The Daily Digital Photo
Chronicling the life of Clayton, Spenser and Scooter.

June 15, 2000

With bathing suit season fast approaching, Spenser rests after "going for the burn."

Congratulations to Janiece, the winner of this week's caption contest!


Judging by Phillip & Laurie, commentary by Phillip.

This week's runner-up was Kathleen for:
    You too can be a buff beagle!!!! Operators are standing by - call now!!!

This week's recurring themes were:

At the Gym:

  • No Pain, No Gain [ MaryAnn Michaels ]
  • It takes a lot of *work* to look *this* good. [ Meg Az. ]
  • I'm trying to build up my muscles to impress the girl-beagles! [ Tam Syron ]
  • Exercise then nap! [ VERONICA ]
  • After working out i liketo have my picture taken to show my strenth [ dana ]
  • Anabolic steroids are not really an issue for beagles...yet [ Dave Dwyer ]
  • Didn't eat my Wheaties this morning [ Pam ]
  • That's the last time that Rottie kicks sand in MY face. [ Joan Dwyer ]
  • Just Do It [ Phillip ]
  • Up at the crack of noon, pumpin' some iron..... [ John Syron ]
  • I think the weight lifting is definitely doing something for my stomach...Don't you? [ Ash ]
  • The Price of Looking Beautiful is not easy [ Barbara L ]
  • Couch potato vs. lean mean beagle speedo wearing machine........ [ kellie lightcap ]
  • I can still get the girls...I have a great personality! [ Carol and Lynn ]
  • Daddy left these out so mommy would think he exercised [ Phillip ]

At the gym with an attitude:

  • You have GOT to be kidding! [ Melissa Meyerhofer ]
  • YOU DROP and give ME twenty!!! [ beaglefrog ]
  • You think I'm going to pick these up! Look what it did to him! [ N. Gray ]
  • And you do WHAT with these? [ Pam ]
  • I will NOT train for the Iditarod, and that's final! [ Karen Madden ]
  • You want me to do what with these???? [ Hobbes ]
  • Thanks, but big biceps just aren't real important to me.. [ Janis Detloff ]
  • "Dumbbell? Are You talking to me?" [ jrwill@bellatlantic.net ]
  • My turn, I don't think so. [ ]
  • I warn you, not a word, not one word... [ Sandy G ]
  • You expect me to lift these how? [ Cara ]
  • Me...obedience training? Know any other good ones? [ Karen Spivey ]
  • And your point is .....? [ Janis Detloff ]
  • Oh, like I need to work out. [ Janis Detloff ]
  • You've got to be kidding! [ Donna Philp ]
  • I'm not touching these -- look what they did to my brother!!! [ Martha Kobliska ]
  • You think this is so easy, you lift them! [ Barbara L. ]
  • Who cares what Richard Simmons or Jane Fonda does! [ Barbara L. ]
  • You expect me to do WHAT with these? [ Moose and Julia ]
  • There aren't enough treats in the WORLD!!!! [ Cindy ]
  • How much do these weigh each? [ Lisa ]

At the gym and ready to gooooooooooooo!!!!

  • Beagles. We're here to pump (clap) you up. [ John Syron ]
  • I'm here to PUMP YOU UP! [ Drew Sarver ]

At the gym with your tail down:

  • What, you don't like my love handles? [ Kathy K. ]
  • Can I trade these in for 3 lbs. [ Barbara L ]
  • are you saying i'm flabby? [ kary ]
  • Why do I even bother working out if she doesn't even notice!? [ Kim Lichtenberg ]
  • Don't think I'll try these - looks like they killed the other guy! [ Meg R. ]

Sibling rivalry:

  • I work out he sleeps and guess who has to diet? [ Phillip ]
  • He snoozes, I'm supposed to work out ! Mom always did like him best. [ Pat Coffey ]
  • "He gets to sleep while I do all the work!" [ Sandy ]

The inevitable food angle:

  • Take my advice: Do NOT chew these! [ Tam Syron ]
  • While my brother's sleeping, I've exchanged the nylas for these! [ Tam Syron ]
  • These don't look like Milk Bones to me! [ Lisa & Spot ]
  • These are the weirdest dog biscuits I've ever seen! [ Laurie C. ]
  • Hey, These aren'y Nyla Bones [ Michael Romano ]
  • Are you SURE these are treats? [ Becky ]
  • These are not rawhides! [ Janis Detloff (but it was Martin Detloff's idea!) ]

The beagle point of view:

  • Decisions, decisions! Wonder if I can fit *both* in my mouth?? [ Elizabeth K. ]

The human point of view:

  • This is going to be a real challenge without opposable thumbs. [ Cathy Sherwood ]
  • I'm too sexy for my collar [ Phillip ]