Smokey Lonesome Ollie
Looking as good as possible
Paw Licker Annie
Bless her heart (and horrible-looking paw)
Exhausted from jumping the fence and running away today – so what’s new?
Tennis Ball Obsessed Chelsea and Moi
That Sistah covers an ottoman, doesn’t she?
Well, Amigos, looks like we can’t avoid it – the Holiday Season in the United States is in full swing. Halloween’s in the history books if anybody is still writing histories these days and this week we’re celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday and I have to say this one has sneaked up on me. Yep, just sneaked up on me unawares but not to be one who doesn’t adapt well, The Red Man sends his traditional Happy Thanksgiving wishes to all of our friends in cyberspace.
Looking back I see this is our third Thanksgiving together – can you believe it and I am thankful for all of you old and new Sports Fans who hang in here for our rants and raves. Love ya and really mean it.
In case anyone is interested, Canada also celebrates Thanksgiving but has a different day. It was the second Monday in October and I’m sorry I missed that party but my editor is worthless. The old woman Slow is supposed to keep up with things like International Holidays but clearly missed the boat. Oh, yeah…Wikileaks also informed me that Germany, Grenada, Korea, Japan, Liberia, The Netherlands and Norfolk Island way over in Australia have variations of Thanksgiving holidays, too. Thank God for Wikipedia or I wouldn’t know a thing. I swear you can’t get good help these days so we all rely on the world-wide web.
Here’s how our Thanks go at Casa de Canterbury. Ollie is thankful for Annie and cheese. Annie is thankful for Pretty. Pretty is thankful for Annie and Chelsea who is thankful for all food and tennis balls. Spike is thankful for Chelsea and any fence he can climb. The old woman Slow is thankful for Pretty and her king-sized bed and her old Dodge Dakota pickup truck and her new book. Pretty is thankful for the old woman Slow, too, and her days off from the Mast General Store so she can spend time with her dogs and Slow and play tennis on Monday nights and go to yard sales on Saturday a.m. Hmmm…who does that leave to be thankful for moi? Paw Snaps!! Of course EVERY ONE is thankful for The Red Man who is thankful for Percy who gets me outta here on a regular basis.
So get me outta here Percy one more time and Happy Thanksgiving to our Amigos wherever you are and whether you’re having a holiday or not go ahead and Party…
The Red Man Rests
Happy Thanksgiving from Miss Poppy Seed and Nanina to all of you! And Red Man, Poppy wants you to know she’s very unhappy about having to spend 3 hours in “the box” alone on Thanksgiving Day while her Mom and Old Lady Nana whoop it up at Uncle Mike’s. Miss Poppy is thankful that Ma is already feeling guilty 🙂 Have a great holiday. Thanks for being our cyber friends 😀
Dear Miss Poppy, pshaw on spending your precious holiday time in the box alone on Thanksgiving Day while ur mOm and Old Lady Nana whoop it up at Uncle Mike’s…this is totally unacceptable and the larger issue to resolve is why, oh why, are you not being invited? You must not be banned from frivolities of a seasonal nature because you are a part of the family now and deserve a slice of turkey and just a smidgen of dressing and gravy. Stand up, stand up for yourself. And we want to be a fly on the window when you break the news. Just call It Like You See It, Miss Poppy.
I did, I did, but Ma pulled the “It’s for you’re own safety” speech. Uncle Mike’s daughter will be there with her pit bull. He is mean to me. I try and try to win him over, but he’s jealous and cross and cranky. He almost got me in his jaws when I was really tiny. Ma and Old Lady Nana are afraid he will hurt or kill me. Ma’s niece won’t put him behind a gate, so I have to stay home. Ma’s bringing turkey and corn pudding home for me. Old Lady Nana is upset about it too and said they’ll use her as an excuse to go home early. I’ll be lonely, but come Christmas, the shoe is on the other paw! He has to stay home because of his bad manners with people as well as puppies.
Ya gotta hate the It’s for your own safety speech, Poppy Girl…always a bad omen for Holiday Plans but I have to say You might want to avoid a pit bull with attitude. I’m just sayin’ they ain’t the friendliest of friends for you so wait for leftovers and you’ll get ’em at Christmas!! Turkey, corn pudding…hmmm…not a bad deal…:)
Happy Thanksgiving to the entire crew from me! 😉
Thanks so much, Dianne!! The entire crew appreciates our Australian Author connection…:)
See, now I’ve learnt something new as well. I had assumed Thanksgiving was just in the USA. Had no idea anyone else celebrated it. Oh well, we just have to wait for Christmas for our massive, over-eating feasts. Would be better if it was in winter. Mid-summer afternoons are hardly the time for the kind of feasts we put on then.
Loved all the pics.
Glad you liked the pics and yes it’s always better to overeat in the winter time when it’s too cold to go outside to exercise after you overindulge!! 🙂