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The Dog (and the Lady) Sing the Blues

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Thanks to fellow blogger Susan Schechter for letting me know that John McManamy and I have a little competition in our Bipolar Singing Blogger Smackdown. But this time we are up against a four-legger. No fair!



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Gianna

posted February 4, 2009 at 2:20 pm


thank you Therese…you gave me a good chuckle…
by the way I saw your video about the tragedy that happened recently. It showed up on my facebook page due to a mutual friend having commented on it. I was deeply moved and to tears in fact…I wanted to say something to you but we’d never corresponded before.
I accepted your prayer, in any case, that we all be held in the hand’s of god.
peace to you.



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John McManamy

posted February 4, 2009 at 5:03 pm


Whoa! This is serious competition. Gianna and her canine homey are smokin’ us in this smackdown. Way I see it, Therese, our only hope is to combine forces. For round three, we need to do a video together. You bring your operatic voice, I’ll bring my attitude – it’s our only hope.



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susan

posted February 4, 2009 at 5:44 pm


With all due respect, the only way you can beat Gianna and Pippin is have Rocky and Bullwinkle sing like the Meow Mix commercial, with McMan and Therese singing background.
Just to let you know, I am working with isight to get Holly, my cat sing.



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Therese Borchard

posted February 4, 2009 at 5:53 pm


Very funny, Susan!! Now that would be something! t



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Nancy

posted February 4, 2009 at 6:45 pm


Wow, my dog who was sitting right next to the computer went crazy when the dog started howling. He notices when there is a commercial with a dog making noises, barking, etc. But I was still surprized that he was trying to find “another dog” in my monitor. Thanks for the funny.



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John McManamy

posted February 4, 2009 at 7:25 pm


Hi, Susan. I’m busy constructing a “cat xylophone” with the tails within easy reach. No, Bullwinkle, I was just kidding. Please don’t leave. What? Rocky’s already gone? Waaa!



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susan

posted February 4, 2009 at 11:17 pm


Hey John, Holly is going to be 9 on Sunday. She sure doesn’t look it!
She says meow to your kittens. A kitten xylophone sounds like it would work, but what would you use for a mallet? A doggie?



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John McManamy

posted February 5, 2009 at 5:54 pm


Hi, Susan. I was going to pull their tails, but I’m interpreting the claw scratches on my hands and arms as a decisive veto from the little furballs. :)



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blanche

posted February 6, 2009 at 9:16 am


Pippin is adorable. Reminds me of our dog, the late “Sparkie” who would speak, but then speak “The Gettysburg Address”. Thanks Susan, you made me smile today. :) blanche



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