Sunday, November 2, 2008

The Best Laid Plans.........

Well.....hello ta all.....

We thought we were gonna stay at the cottage fer a week until election day 'n get a roof up over the front deck.........

Boy, were we wrong........ Pap went ta Tidioute on Tuesday ta buy some wood and we figured that we would get started on the roof by Thursday cause they were callin' fer some snow Tuesday night and Wednesday....... But nice weather on Thursday and Friday.

Well, we got snow all right...between 6 and 8 inches and it was wet 'n heavy and it brought down a ton of trees and the electric lines with 'em. Our power went out thru the night Tuesday and Wednesday it was still off and Thursday mornin' we decided ta empty the refrigerator before everythin' spoiled and head home. The power never came on until sometime Friday morning.

'N Toby was enjoyin' himself at the cottage too cause he gets ta run around like a nut there. Here he is lookin' like he owns the place.


The October Snow Storm

Before 'n After

We took a bunch of pictures before and after the storm so ya could see what we saw........

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Now wasn't that a sight ta see ????? So we have ta go back up after we vote on Tuesday ta get that roof up.

Our Halloween Visitor

This is Parker's first Halloween and even though he didn't really know what Halloween was all about, he got dressed up anyway and stopped over ta show us what he looked like.

He was a turtle and ain't he a cute one ????? We would never look that cute all dressed up.

Aw, the age of innocence.....

Parker the turtle....our big bruver's little boy.......

Action Heroes Fer Hire

But now before we left the cottage, me 'n Toby got ta tuggin' and Gram got ta videoin'..... Actually we were practicin' our growlin' just in case they ever need any action heroes that make growl noises real well. Tell us what ya think........

Bet ya were scared weren't ya ????? Now tell the truth...... those growl noises were perfect...... weren't they ?????? Gonna scare the pants off anyone who ventures by fer sure....yes siree.....
Yep, 'n my Mom had ta come over ta make sure her little boy child didn't need any help or rescued either. A stare from her put the brakes on any further growlin' 'n tuggin' too.......

Well, we're headed back ta the cottage after the election so we hope this tides ya all over til we get back.


2 More Awards

We were honored and privileged ta receive 2 more awards from our friends.

The Sharing the Love award has a really special story behind it.
This lovely award is created by Crystal @ Memoirs of a Mommy in honor of Noah and the donor of his sweet little heart who ENCOURAGES us to SHARE THE LOVE! The rules for this award are to pass it along to some people whose blogs you love. They make you laugh, smile, leave encouraging comments on your blog. You would like to share some love with them because they have uplifted, inspired, encouraged or prayed for you. Please include this paragraph with the link to Memoirs of a Mommy so that everyone knows where this award originated from.
____________________________________________________ you'll want ta visit the blog ta see what it's all about. It comes ta us from Clover. Thanks a bunch Clover....the story behind it brings tears ta yer eyes.....'n we'd like ta pass it on ta our kousin Koobie......'n ta our friends the Terrible Terriers..... Lacie, Scruffy and BabyStan...

From Momo and Pinot we were given the Butterfly award.....thanks a bunch guys....we love it....butterflies always look so pretty 'n free....flyin' around from flower ta flower lookin' fer nectar. This one seems ta have been all around ta a bunch of flowers 'n blogs too....but we didn't see one on Koobie's blog so we'll give it ta her too........'n if ya don't have it and like it please take it with ya no matter who ya are.

Now that was a bunch of stuff ta report wasn't it???? Hope yer still awake.........

This is Dewey Dewster here reportin' on Snow, Parker the Turtle and Tuggin' 'n Growlin'.....
'n Awards too..... OVER 'N OUT............


Maggie and Mitch said...

We were enjoying all of the autumn pictures when the snow storm hit! Geez, the poor trees were bent right over! We hope you guys were able to eat all of that yummy food so none got wasted!
Parker is the most adorable turtle! Did he get candy in his trick-or-treat bag?
We sound pretty fierce when we're going at it too, but it's only for fun. Mom breaks it up when we get too rowdy!
Congratulations on your awards!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Lacy said...

w00f's pups, hmmm where does me sorry u didnt haff, dats the most snow me will c all winter...picksurs wuz pawsome...heehee parker iz a cute turtle...and congrats on ur awards...

b safe,

Lorenza said...

Hi, Dewey!
Snow!!! Lots of snow!!!
Thanks for sharing all the pictures!
I heard scary growling in the video!
Parker is so cute!
Congratulations on your awards!
Kisses and hugs

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...


This Siberian lives in the wrong part of the state!!

Tank woo fur all the pikhs - inkhluding the khute minibiped!

Have a great week!

Don't furget: Turbo/Khyra 2008!


Koobuss said...

Oh guys,

Thank You so much for the Sharing the Love award and the Cool Blog award. I am really touched. Thank You.

Loved your photos of the before and after snow. It sure is pretty up there by your cottage. We had about four inches of snow here, but a town about 15 miles from us got 17 inches! Yikes. Better them than us.

Your growl video is very educational. You give an excellent demonstration of how to growl while playing tug of war. My mom put a 40-second video on my blog today. It took her all day to get it on there. She's not too good at this at times.

Little Parker is just precious. He is proof that humans can also have cute babies, not just us terriers. Hehehe...

