Sunday, December 30, 2012

Chocolate as Nutmeg!


Last year at this time when I still had my gorgeous long tail feathers
(lovely aren't they?!)
My Nutmeg Brown colours 
seemed to be more pronounced and obvious 
in the setting sun.


On the eastern side we were so fortunate to witness this sky
this darkened steel grey/blue expanse.


Even dashing through the snow along the top of the hill
my coat picked up the last rays of sun.


With the exact calmness of the heavens and
 the curtain slowly descending
 I homed in on something...


with nose fully engaged
I dropped Mr. Bionic


but alas it must have been the remnants
the last vestiges 
of some doggy visit
from the summer...
sigh!


Such is my life of seek and discovery.


Gazing into the distance 
as the sun creeps slowly
into sea 
leaving us behind....


I know that soon very soon
I will be laying my chocolate brown nutmeg blond head
on my soft bed


I trust everyone will be relaxing 
with their loved ones,
all curled up
just like me.

At this time
I want to wish everyone a 

HAPPY DOODLE NEW YEAR 

and

ALL THE BEST in 2013!!

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    1. Yes it was and we were the only ones there...so natures sounds and colours were that much more enjoyed!

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  2. Sophie, you are so beautiful, at the beach, on the snow, that must have been a cold day, and then the grey sky behind, a perfect backdrop for you . New Year wishes for health,happiness, golden days at your favourite place, and 2 Dads to look after you. Greetings from Jean

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    1. All the best to everyone in your family Jean....you'll be into next year before us...always that way isn't it?! Cheers for a great 2013!

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  3. Sophie Mr.Orange looks so good in the snow. Have fun and get down in it for a good roll for me. Here we have endless rain. My park is The Somme and I have trench paw. Have a super Sunday too.
    Best wishes Molly

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    1. Hi Ho Molly-O...This is Mr. Bionic this time, slightly different than Mr. Orangie but hey who cares when you have something to chew all the time!Take care of your paw, snookums!

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  4. Happy New Year, Sophie! To you and Ron and Jim!!

    Bart, Ruby and Lisa

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    1. Hi Ho Lisa,Bart and Lisa!

      Happy New Year my dear friends on the west coast! Would love to be there with you running in the streams!

      All the best in 2013!

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  5. Love the header shot and all the drama in the rest. You are beautious, Sophie.

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    1. Thanks Lori!
      Hope you and yours have a wonderful New Years with all your cooking, cheer and laughter.

      All the best in 2013...my friend!

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  6. Happy Doodle New Year to You and Yours!

    Stay Calm & Bark On!

    Murphy & Stanley

    Pee Ess - Have you noticed we have not whined about the WV being on? It is so hard though . . . Just sayin' . . . not whining . . . OK, maybe just a bit . . .

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    1. Sorry Murphy & Stanley...
      Daddy had to go back to W.V. because he was inundated with spam, unbelievable amount! Alas, those that make it difficult for others create problems for my friends. Please be patient and keep clicking the next button until your Momma can see the numbers. Daddy understands completely the problem because he can't see the numbers of letters himself.
      With all this...do have a great New Years and all the best in 2013!

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  7. Hi! Hope you are not freezing....dont you have a nice jacket?
    Have a great Happy New Year!!

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    1. Actually, this year my hair is longer, much longer than last year at this point. They say hair length really has nothing to do with warmth. Sophie is staring out the window right now, listening to an ambulance going by. I hope everything OK out there in the snow and rain!
      happy New Year to all of you!

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  8. What a lovely poetic post. Happy New Year to you and your Daddies, Sophie. xxx

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    1. Hi lily...so happy to hear from you....Have a Happy 2013!!!!!!!

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  9. Oh Sophie
    I would love to snuggle next to your chocolate warm head!
    love
    tweedles

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    1. There's lots of room and lots of chocolate hair to snuggle into this year....Tweedles~~~you and Moms have a very healthy 2013!

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  10. I really like the 7th from the top!

    Happy Doodle New Year to you and your Dad's, Sophie!

    Lick!

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    1. SharonDoodle...I licked, I mean I liked that one too....so calm, yet dramatic! Happy 2013!

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  11. Every time I think I've seen the best photos, you post another lovely set. These images are spectacular! And they have such a calm and peaceful feeling to them. Remarkable!

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    1. Thanks Martha...I was skipping through my photos from 2011 Dec and came upon these. I couldn't remember if I had posted them...checked posts from around that time and there was nothing so....I decided to use them. I can remember saying that the colours and drama seemed so prominent and that these would make a good post. I can't believe it took a year.
      Happy 2013!!!

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  12. Beautiful post!
    Amazing shots!
    Princess Sophie, we wish you and your dads a Wonderfull New Year!
    All the best in the world!

    Kaiser & Farrusquinho

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    1. Oh thank you so much, Kaiser and Farrusquinho.....2013 is getting closer...you'll be there before us...so celebrate or snooze...which ever feels right!
      Cheers!

