It is almost unbelievable, but… yesterday evening it snowed again. Not that much and it was dark and too late to go out for me and sissie Lizzie. But kids did! And they made a snowman, at 50 meters from our window. Rex’s mum texted Rex was afraid of the snowman!
Mum, listen, we go out after lunch to fototoot me and the man of snow? To show Rex how ladies behave? 😉 What, you want to toot too, you? The française? My dogness, mum, no… we go with the 2 of us, really!
After lunch, me and mum went out. To the snowman. Oooh, my dogness, he fainted!!! Mum, the poor man needs help! Help me, will you? So me and mum were healing the snowman. He was happy and did not move during the toot. Good, stoïc man! ❤
And there she came… the française! She convinced dad to go to the fototoot session too! Ppppfff, she almost behaved like a lady… at least at first! Hahahaha, poor Lizzie was very carefull because a bit afraid. She first looked from behind dad’s legs. Hahahaha. But then she was all right and even jumped! 🙂
Normally, when the doorbell rings… Olala, sacrebleu! Kita and me, we make a terrier-fying fuss, to warn Mum and Dad that a serious threat might be imminent. This morning, though, the doorbell rang at a very, very early time, beaucoup trop tôt. We weren’t even awake yet! Dad was nowhere in sight to get our morning routine going.
“Mum and Dad are still sleeping,” Kita whispered in my ear, “so we better be nice and quiet. Let’s pretend we’re not even here, and the threat will go away, I guess.” And so we did, and so it did. Whatever it was, on ne saura jamais. Kita didn’t move a muscle, she just stood there, comme une statue gelée, and I ran around a bit, comme un poulet sans tête.
We had barely resumed our sleeping positions, when Dad entered notre dortoir, apparently in one of these moods. Every move or sound he made, clearly showed that he wasn’t ready to get this Blue Monday started. And when he’s nervous, I’m not at ease either. Si je ne comprends rien, ça me rend nerveuse. But then we started cuddling and everything was great again.
It does not happen every year, really not! But yesterday, there was falling snow in Antwerp! We saw it from the window!
Mum, really, I want to go out? You know that? But we wait untill there is enough snow… Really,, sometimes she is silly, this mum of mine! 😉
In the end, we had to wait for almost 2 hours, an aeternity that is, it was my turn first! Of course, I am the oldest! The lady (drama) queen of the household! ❤ I played with Spanish gentleman Solar!
When I was home again, big surprise: mum took out the française while dad was fixing the shower… no more warm water… Lizzie played with 2 Spanish gentlemen… You could say it was the Spanish-snow-day for me and the française! 🙂
Today was a beautiful sunny winterday! It started good! At noon, we were going to the dogpark nearby! The française was very, very happy. Her big lover was there: Rex. Well, because he is not my lover and only 8 or 9 months old, he is not my favorite! Surely not after today!
What happened? The 2 youngsters were playing very wild and running like fools. They don’t look to who else is in the park. Three weeks ago, they got dad down on the ground… Not too much harm done, but really… this lady got never a human down on the ground! 🙂
Well, playing too wild they both run into me at , at least, 40 km/hour! No, i do not exaggerate!!!! Well, I stayed on my four feet but from the big smack against me, THEY fell down at my feet. Dad was nearby and came to see… as always I stayed my stoïc self and walked to mum. She cleaned my face and leg: their dirty feet went up in my face… Mum said: we go home, keep moving a bit, do not lay down. No pics, too fast, all what happened… 😦
Normally when I hear the word: home, in a dogpark, i don’t like it… this time however… 🙂
The française as well as I slept all afternoon. Because we are self-cleaning, you see exactly where we slept all afternoon! But mum is really well trained, as you can see in the pictures! 😉
Well, it is some time ago, that it happened… but mum was repeating me so often that I should tell this too on my storypage… i did not want to… but in the end i gave in… she said i should be honest and not only be bluffing and boasting about being a lady and a queen… 😉 Well… nobody is perfect in this life… and i am sure my friends will understand me! ❤
As you know my mum is in the crocheting business! She makes a lot of things! Well, she is making a cover for our big red couch. The one we, for all means, are not allowed on! And if I say: not, then I mean: NOT. So we do not do it, even the française never does!
When part one of the cover was finished, she installed it to see what it looks like! And i fully agree: it is nice and colourful. In cotton, so soft too… ❤
Because I am in the inspection business… well, what did I do? I tried it out… i went on the NOT-couch!!! 😉
Oooohoooh, my dogness! Who came in with her black blinking thing in her hand? Mum! I never heard her yell that hard, well maybe once, when i was very young when i ate the froozen chicken i got from the kitchen counter. Never did that again, i can tell you! The whole building and people in the street have heard her yelling at me! Because i was on the new cover of the NOT-couch! 😦
End of story: I got off… 😉 I was going to try it one second time but when i saw only mum’s eyes… well… well… well… i didn’t…
I know my mum… She took the whistle, she took a lot of these special treats! I knew it, we would go to the huge dogpark! ❤ So we did!
