Monday, July 27, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
This is the sign that was just inside the door at the vendors' site:
These are the two most interesting motorcycles they saw while they were outside the vendors' site. Mom bought a ticket for a chance to win the first one. We do not know whether to hope she wins it or hope she does not win! The John Deere motorcycle was in the parade too.
This is a real wolf who visited the Festival from the zoo in Roswell! My Daddy was able to pet him too but he was happy to take this picture of Mom with the wolf. Even though he was very friendly I am glad I did not meet him in person.
These superheroes walked around the whole Festival and in the parade. Spiderman and Batman and the Gremlin were there too but I do not know which planet they are all from.
I think it might have been fun to see the costumed dog contest. I do not know who won because it was so hot that Mom could not stay outside long enough to watch the whole contest.
One of the most important displays at the Festival is The Wall That Heals. It is a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from Washington, D.C., and it was set up right next door to where we live. My Daddy found the name of one of his friends from when they were gymnasts in high school.
It was sprinkling when the fireworks display was scheduled so Mom and my Daddy did not go out to the park to watch it. They were very happy that they could see and hear several fireworks displays right from the driveway at our home. Ruckus and Sushi and Zeke and I were glad the displays were far enough away that they did not bother us inside the house.
If anyone wants to come to the festival next year I think you would enjoy it. Maybe you could even visit us!
Now here is the reason this is Manic Monday ~ Mom is going to New Yuck and other points east for about a squillion years. (What Mom? Oh she says it is just 3 weeks but that sounds like a squillion years to me.) She still has to finish packing and getting ready to leave. I think she might be very busy for almost the whole time she is gone ~ she said she would have to go back to work to rest up from this trip. She will see my Grandpa and Grandma and lots of other relatives and friends and she has some parties and a wedding to go to and she will work at a dog agility trial too. I have told her to make time for naps!
Mom is helping me with this post but it may be a long time before I can post again even though my Daddy will e-mail her some pictures and I will tell her what I want to say when she calls us. I will visit as many of you as I can but I will probably not be able to comment very much without her here to help me type.
I hope you are all having a great summer!
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
I have two wonderful woofies so I decided to sometimes post something special about them on Wednesdays. I will start with Sushi.
Sushi is a Lhasa-Poo ~ part poodle and part Lhasa Apso. When she was 3 months old Mom and my Daddy adopted her from the shelter where she had been left because her people did not want any woofies who were not purebred. We all think those people were really stupid but we are glad because now Sushi lives with us!
I think Sushi might be part kitty. She likes to sit in the window and watch what is happening outside as much as I do. She even jumps on the table sometimes! Sushi likes to sit on the recliner arm (if you look closely at this picture you will see that someone who will not be named has been sharpening
her claws on the chair). She really likes to sleep on the Gizzy quilts and fleece blankets that are on the back of the recliner.
Ruckus and I play THOE* with Sushi almost every day. We can run all the way from one end of the house to the other and up and over the big bed and back and forth until one of us gets dizzy and runs into the wall. We like to wrestle with Sushi and chew on her tail and ears too. We do not snuggle together yet but we think maybe we will someday.
If Sushi hears the words "car" or "ride" or "walk" or "outside" she stops whatever she is doing and runs right to the door. She loves riding with her head out the window even though she is not allowed to do it very often (only when someone is holding her).
There is a lot more I could tell you about my Sushi but I think I will just wait until another WWW. Until then ~ I love you Sushi!
*Thundering Herd of Elephants
Monday, July 6, 2009
Saturday, July 4, 2009
Have a wonderful Independence Day weekend!
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
My Grandpa is home from the VET hospital! He still has to get a shot every day for a while and he has to go back to the VET regularly to have his blood stolen but at least he is home now. Grandma says that he used his riding mower to mow their lawn today and did lots of other things but he was resting when Mom called there.
I think this is how Tippy (my Grandpa's woofie) looked while he was waiting for Grandpa to get home. These are old pictures of Tippy but I do not have any new ones. Maybe Mom will bring some new ones back with with her after she visits Grandma and Grandpa.
Now Tippy is very happy to have both Grandma and Grandpa home with him. He may have to wait just a little bit longer before Grandpa can play ball with him though.
Thank you everyone for your prrrrrrrs and tail wags and purrayers. You are all wonderful! I will print your comments and send them to Grandpa so he can know how many good friends I have. Mom said she will thank each of you personally too.