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  13. love the snowy face. that is too cute. a nice snowy walk. fun! ( :

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    1. Hi Beth...Sophie loves the snow...sniffing and nose-diving...her most favourite of all passtimes!
      Happy New Year!!!

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  14. "the exact calmness of the heavens and the curtain slowly descending" - love that! Poetry to me!
    Happy New Year to all.

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    1. It just flowed out of my Dad...sometimes he gets all heady!

      Happy 2013 Terry and David...and Micky too!

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  15. You are the most eloquent dog I know, Sophie! What a lovely winter day to go on a walk by the ocean. It looks like a raw cold though. Brrr! Enjoy snuggling with your dads. My guy is engrossed in his third football game today. That's a little more than I can handle even if the male scenery is spectacular at times! Happy evening to you! Very shortly I'm going to write another post, and I'm mentioning you in it! Hee! Hee! RUN!!

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    1. I just read your post a la MOI included....such a Colorado/Nova Scotian sweet heart you are! Now be careful of dem Aliens!!!
      Happy 2013....waiting for more stories to fill in all the time between 1964 and 2013!!!!! Is that pressure or what!

      Regards Sophie and Sophie's Valley dad!

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    2. It's a good thing I retired! A little pressure, but I can handle it!
      I can't tell you how much fun it has been to reconnect with Ron and to meet you and Jim.
      That's what is exciting about life!
      You never know what wonderful thing is waiting for you just around the corner.

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  16. With a snow white and steel grey back drop, the colours explode off your fur with such beauty, highlighted by the setting sun.

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    1. Unbelievable timing~~~~so rich and warm!

      Happy New Year GUYS and Pugsley!

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  17. Happy New Year Sophie! I thought that was Mr. Orangie. Mr. Bionic, eh? I must have missed that post. Great pictures!!

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    1. That's OK Bobbi...Mr. Bionic is a bit harder to chew with no forgivance(is that a word?) I like what happens with Mr. Bionic...the light is caught in the orange material and seems to glow...all depending upon the angle of Sophie's grip and the sun. She much prefers Mr. Orangie but I know when the sunlight is right then the orange glow is going to be just right~~~~thus Mr. Bionic wakes up and comes out to visit!
      Happy New Year everyone!!!

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  18. Sophie & Family
    We wish you a happy holiday.
    We hope you have a wonderful New Years' Eve.
    At Midnight Plus 1 Second may the New Year start full of fun and joy.
    We hope 2013 will be kind to you all and may many good things come your way.
    Best wishes Molly

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    1. Oh Molly~~~you are such a doll(y)....Happy 2013 and much Cheers to all of your loved ones!!

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  19. Happy new year to you, lovely photos of you. My little doggie was down at the beach strange to see you in the snow.

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    1. Thanks for joining my doodle blog....I hope you enjoy my cold world right now....if you ever get too HOT...well hop on over and I'll cool you off!

      Happy New Year!

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  20. What a lovely place to have all to yourselves, enjoying the setting sun. Sophie, you turn into a dazzle-doodle when the sun shines on your beautiful coat.
    I wish you and your dads all the best in 2013!

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    1. And the very same to you, Pat. Your images are so inspiring and very helpful throughout all of 2012....Happy New Year and all the best in 2013!

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  21. Your photos and Sophie's beauty awe me. Happy New Year!

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    1. Happy New Year to all of you in the Colorado Mtns...all the best in 2013!

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  22. Such amazingly gorgeous shots! Wishing you a fabulous year ahead.

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    1. Hi Fiona....here's hoping 2013 will be happy and healthy for you and your family...now it's time to use that monstrous lens....cheers!

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  23. Sophie-- you're so pretty! Have fun playing in the snow!!

    I'm sending all my love and best wishes to you and your Daddies as we enter into this bright new year. I hope the days ahead bring you lots of wonderful adventures!

    Xoxo
    Vicki

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    1. and Happiness and Health to you and your family, Vicki....all the best in 2013!

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  24. Hello Sophie,
    Please tell Ron that "chocolate brown, nutmeg, blond" is about the most colourfully descriptive and apt choice of words possible to portray your loveliness. These photos are a delight as are you! I hope you and he have the most deliciously flavourful 2013 any man or beast (in the best sense of the word) could ever ask for!

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    1. Amen sister....milkbones ALWAYS do the trick for this CHOCOLATEBROWNNUTMEGBLOND!!!
      Happy 2013!

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  25. Came here from Martha's blog - congrats on your Totally Funkalicious award! You are very gorgeous - as as those photos!

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    1. I'm so em-bare-assed...Martha is so cool...and I humbly accept her FUNKALICIOUS Award!!!!Thanks for dropping by!

      Happy New Year SK!!!!

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  26. Came here from Martha's blog. Congratulations on the award!!! Happy new year!!!!!!!

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    1. Hi Ana...thanks for dropping over....Martha is a sweetheart for doing this...she a funny introvert isn't she!!

      Happy New Year!!!

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