Friday, December 31, 2010

Nor'ester Havoc!

Nor'ester did this!
 Since we've had a rain storm or nor'ester every Monday this month,
I thought I'd show you what can happen when one hits....
^^This is the cranberry bog which is super flooded.
Normally, there is a minute pond to the left of that knoll.
^^These rocks have been uplifted by the massive waves 
that were pounding the grassy dunes that buffered the cranberry bog.
^^As we stroll along the rocks you will notice a sandy area
that did not exist a month ago.
^^This is the sandy area up close from a different vantage point!
It is now a new beach area.
^^Ron and I took advantage of this new finding and played some ball toss.
He's the best when it comes to spontaneous fun!
^^This is another view from the far side of the bog.
A clearer idea of the eroded dune height is evident
and that's where we played ball toss.

^^This is the dune area that has been washed out.
This photo was taken last February 2010.
^^Kali and I were just playing in the bog a good month ago
and now, the dune behind us is gone
with the ocean view visible.

So good ol' Mother Nature decided
 it was time for change on  our shores.
Now,we are waiting to see
what the rest of winter has in store for us.

Thursday, December 30, 2010


Last night I got to see my cousin, Carolyn.
She gives special hugs to me when I see her.
and I love it!
and KISSES,too!

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

High Tide Waves!

 Spring has hitchhiked on in for a swift visit.
A much needed trail walk became the order of the day,
yesterday, at PPP(Point Pleasant Park)!
Let me show you!

The waves at the mouth of the harbour were constant and energetic.

Hope you enjoyed this short diversion at PPP,
'cause being in the 'out of doors' is my mantra!
The guys just promised me another walk,
so I'm off....until we meet again!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Boxing Day Visit!

Boxing Day started off with a bang!
Jim's sista, Paula had facebooked me last night 
to say she and her hubby Graham were coming for a visit.
Turns out that Paula's daughter Jami and hubby Dustin 
were on there way from Antigonish, a 2 hour drive from here.
NOW...the special part about this announcement
 was that their dog Fenway, a Boston Terrier,
would be visiting as well. 
She's a load of fun and energy!
Fenway is as quick as fox for sure. He grabbed my new Orbee play toy and
proceeded to dive into my mouth. 
This new toy was obviously a hit.
Mama Jami looked on as we rough housed it for awhile.

Graham (left pic) and Paula(right pic)
were so patient with our antics.
You know, sometimes us puppies just can't control ourselves!
After everyone chatted and had munchies
Jim played 'The Dog Whisperer' with us.
The learning session was't too long
but I know it was good for Fenway!

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Xmas Day!

Just finished helping the guys open their giftys!
What I have to endure for their amusement!
What you see is not what you think!
Now is that funny or just plain stupid?

Hope you are enjoying your day as much as I am....Hmmmm!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Twas the Week Before Xmas...Thank You!

I'm thanking all of you, for following me over the months!
I've linked you, all!
Just click on the highlighted green words below to find your blog.
(there's a small/large hint on each line)
Happy Holidays!

'Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house

(Tweedles) Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (24pawsoflove)
(3acrehomestead) The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,(Stew)
(aj-oaks) In hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there.(1950satomic)

(amazinganimallovers)The children were nestled all snug in their beds,(assistdogautism)
(hootieandbabyrocketdog)While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads.(bellascountry)
(brboomer)And Mama in her kerchief and I in my hat (boonedockswilcox)
(artbydaina)Had just settled down for a long winter's nap (bouncingbertie)

(dakotagoats)When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,(dearhsdogblog)
(desertcanyonliving)I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.(kit-dogdaze)
(doggydays09)Away to the window I flew like a flash,(scotsmad)
(farmerswifey)Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.(thebookerman)

(flartus)The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow(petlovercouture)
(fosterdogsnyc)Gave a luster of midday to objects below.(fourpawsandwhiskers)
(karengberger)When, what to my wondering eyes should appear
(disasterfilm)But a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer(gracieownsme)
(dailydoseofjack)With a little old driver so lively and quick,(houndgirl)
(mdscaper)I knew in a moment it must be Saint Nick.(ifididnthaveasenseofhumor)

