“It was a relief to have Klaus back with them, of course, but the Baudelaire sisters did not feel relieved, not one bit.”
I forgot I drew this when I was re-reading the 4th book like a month ago! The Miserable Mill has always been one of my fave books in the series because I really love the theme of hypnotism and sibling appreciation! They just love and care for one another so much :’)
Do you really think now is the best time for a canoeing trip?
Of course. I know how important it is to you. That's why we constantly mention our plans to go canoeing. Not a day goes by that we don't curse the newest villain for trying to destroy the town because it delays our chance to canoe.
When have we ever talked about canoeing?
This might be our only chance to go off and do this before Gideon regroups and attacks me again.
Was the canoeing trip even my idea?
Let's go make one last memory as mother and son before the forces of evil attack again and the show remembers that I'm the main character.
Oh! This is a plot dodging trip.
Obviously. And it would work a lot better if you played along.
You're still bringing your gun in case Gideon decides to poof in and attack us on the river though, right?
Do you ever imagine yourself in your favorite show and make up your own character and the connection you have with your favorite character and what they would say and do. I don't know might just be me...
Like Violet, like Klaus, and like Sunny, I visit certain graves, and often spend my mornings standing on a brae, staring out at the same sea. It is not the whole story, of course, but it is enough. Under the circumstances, it is the best for which you can hope
She had her first training session today, and is 800% done. Training is hard and kinda scary, even if the trainer does give out hot dogs.
Our dog trainer is awesome. The first thing she did was get Momo used to her…by handing out hot dogs like candy. :D Then, she helped us figure out a few potential solutions to the potty problem: I get up during the day and take her out, put a potty pad by her spot at the end of the hall and block her in, and (maybe) crate her. She’s a puppy mill dog, though. She knows what a crate is, and wants none of that nonsense.
The crate used to belong to Missy. Missy thinks going inside the crate is a super cool trick deserving of ALL the treats.
We spent some time helping Momo go outside, bribing her with really good dog food and (more) hot dogs. At the end of the session, Momo went through the dog door, on her own, without even being called! :D
The trainer trained us a little bit, too. She told us to get a martingale collar (Momo-proof; she can’t slip it off over her head), and to hand-feed the dogs outside so Momo gets that positive association.
She tried to introduce clicker training. Momo was scared of the freaking click noise. (She’s also scared of the sound of the tupperware with the hot dogs opening, helicopters flying overhead, and crinkling grocery bags.) So, we’re using a training word. Whenever Momo does something treat-worthy, we say “Yes!” and give her a treat.
I am so happy.
And I am so mad that someone kept Momo in a cage for three years and screwed her up to the point that she’s scared of every little noise and most everyday events. She could have had three extra years of being a dog and having fun! >_< We can’t change what happened to her, though, so we’ll just do our best and help her enjoy life and fit in with our family now.