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Attitude...

Tomorrow LP turns 3 (!!!) and I'll be back with a sappy post all about how he lights up our lives and is so loving and sweet.  Today though, I thought I'd share some photos from the past few years that perhaps I haven't shared before - some that are just plain funny, and some that show a bit more of his feisty side...
When LP was just a few days old Gabby thought he'd be a tasty snack.
Dachshund says "yum!"

At 2 weeks he somewhat resembled a funny little troll.
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At 3 weeks he was very good at letting us know when he was angry.
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He was still good at that at 2 months...
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But had also mastered the "Mom - you're soooo annoying" expression...
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And at 3 months he'd moved on to the "maybe if I close my eyes they'll go away" trick.
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LP at 5 months knew how to shoot evil death rays of disdain from his eyes....
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And kept practicing the look at 5 months.
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At 5 months LP finally started to realize that someone was stinking up the place pretty frequently...
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And at 6 months decided to blame the dog.
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Life as an 8 month old was simply exhausting...
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But things perked up at 11 months when LP discovered Mom and Dad's stash of booze.
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As a 13 month old Little Paul enjoyed his first bites of crab rangoon....
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And at 16 months declared his hatred for hats with pompoms...
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And his love for his Hugh Hefner robe.
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At 17 months he became adept at sticking out his tongue...
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And also at using it to devour ice cream cones.
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At 19 months Little Paul let his goofy side run wild...
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And kept it up at 20 months...
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and 22 months.
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When he was 26 months old, LP discovered the joy of paint smeared on hands and face...
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And the joy of jumping on the couch.
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At 28 months he preferred a wind-swept look...
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Which was somewhat cleaner than the chocolate ice cream covered look he preferred at 32 months,
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Which he alternated with his tried and true paint-covered look.
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At 33 months the goofiness shown through once again...
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And has continued through 34 months...

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Until today...
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No matter the mood though, we always love our stubborn/cranky/silly/goofy/angry/dirty little man...

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