Good luck when you go back up to your cottage. Hope that your humans finally get that roof over the front deck put up. Try to stay out of trouble. No more porky pines.

Asta said...

You and Youw Mom And Tpoby awe so lucky to have that cool cabint ot go suwe get all sowts of intewesting weathew and cwittews(I wemembew the hedgehog incident, heheh)
you'w wightI'm sowt of glad I wasn't seen by my fwiends at the wun..hoomiliation was avoided..youw little Pawkew looks faboolous as a tuwtle..I wondew how he does that, and I look so tewwible, he is a dawling..congwatulations on youw awawds, and youw tugging technique is pawsome..I'm going to watch it wif Duffy to get pointers
smoochie kisses

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Baby Parker's costume sure is cute
Congrates on your awards

~ Girl girl

JB's Big World said...

I hope you stay warm with the snow! Oh! Parker is too cute for words! And congrats on your awards!

Xsara ... said...

that's just incredible! luckily we have no snow yet, so we can train and hike all day long :)

Abby said...

Hi, Dewey...

Snow seems to creep up on us when we don't expect it...That's part of the joy of living in the Northeastern USA...

Hope you can get that roof done this week after the election...

Parker is an adorable turtle...

Congrats on your Awards...

Abby xxxooo

Agatha and Archie said... you guys got hit!!!!!We were luaghing over the growls in the video!! Sounds just like us!!!!!!! And Parker the turtle? Adorablw!! Well we will all have to wait until spring to chase the rats..PL2 says this year we are going to go to a lot more practices..YIPPEEEE Love A+A

Chef said...

That's a whole lot of snow. We didn't get any and we're all the way up in Canada. It can sure look pretty, though, if you're inside looking out.

Oh that Parker is a real cutie! He's growing fast and he's an adorable butterfly.

We loved the video and especially how all the growling stopped the minute your mom showed up. Moms are all alike no matter how many legs they have, right?

Way to go on the awards, too. So I hope the best man wins tonight. We'll be glued to the TV all night, just like the rest of the world. Hope you get the roof up soon.

Bye for now.


Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Oh my look very handsome in that growlin' video!! Actually, you both look most handsome...but Dewey...ur colors are so dark and sharp...(Lacie simpers and giggles...does she ever stop flirting???)

We couldn't get ur slide show to work...sniff...we couldn't believe you got 8 inches up there...holy moly...we got FLAKES...just boring flakes!

We three went and walked North Park on Sunday...had soo much fun crunching in the leaves!!!

Thank you all sooooooooooooo much for the award!!! We're blushing with gratefulness!!!!!

Love you lots!


Scottie the 'cutie' said...

Sorry this is so late,but I hope everything is alright after the snow storm! And Parker is such a cutie in the turtle costume! Mom says she just wants to pinch his cute pink cheeks...hehe!

Congrats on the awards sure deserve them! Love the video of the tug-of-war's always so fun when there's someone to play it with, no? *grins*

Hope you have a great day!


Jackson said...

Hehe, the growling video is pawsome! Parker looked very cute as a turtle. It's good to take lots of photos so you can embarass him when he's all grown up! Jx

Rudy said...

When I start tugging and growling at Josie, my doggie Mom wants to come join the action --- she leaves it to Human Mom to break it up!
I'm so jealous of that snow, I'm a snow lover deluxe, being Swedish on my daddy's side. I hope we actually GET some this winter.

I hope Parker got some candy, our 'real' turtle didn't even go trick-or-treating she's so lazy. Colder weather usually makes her sleepy anyway...

Hey yeah, my blog gets weird that way, being blank but that's 'cause Mom needs to clean up her PC every now and then. Lately all she does is come home and fall asleep on the couch, she's so stressed out at work. I hope next weekend's trip to Ohio with us will help her out, she needs some serious distraction. I hope work gets better for her soon or I'll never get to blog very much!

(glad Mary liked that video -- Mom saw her last week at class but didn't get to talk to her)

Rudy said...

Oh, pee ess, about the Earthdogging -- Mom was worried about Josie not getting through the Senior tunnel 'til we went up to NJ last month for a training afternoon. Josie had time to check everything and figure out just what to do, and after that she was fine -- didn't take her long.
Mom sez take your mom back up for practice in the spring and do it 'til she gets it right, then maybe she'll remember at a test. Some dogs just take longer...

You too -- maybe the break over the winter will be enough to get you guys interested again. Mom tries not to train too much so we won't get so used to the rats (As if! I'd go for rats every day if I could, but that's just me..)


William Tell said...

Well, we sure haven't had any snow here yet, and we'll probably never get THAT much at one time. That's quite a load of white stuff.

And yes, that Parker is one cool turtle-dude. :)

Happy Tails,
William Tell

Anonymous said...

Hi Dewey!

I haven't seen snow...and I don't think that I would ever! But it looks very pretty in the pictures! So do you get to go out and run in the snow? It must be so soft under your paws!

Baby Parker is looking cute (and not at all scary!) Turtles! Are they scared of dogs, or are the dogs scared of them?! I need some quiet time to reflect upon a question of this gravity!

In the meantime, you take care of Toby and your mom (and also your Gram and Pap!) I am not sure whether you are at the cottage or at home...but I guess the snow would be get your paws wet, and have a great time!

Licks n wags,