This is Deputy Digby Pancake. You know, I am diggin’ this Mississippi place so far. I don’t dig spelling it though. Good thing that Girl Person does the typing. Plus, my paws are a bit dirty for that computer thing.
Being a hound dog, my howling is not welcomed in many places. I know, it is shocking to think that. And how can you tell a hound dog not to howl? If you do tell a hound dog not to howl, it will howl anyway. Just letting you know. A howl is love in my opinion. And all my love is just in vain. It’s a terrible thing…you know?
So when I heard that they sing the blues here in Mississippi, I was pretty thrilled about that. I feel like singing the blues! Girl Person told me that the origins of the blues in the Mississippi Delta are as deep, wide, and muddy as the river that gives the area its name. Ahh..so easy to listen to. So much learning in this Mississippi place. So diggin’ this. And maybe Mississippi understands my hound dog howling. I think maybe they do. And I am going to listen to some Mississippi blues for inspiration.
As you can hear, the blues are full of the blues, but they could be made better with some howling in my opinion.
Yeah, you can see my point. Everything is made better with a bit of hound dog howling Digby style. The persons tell me to shush when I howl at other campers. The persons tell me to shush when I howl at squirrels which apparently are in a lot of pants here in Mississippi. If you don’t know what I am talking about, you missed a blog and Sheriff Brickle says You. Are. Arrested. Which makes me want to howl. Which makes me get shushed. And honey, when you get shushed in the south, you better shush. And when you get shushed for howling so much, well, you just gotta sing the blues Mississippi style. And today, I will be singing the blues. All. Day.
Today is our first rescue visit on this Adventure Of A Lifetime again. We are going to be filming with Tired Dog Rescue from Gulfport, Mississippi. I know for sure that their dogs like Frank and Oliver who are 14 years old WERE singing the blues! But now they have a chance thanks to this amazing rescue.
Now, I have one last thing to say. What are YOU singing the blues about today? I know there is something. If it as serious as a problem as my howling issue is to me, I sure feel sorry for you. But I can guarantee that if you sing the blues..Mississippi style, you will sure feel better. And it may not seem so serious.
-Deputy Digby Pancake
A big thanks to our sponsors for this Adventure Of A Lifetime. Do you know what they are doing? Donating some seriously cool products to every rescue on our trip! Stop by their Facebook pages today! Check them out!