Why I Smell Like Ben Franklin

I know, I know. It’s hard to see me in this picture. But it’s important that you see part of the jungle in my backyard kingdom. See, there are lots of places for bugs to hide in my yard. They have a big time flying around and biting my peeps in the back of the neck while They do yard work. While I’m snoopervising.

It’s also important that you see how alone I am. No peep sitting next to me. No Sniglet sniffing my butt or biting off my eyebrow.

It’s because I smell so bad strong.

Y’all remember that I was looking for some natural flea stuff the other week. Some people talked about peppermint oil, so She went out to find some. She came back with this spray stuff. And now I smell like Ben Franklin. (The craft store that now goes by the name “A.C. Moore.”) A really strong Ben Franklin. Really. Strong.

Do y’all have Ben Franklin stores where y’all live?  Those stores smell. Like a hodgepodge of potpourri and holiday candles. Cinnamon. Clove. And more cinnamon. If a little is good, then a lot must be better. More cinnamon please! NOT.

That’s what I smell like. The spray stuff She bought has peppermint oil, lemongrass oil, clove oil, cinnamon oil and thyme oil. They’ve even stuffed some vanilla in that bottle.

I thought I would pass out. We’ll see if this stuff works. If I don’t pass out first.

What You Learned Today:

  • There are things you can use to keep fleas and ticks away that aren’t chemically based.
  • It’s better for you if you use natural things. Instead of chemicals. Even though I have to use a chemical to keep the whipworms and heartworms away. Better chemicals than worms.
  • We’ll see.
  • OH….and hop on over to Dougall’s blog to see what he’s up to. He’s now on my blogroll. Welcome to Blogville Dougall!

About The Scottie Chronicles

Winston welcomes you to The Scottie Chronicles - a blog that began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. Stuart passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty cancer that took him far too early. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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19 Responses to Why I Smell Like Ben Franklin

  1. Momma and I thought you were talking about Ben Franklin the inventor and were wondering how he smelled. My guess was like ozone, since he got hit by lighting with his kite!

  2. Oh, yah, know the smell…MSD’s fave Ben Franklin is in Grand Marais, MN, on the North Shore of Lake Superior. You could smell worse…heard some stories in Door County of a skunk and Scottie encounter!

  3. Kyla says:

    We don’t have any Ben Franklins here. I’m still looking for a store that smells like week-old dead rabbit. C’mon peeps, I’ll let you have that idea for free. You’ll make a million. I’ll even give you a name-Buggy Bunny. I want a Buggy Bunny in my neighborhood. It’s an idea whose time has come. Even Kenzie agrees.

  4. Sarge says:

    Hey Stuart!
    Wow, what a fun territory you have! Love the bench and little pond. I thought maybe you had rolled around in a big pile of money! BOL. My mom used to have a Ben Franklin store in her hometown. Well, I hope the smell works to keep the pesky critters away!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  5. Lee says:

    Oh I don’t know about having all those smells together Stuart, Sounds dangerous to me, like placing an incense stick in your butt and lighting it. Did I just say that!! I am sticking to the old slogan a little dab will do ya.
    Sweet William The Scot

  6. edgar says:

    wowzers, stu…my mum’s good friend works at a ben franklin. but at first i thought you meant the inventor…did you know that he pretty much invented the postal system and my grandpeep was a mailman??

    edgar and his mum

  7. Alyssa says:

    I feel for you Stuart. Having to walk around smelling like a craft store and all. However, your peeps must be enjoying this wonderful smell. Plus, think of the advantages… you can, um, fart all you want and maybe nobody will notice?!
    Alyssa, Mr. Fox & Scruffy
    ps: I just noticed that we are on your blogroll too – aw… thanks so much! Going to visit Dougall now.

  8. Dougall says:

    I think you must smell better than me at the moment… My human was giving me a cuddle this morning and said I smelled a bit like poo… :/ I hope that doesn’t mean its b.a.t.h. time…

  9. Daisy says:

    You need to find something to roll in, mate!!! Or jump into that pond. Smellin’ like a craft store is the pits.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  10. Jazzi says:

    Oh Stuart, I thought you meant the inventor too and thought, gee how does he smell BOL
    That all sounds like too much. Doesnt she know the less is more theory?? bol

    wags
    jazzi

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