(vintagechristine)More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,(uthappytrails)
(julietkbears)And he whistled and shouted and called them by name:(lifeatgoldenpines)
(laughing-duck-farm)"Now, Dasher! Now, Dancer! Now, Prancer and Vixen!(lifewithjacknjill)
(mansellcyprus)On, Comet! On, Cupid! On Donder and Blitzen!(tuscanysmagicalplaces)
(midwestern-mama)To the top of the porch, to the top of the wall!(moondanceranchco)
(supportingandrew)Now, dash away! Dash away! Dash away, all!"(dogcatgirl)

(debsfortheloveofanimals)As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,(nikonsniper)
(ninnysnotesblog)When they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky,(jabacue)
(oflemonsandhoney)So up to the housetop the coursers they flew,(myeastcoastlife)
(livingretired)With a sleigh full of toys and Saint Nicholas too.(secretschnoodle)

(ournewlifeinthecountry)And then in a twinkling I heard on the roof,(goldenredeemer)
(sheltiebeauties)The prancing and pawing of each little hoof.(northfordmaggie)
(bijousjournal.)As I drew in my head and was turning around,(jensblackdogblog)
(peidays)Down the chimney Saint Nicholas came with a bound.

(leighscomebychance)He was dressed all in fur from his head to his foot,(doggywisdom)
(herothesharpei)And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot.
(peaceloveandpugs)A bundle of toys he had flung on his back,(roomontheleft)
And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack.(postcardsfromthepp)

(roaddogtales)His eyes - how they twinkled! His dimples - how merry!(drewmark19)
(sandra-elephantlover)His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!(thedailyoskar)
(chocolateandcroissants)His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow,(skoogfarm)
(neekospaulding)And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow.(pollyspath)

(downhomeinnc)The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,(raisingaddie)
(nerospostandpatch)And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath.(vicki-2bagsful)
(blancob)He had a broad face and a little round belly,(lifespentwagging)
(haileythedog)That shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly.(romp-roll-rockies)

(snoopydogknits)He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,(rykerrules)
(itch2stitchdotcom)And I laughed when I saw him in spite of myself.(Jason SHOW)
(olivecutedog)A wink of his eye and a twist of his head,(moon-doggie)
(thoughtfullyblendedhearts)Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread.(stickycrows)

(pennyshenhouse)He spoke not a word but went straight to his work,(sunshine&mudpuddles)
(lifespentwagging)And filled all the stockings; then turned with a jerk,
(toktokplace)And laying his finger aside of his nose,(thechronicleofwoos)
(theteacherspets)And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose.(terrordequatropatas)

(istillwantmorepuppies)He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle (houndstooth4)
(wethreedoxies)And away they all flew like the down of a thistle. (goldensierrarose)
(kaishon)But I heard him exclaim ere he drove out of sight,(Tracey)
(shewhoseeks)"Happy Christmas to all and to all a good night!"(abigailtheyorkie)

(if I missed you, let me know and I'll remedy that right away!)
Peace to ALL!

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Snow...has arrived!

After a few designated whines and whimpers
I managed to con Ron 
out to the backyard for a joyful romp
in the 5cm of snow that fell in the passed 24hrs!

Woof Woof!
What are you waiting for?

mmm mmm Good!

I'm wound up!
Watch out!

Now for a good chew on my fave stick!

Huh, did you say something?

You ask....Do those looks like antlers protruding from my head?

Friday, December 17, 2010

Sophie takes Ron for a Walk!

Ron's feeling better
and so I decided to take him for a walk yesterday.
Just the two of us and
I want to show you our outing.

I sat very still on this knoll
so Ron could get the camera snappin' again!

This view was behind me.

Do you see the lucky bird?

This stroll was so peaceful.
The grasses have changed from verdant green to arid beige.

Ambling along the familiar path the sun's rays were highlighting
my blondness.

My eyes gaze upon a sight.
Come on, Ron, let's go.
I know you're going to like what I can see in the distance.

A lone surfer floating amongst the waves as the heavens open up!