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Thursday, January 21, 2010

It's all under control

  Since mom works at home, she's kinda the Mrs. Kravitz of the neighborhood. Mostly she calls the Coast Guard if some poor sap can't get back to the dock in their kayak or rounds up the neighbors dogs that sneak out of their yard. Boring stuff.

But yesterday, while sitting at the command center she couldn't help but notice our neighbors tree was being blown onto the power lines. (We're having some nasty weather here) It was hard not to notice since the lines were arching and sparking all over the place. The scary thing is it wouldn't stop arching and we were all getting really spooked! So she asked me what we should do and of course I said, call for helps mom!!
 
Don't worry mom, you go back to work and I'll keep an eye on things.

I was busy! But mom didn't seem to mind having the fireman parked in front of the house all day....

Chief Gunther

18 comments:

Pug(s) and Bugg said...

Wow you guys have quite the view! Good job making sure your neighborhood stays SAFE!

BRUTUS said...

You just need a fireman's hat, Gunther!! Nice perch - I'd sit there too if I had that view (that is if I could ever take my eyes off Stella...)

Snorts-
Brutus the Frenchie

Priscilla said...

ditto! I didn't realize you were so close to the beach. How lovely!

I think you're being hit by the same system as us. Yuk! Although I think you catch a bit more rain than we do but seriously! Is this wild or what?

My word verification: undes bol

Stubby said...

Hi Gunther! You're just earning your keep! It's your job to make sure everyone is safe and that everything runs smoothly. I think extra treats are in order for doing such a fine job.

You have a most excellent view from your house. You are one lucky puggie!

Stubby xoxo

Twinkietinydog said...

Gunther, I think your story of rescue should make the evening news. Way to save many lives. I wish you lived in my hood. I'd sleep better at night.
Twink!

agent99 said...

Great perch, great view. Keep up the good works, the neighborhodd is depending on you!

Love
Gen & the Foo

Ms. ~K said...

Sweet Gunther,
I don't know how Mom gets any work done w/ that beautiful view beckoning! I do believe I'm a West Coast girl at heart!

Good to know you were
"on top" of the situation and the chair!
Hugs and belly rubs to all!
Kit

Benny and Lily said...

Good job Chief Gunther. Why she called the fire engines I don't know since she has you.
Benny & Lily

Debbie said...

Admiring the view. What a watchdog!!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

You have a birds eye view of the whole world!
Let me know if there is anything I need to know about up here in Oregon!
love
tweedles

Stella, Gunther & Betty said...

We never take for granted how lucky we are to live here, I promise. Pretty much anywhere you live in Morro Bay, you'll have a view because the hills gently rise up above the water.

When we first moved into our house, Gunther would spend HOURS watching the sail boats drift by. They totally fascinated him. Now he just watches people and their dogs walk by. Some people we don't even know walk by and give a shout out to Gunther because he's always in the window.

Shannon

Puglette said...

good job, gunther!! those sparking power lines are scary. we drove up on one in hawaii, it jumped up right next to our car when hubby pulled over to see what was happening. i yelped! the whole town was out of power when we arrived. good thing you did see it! saved your neighbors home!
hugs,
puglette
:o)

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Good job Gunther!! The family is safe with you on watch!!!
We hear you are having some really BAD weather!!! Hope all gos well!!
Belly rubs for the pups, Bambi & Fern

Melissa and Emmitt said...

great job!

you all saved the neighborhood!

what a beautiful view!!!

Twinkietinydog said...

I'm baaack, because I was provoked! Dear Stella, I took your comment to heart. I googled you and I can be there in 3 hours and 48 minutes. I'm in the process of packing. I hope you were serious about your invitation. Give Gunther the good news, if he hasn't left his post yet.
Twink!

Stella, Gunther & Betty said...

We're serious Twink! Ger your tiny hiney up here!

Nevis said...

Did someone say burly fireman around the house all day? YUM!

Mango said...

What great entertainment for sure.

Slobbers,
Mango