The leaf story

by Jessie K on November 18, 2012

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Janelle November 18, 2012 at 10:53 pm

Love it! Great story!
Thanks for sharing!

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Lois November 18, 2012 at 11:23 pm

That is the highlight of the end of autumn. I would let the kids play in the leaves as long as they promised to leave a mess so I could rake. Raking is my favorite outdoor chore.

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Jessie K November 19, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Well, in that case, maybe I can persuade you to come over and rake ours? ;-)

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Melanie November 19, 2012 at 1:38 am

Awesome! That dog totally looks like she’s smiling.

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Jessie K November 19, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Oh she is, for sure.

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deb November 19, 2012 at 8:09 am

How cute is that….sweet!

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Sheila November 19, 2012 at 11:45 am

What a beautiful way to start my week! That was beautiful — thank you!!!!!

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Leah November 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm

I’m sorry but I must ask this. When asked what breed Solha is, do you say Afgan Hound? Being new to leaves she looked a little wary until June joined her, then she smiled. She has learned so many new exciting things since she found Jake and was adopted.

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Jessie K November 19, 2012 at 1:59 pm

Make no mistake: Solha wanted no part of the leaf adventure, but Jake — a.k.a. Cesar Milan of the south — made her do it, admonishing her with vocal cues when she tried to flee. We don’t really know what her breed is, but a blog reader once pointed out that she looks at least part Akbash, a livestock guarding dog known for its independence/intellect.

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Wendy November 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm

And how many ticks did you pull off them? :) They are SO bad up here! They both look SO happy!

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Jessie K November 19, 2012 at 1:59 pm

I didn’t even think to check for ticks.

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Bob F November 19, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Who had the most fun? June? Shola? Jake? or Jessie taking the pictures? What a great way to spend a sunny afternoon!! The picture of June in the leaves is precious (Number 5) – along with the one of her looking into the pumpkin. The two together would make a lovely display Jessie.

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Jessie K November 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Ha, ha, I think June had the most fun, by far. Solha: Not so much.

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Peg November 19, 2012 at 2:24 pm

Absolutely loved this, thanks for sharing!

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Kathryn November 19, 2012 at 7:02 pm

These are AMAZING!! Love, love, love!

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Susan November 19, 2012 at 7:44 pm

You just wrote you first graphic mini novel! Seriously it’d make a cute kids book, not to mention that it’s totally adorable and just about made me tear up. Thanks for sharing!

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Jessie K November 20, 2012 at 10:19 am

My pleasure, Susan!

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Laura Scott November 19, 2012 at 8:33 pm

Best. Story. Ever. Our friends here in Portland have an Akbash – beautiful dog, but he’s huge! Practically a small pony.

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Brenda November 19, 2012 at 11:47 pm

I didn’t even notice it was June until her 4th picture…. knew Solha’s true feelings by his 4th, LOL. Great pictures!

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