14 April 2011

L is for

Today's word is happy, which in Cornish is Lowen and the welsh equivalent is dedwydd.

In usage this would be

    ass yw dydh lowen = what a happy day it is!

Today in Cornwall, it is a happy day despite the rain and inclement weather. We have had the first rain in over a week and the garden will appreciate it even if we do not.

Jasper is settling in well and appears to be happy here at Tre Agan. He is learning that wait means sit at the side of a road before crossing it, that taking food from our fingers is given with the nicely command or the treat is held back from him.

More importantly he is learning that digging in the garden is not going to make me lowen, nor is chewing anything which is hard and plastic looking.

He desparately wants to please, and competes with Murphy over bringing something to you but this leaves the paper wet and slighly chewed. Ah well, the joys of being a dog owner are outwitting your dogs before they do the damage.


Eliza said...

Oh what a lovely picture of the boys :-) I'm very LOWEN to see it ;-)

Kath said...

I think you will be hard pressed to outwit those 2, they look very intelligent :-D
Lurchers, on the other hand, are easily fooled, they are bred for speed and not for brains LOL

Murphyfish said...

Lovely pair of dogs you have there, Have to disagree with Kath's comment upon Lurcher's (well one anyway) My Willow has the brains but they're overridden by stubboness and by being plain pig headed ;o) oh but she is fast.

Manzanita said...

What shiny coat your dogs have. They look blue black. I'm noticing dogs coats as I had my Cody's hair all cut back and she looks like a pup.
Happy L Day

e.a.s. demers said...

Oh what a beautiful pair! And, I'm sure that pleasing you and receiving their earned treats must make them quite Lowen :-)

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