When we arrived there were a lot of clouds! We do not mind, don’t we mum? Mum, we go all the way to the water today? If i do not go in the cold water. Too cold? We’ll see, i was thinking, I am faster than mum, hahahaha! (See the arrow on the pic, that is where the water is!) Hahaha, i went in and when mum arrived she was yelling of course. Mum, really, you know I only wet my feet, I do not want the water touching my belly! Ladies only wet their feet! ❤
On the way back, i showed who is the king of terriers! Or better: who is the queen of terriers! For once mum was ahead and she saw it too and made pics! A dad with 5 big dogs was coming. Of course the dogs were faster! 😉 Humans never learn! hahaha. The dad seemed a bit worried because he came with very big steps. This time mum was not worried, she was proud… I was there, waiting stoic, like a lady queen! Dogs showed me respect, I can assure you! The dad, he was afraid! Id did not understand why… I had everything under control! Why did he put the beautiful husky on the leash, such a respectful guy… Really, humans can be stupid! I had more control than he did. Husky was angry at him, go figure! I understand him very well, mind that! 😉
At home, after 3 km, my almost 10 years old bones needed rest… yes, grandpa Lennox, I understand now…
Well, these special days with masked humans and not masked dales go on…
I suppose mum and dad were thinking that such a masked period calls for new habits. In the morning, we both go out with dad now. Ha, but first we can wake up mum. That is fun! 🙂 🙂 🙂 The française does not understand yet you should be gentle but that is okay! 😉
After walking, we get our breakfast and breakfast dessert together! That goes all right. But I want to enjoy my breakfast dessert slowly… sissie Lizzie has another idea about that… see pics! 😉
And then… that is maybe the most special of all! Go figure this out! Normaly, when you borrow a book, a human goes to the library to borrow it. Well, not my mum these days! Her colleague number 1 especially brought it to the other part of the library (there are 2 locations, you see). And the colleague of that part, who is my very good friend since i was a puppy, she especially came to the left bank to bring mum’s borrowed book! How sweet is that!!!!! ❤ ❤ ❤ Thank you both, says mum!
Yes, I know, it is a bit of a little scandal, i did not write you for a very long time… Mum says you know everything, up there at the Rainbow Bridge… I know, I know, not nice not to get in touch, sorry! 😦
You already heard of the new one in our building? Rex? Okay. Well, these days I often think of you… You were always looking at me thinking: she is young, that wild little one… One day… well… ❤
I think this one day did arrive, dear grandpa, I think I understand how you felt in that time: looking at the youngsters, doing all kind of wild playing and running and you smiling about it, walking around and reading the newspaper, sniffing… These days, it is me, walking around, sniffing and laughing with these two clowns: the Française and Rex. 😉
And another thing… a few months agoo the green clothes man, when I was there for my vaccinations, called me an old dog. Mum almost got a heart attack! Yes, I know I am almost 10! But then again: nobody believes it. I also still am very playful when meeting a doggie and running a lot at the huge dogpark! Did you see me few weeks ago? I add the little film to this letter! And the pictures of the two clowns of course!! 🙂
Stay healthy up there, but I suppose there is no Covid-19 there? Or are you wearing masks too?
These days, mornings are very nice. Me and mum, we like september very much! Mornings are cool and autumn colours appear! ❤
So this morning we went to the huge dogpark… saw all my friends again and guess what? Mum forgot to take pictures! 😦
Afterwards we were all alone and i did some inspection, still my best business. 🙂 I was running around for half an hour and afterwards mum was a bit angry… She said I made quite a devil of myself in stead of being a nice lady and watching out a bit… Hahahaha! I was having fun! The green clothes-sir would be surprised and impressed! He says I am on old dog… go figure!
When we came home… well, less fun… paw plunger time and staying in my crate… Anyway, I needed a good nap… 😉
PS Have fun with the pics, I am in all of them… hihihi… 🙂
We had this terrible heat wave here, but is gone now… Back to life for me and mum and sissie and dad… It still is Corona-life though… and it will be for quite some time, the humans think! 😦
Anyway, there is big news! In our building, at the other side, there is a new guy! A shepherd! His name is Rex and he was 2 months old when he came. I have to admit, he is a handsome guy although shepherds are not my type… 😉
He came in the heat wave so we met a few short times, he was not allowed to play long, being so young and small! But the socialising must go on, heat or not… so this lady does her very best with the youngster! 😉 Now he is already bigger and I politely say hello and than turn around to the other side when I see him.His dad laughs with it…
But… the française and Rex are the best of friends! She is more fond of shepherds than I am, you see! 😉 Soon, when Rex is bigger and allowed to play more roughly, you will see what happens! Two of a kind, I tell you already!!! ❤
Pics are from a few weeks ago, now he is already bigger… but no pics of that!