Friday, October 9, 2009

Another busy day!

Another day where Mom has to type fast so we can get everything in!

First, we had a very slow morning; Mom didn't sleep very well, so after we got up and went outside (and decided that it was cold and windy), we got back in bed and snoozled (which is sort of like sleeping, and snoring (mostly TaiChi on that front) and snoodling (which is a poodle thing) all wrapped in to one - it's very warm and snuggy when we all snoozle together) for a while. Then after a while of snoozling, Mom got up and did 'stuff' around the house. And then she decided to start another dog-related cross-stitch pattern while she is washing/drying the big Gypsy Wagon (which will heretofore be referred to as The Cross Stitch House With Wheels). And she did that for a while, and more 'stuff'.

Then we did a ROTE. This time we just had to go to the pharmacy (at the grocery store), but I got into the Box With Wheels (aka the Jeep), and we went down to the store. I guarded the Box With Wheels while Mom went inside. (She promised she would be quick.) And quick she was! She came back with a little bag of stuff and a Nylabone for me. A big, giant Nylabone! But in truth, I wasn't all that interested on the drive home. Because, let's face it. Mom is a newer driver, and you know that you always have to pay attention with newer drivers, so I helped her by keeping an eye on the road for her, while also making sure that she used her turn signals and didn't talk on the phone. And, of course, I behaved Very Well so she wouldn't be distracted.

But when we got home? I was All. Over. the Nylabone!

And then?

And then, we we got home, Mom decided that the weather was good enough for us to go on a hike. Since she (finally) bought some cold-weather clothes (a couple more hats, some gloves, some warm tights, etc.), she bundled up against the wind and the cold, and off we went. Yay, Mom!

It was muddy, and Really Fun!

And there were lots of leaves to go tromping through!

So it was a great hike!!!

And. AND!!! While we were on the hike, Mom and I were talking (like we usually do when we hike), Mom told me that we were going to go back in the House With Wheels this weekend. It's just for Saturday night, and we are just going to Miller Motorsports Park, because Mom and Dad have a car race on Sunday, and they want us with them (how could they not?!?). So, House With Wheels and The Big Yellow Car!!! I can't wait!!!

Then the final excitement of the day? When we got back from the ROTE, Mom got the mail.

And in the mail? Mom had ordered a couple of baseball hats from the Irish Guide Dogs store. We found this via Clive, who is a very handsome goldendoodle, who works for a living, for his Not-So-Little-Man. I think he did some calendar work for them, but Mom and Dad (and I) are more baseball cap kind of people. Whaddya think?!?

Yo! (heehee!)

Pretty cool hat, huh?!?

*kissey face*


Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

The kholours on the khap SOOOOO work fur woo!

Isn't the sound and feel of walking through the khrunchy leaves just the best?

Have fun this weekend - make sure they behave in publikh and don't embarrass woo!


Rocky Creek Scotties and Java said...

We're loving that hat!! And it's so nice to support a very worthy group.

Have a great weekend - we'll see you on the flipside.

Piper, Carrleigh and Java

Mango said...

Very sport hat. Good work getting your mom to ROTE and do exciting walkies. You are taking charge.


The Thundering Herd said...

Excellent hat. Maybe you will get to go places only working dogs go while wearing that hat.

Enjoy the one night in the House on Wheels. Even only one night can be fun.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

Nothing says "autumn" like the smell of mud and leaves!

The Army of Four said...

Wow, do those woods look fun to explore! You must have had a blast on your hike!
Play bows,

1000 Goldens said...

You are livin' the good life Fi! I like your dogzilla tag, and you look fetching in your cap :)

Clive said...

You made us very happy Fiona - we were so delighted to see you in that baseball cap! You do Irish Guide Dogs proud! Thank you so much to you and your Mom for supporting IGDB.

We can't wait to show the gang in the Training Centre in Cork on Monday your blog so they can see how well you look!

Thanks again!
Clive and gang

Mickie said...

Love the hat, Fi looks fabulous dahlink! :) Sounds like a fun day but you can keep the cold :)
Mick and the poodles

Lorenza said...

Hi, Fiona!
A nice snoozling and snoodling. A nice ROTE. A nice hike.
And a nice hat too!
Kisses and hugs

bermudabluez said...

Sounds like the perfect day! Love the looks great on you!!! Wish we were goin' in our house on wheels...but we have to wait til like February or something. We are not happy about that. Hugs from Chloe and LadyBug, the ny bichonfrises

Wild Dingo said...

Nice trail! and the hat does you suit you but we can't see you're beawoootiful eyes! :(

Twix said...

Great hat, Fi! I bet it is totally beautiful in your area lately. Even the leaves on the ground look pretty and colorful! Everyone seems to think you are just the perfect pup but I know the real you after Friday night! Whew! You made that night quite fun....and hard for me to control all the girls. Can't wait to see what you do next time!

Lilo, The Great Rock Eater said...

Way to rock the hat Fi!!!! Your walk looked really fun!! Who wouldn't love mud and leaves? Hope you had fun at the House on Wheels!!


Sierra Rose said...

Loved your post Fiona! Mom and I would LOVE To hike that beautiful trail! The cap is great! And, 'yo!' fits it! Sweet!
The motor-sport trip coming up sounds really fun!

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose

Miley said...

Hi Fiona!! You look fabulous in that hat, definitely suits you!!! Looks like you had a great walk, love the pics!!!

lotsa licks,