your Perfect Chew Toy

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  5. June, when is the Breakfast with Buddha book club meeting?
    Me and my Kindle will be here all ready to go!
    Oh, and did you see that Kindle DX will now come in graphite, a gorgeous new color, instead of just plain white? Maybe now that Marvin got himself a Kindle for your birthday, you can get you the newer, fresher Kindle?

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  6. Wait — what’s wrong with “Steadman & I”? Isn’t it basically saying “Steadman & I [are] better than big hair”?
    Or maybe it’s the ampersand that’s the problem? I don’t like ampersands. I think it’s totally ridiculous that there are all those extra letters on the term “ampersand,” when all it had to do was be an “and.” What does “ampers” mean, anyhow?
    Uh, sorry. I’m over-thinking again, huh.
    Okay, I’m going back to lurking now.

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  7. Oh jeez, I’m so going to end up feeling stupid here, I just know it. But okay. You’re a proofreader, right? You’re used to stupid people.
    “Me: Better than Big Hair.” Okay … but … aggh … wouldn’t that be wrong? I grew up thinking the colon in such a case is kind of like an equal sign, like the verb “is.” And I’d think using “me” was sort of wrong, because I’m not trying to be a direct object, I’m trying to be an active agent who is totally outperforming the big hair. I mean, I’d never say “Me is better than big hair.” So, okay, so in these cases it’s like an idiomatic construction or something? But … couldn’t I also say, “I, Siren: Better than Big Hair”?
    Ugh, you know what? I know you’re right, and that the problem is my brain is jamming on the logic. So, please please forget I said anything! See, there’s a reason I lurk instead of leaving comments, hmph.
    P.S. Just for the record, I’d never want to be in a contest against big hair without Steadman.

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  8. Have we ever seen this hated Puggles? I can’t remember…
    Love, love, love puppy Talu!
    I want the Favorite Things issue next.

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  9. I’m disappointed to see that Tallulah has sold out and pandered to the mass perception of beauty. Anyone can tell that she’s obviously had botox (distinct lack of forehead wrinkles) and been airbrushed to look younger.

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  10. Just want to let you know that I voted for you!
    Also, I am reading A Reliable Wife. GAH!!! Have you read The Help? Dayum. I could.not.put.it.down. Loved it!

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  11. Marvin has too much time on his hands. He needs a puppy to occupy him. Make the puppy HIS not YOURS. See if that works. Also, since when is Marvin the boss of you? If you want that puppy, go get it! You shall not be dictated to! I am obsessing over you getting that new dog. I have no idea why.

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