“Education is learning what you didn’t know you didn’t know.”
I’m pretty sure Mom doesn’t know what she doesn’t know. That’s probably because she thinks she knows everything. At least that’s how she acts sometimes!
Recently she signed herself up for a webinar called Picture Books in Focus, so I think she’s ready to learn something new. Ugh. Now she’ll REALLY think she knows it all! She says she’s hoping to learn how to focus and structure her stories better. Maya Angelou says, “When you know better you do better.” So, I guess that’s what Mom is after, because who doesn’t want to do better?!
I ALWAYS learn new things. Mostly because I forget what I knew yesterday. I can sit
and come and lie down and roll over.
I can beg
and high five and give my paw and dance.
I also knock down bowling pins
and pyramids of paper cups
and sniff out hidden dental treats when Mom says, “Find it.”
In case I accidentally forget one of my tricks,
Mom practices it with me till I remember.
Two tricks I don’t know and can’t seem to learn are fetch and hide and seek. When Mom hides from me, she stands there quietly like an idiot and I never bother looking for her. I just wait till she gets bored and comes out on her own. When she tells me to fetch something, I usually bring it on the couch and try to hatch it like an egg.
I wonder if there’s a webinar for that!
Some people dance when they’re happy. I dance every day. Move over, Snoopy!
Mom makes me dance for my treats. She thinks it will keep me from getting fat and that it will strengthen my core. Core? Really? If that’s something like “corn” then I’m OK with it. Once I licked a corn cob till Mom’s hands got tired of holding it. So, I dance, whether I’m happy or just feel like a snack.
Feeling happy is always good. Mom feels happy because of her story in Stories for Children E-Magazine this month and her story in Turtle Magazine next month. She is also happy to be keeping up in her 12×12 Challenge, and she’s thinking about starting another challenge called PiBoIdMo in November. That one also scares her a little. I know about being scared. You should see the freak-head-jack-o-lantern that my neighbor puts in the hallway every year. *shiver*
Something else that’s making Mom happy and excited is the Katie Davis Webinar she is ‘attending’ this week. For an hour, she will look at the computer and learn things about writing and submitting and how not to be a one-book-wonder. I am also excited about this Webinar because Mom doesn’t have to go in the car to get there. That means I can stare at her the whole time…
…and not have to watch out the window or “wait quietly like a big girl.”
Both of us are SUPER-happy that our friends at Our Furever Family let me tell a whole entire story about ME on their blog. Yay me! What are you waiting for? Get over there and read about me!