Mama Diaries

Friday, April 18, 2014

Perfect Sandwich

"Mama," my nine-year-old son said.  "I'm going to make a perfect sandwich."

Good, I thought, Because now I'll have something to write about for the letter "p" in the A-Z challenge!  "Okay, Bubba.  Go for it."

He got out the bread.  And the lunch meat.  And the mayonnaise.  And the onions.  About ten minutes later, he had the perfect sandwich.

"Look, Mama," he said, bringing the sandwich into the room where I was working. "Do you like it?"  No sooner had he said that, then the plate slipped out of his hands.  His perfect sandwich lay strewn about on the floor.

He didn't have much time to worry about it though, because a second later, our 100 pound German Shepherd, Schultz, came over and ate the perfect sandwich.  (He obviously doesn't care about the five-second rule!)

Bubba looked at me with his mouth open.

"Well, Bubba," I said, "The good news is, your sandwich was indeed perfect, because Schultz gobbled it all up and didn't leave a single crumb!"    

41 comments:

  1. Sorry about his sandwich. Dogs make the best vacuum cleaners, don't they?

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  2. Ah the dog ate it ... of course! :)

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  3. This is great. I love how you the letter "P" topic fell on your lap. Yay for dogs!

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  4. Well at least Schultz got to enjoy it LOL.

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  5. Oh well at least it didn't get wasted with a canine hoover to clean up the mess.

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    1. Bubba had to go make himself another perfect sandwich.

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  7. So sad that your son dropped his perfect sandwich which your dog ate perfectly well without leaving a crumb.

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    1. Schultz was a perfect vacuum cleaner.

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  8. The Perfect Sandwich...always to live on in legend.

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  9. Thank goodness for Bubba! And lucky, lucky Schultz :)

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  10. Hah! Onions? Really? Okay...if you like that sort of thing. ;)

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    1. My son has a thing with onions. His most interesting concoction is an onion, ketchup, peanut mix.

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  11. Dogs are vacuum cleaners. Though I don't know how true this is, but I heard from our old vet that onions were poison to dogs. But I never did any research on it. That she said, and garlic and grapes.

    Our last dog LOVED grapes and we never had a problem.

    Anyway, congrats on doing all these A/Z posts. Are you having a fun go of it?

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    1. Schultz seemed to do okay. The only things I've heard are not good for dogs are chocolate and corn.

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    2. I dunno, that's just what she said. Actually, they had a list at the vet of things unsafe for pups. Though again, never any problems with grapes for the other pup.

      Though after this post I did a quick google and found onions, garlic, grapes, chocolate and then some that were safe. The worst for our big dog is black walnuts - which we have in our yard. Terrible sick, she got.

      And the worst so far for the little dog has been stink bugs. Has Schultz gotten a hold of one of those yet? Our little dog did. The only good thing I can say about that is it started and finished quick.

      Oy.

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  12. And Shultz is a perfect dog. You're very lucky to have that perfect sandwich maker and the perfect sandwich cleaner upper.

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  13. How sweet of your son. It might not always seem like it, but you have a very interesting life...or should i say your kids keep your life interesting. You are a very lucky woman.

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    1. I am lucky! I have a wonderful family!

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  14. No mess for him to clean up!
    My son would put his plate on the floor and let our do eat out of it if I would let him. I don't let him make it a habit, the dog needs to lose some weight.

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    1. I bet your dog sits right next to your son every time he eats!

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  15. I bet you got two thumbs up (or paws up) from Schultz about the perfect sandwich.

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  16. Well at least there was no cleaning needed

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  17. haha not sure I'd take Schultz's word for it, as crap is a delicacy too

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    1. Yes, from a dog who eats poo, this is true!

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  18. Our Golden Retriever ate a whole loaf of bread the other day...and we don't even have kids in the house anymore...lol. I think it floated from the table to the floor for her though..she looked so innocent when we found the wrapper.

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    1. My dog just ate a whole tub of butter. We needed to get our two animals together to have them do it properly!

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  19. Good save! My daughter recently dropped a precious glass keepsake on our tile floor--smash. She managed not to burst into tears and we did glue it back together.

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    1. That was probably quite a job to glue it back together!

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    1. Yep. But life went on for both. No permanent damage.

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