Monday, August 3, 2009

Joey sent our mom this link of a video from YouTube of a super duper talented Border Collie named Gin. If you have not seen it before, I'd recommend you to watch the video here.. Gin is so talented!! It seems like Gin's got a sense of rythmn and can dance real well. Hmmmm... so how come the Border Collie that I have at home is sooooooo different from Gin??


3rd August - It marked the first year anniversary that my (not so) little sister, Hershey, came home to us. Dad saved Hershey from a pet store and Hershey was his birthday present to mom to cheer her up and keep her busy after they lost little Lucas. Dad also thought that I may like a sibling to play with, so that was how we ended up with Hershey.

The past 1 year really went by too quickly, but I'm proud that we survived the first 365 days... Now Hershey is an integral part of our family and despite all the headaches, destructions and nightmares that she'd caused, we cannot imagine not having her in our family.

We love you so much and feel blessed to have you in our family, Hershey Girl!

4th August - Yesterday was mom's 32nd birthday. Sadly for the 2nd consecutive year, there isn't any 'celebration'. It just did not feel right to be celebrating anything so soon after losing little Chloe. The night before, mom went to my Godma's (Scuba's mom) house for dinner and sweet Aunty S (Helios' mom) surprised mom with a lovely and yummy birthday cake.

Somehow mom leaked a lot yesterday... she said something about how she 'lost' more than she 'gained' during the past 2 years... **pause**.. Correction, although she did lose 2 babies, there's something she did gain... a lot of weight!! (Better run and hide before mom finds out)...


Moco said...

It is hard to believe that Hershey has been with you for a year. You seem to have weathered it well.
Our heart goes out to your parents.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We are hoping something really good and special will happen for your mom and dad one day in the not too distant future. They've had a lot of heartache.

But you guys are precious to her. Happy Gotcha Day, Hershey.

Thanks for the kind words. The one who hurt Jan's feelings has apologized, which was very nice of him to do..

Bae Bae said...

Happy birthday to both Hershey and your Mom.

It sure have been nice with Hershey in your family. :)

~ Bae

Maggie and Mitch said...

Happy birthday to your mom and happy gotcha day to Hershey!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch


Hi freinds,

My goodness, 1 whole year. I know Mommy is very happy you came into the family, Hershey and ya know what, when the radio goes off in the morning, I jump on Mommy's belly to make sure she is awake and then she rolls me on my back and the fun really begins. She rubs my round belly and we talk, yep talk, for 15 minutes before she gets up. It's our special toime before she goes to work.

We couldn't open the video.

Thanks for the tribute to Charlie and Mommy had never heard that poem befire. It is beautiful.


Madi and Mom said...

Hi Huskee...maybe you can't dance but your are GORGEOUS!!! You don't need to dance. Your job is to keep mom and dad happy and you are excellent at that job!! Happy 1 year with your family to Hershey. Sounds like she might have some diva in her like Miss Madi. We think of your Mom and Dad often and are glad they have two darling H's to love,
Madi and Mom

The Great Rock Eater said...

Happy Gotcha Day to Hershey and Happy Birthday to Mommy!!! We are sorry that you could not celebrate again this year. And its ok for mommies to leak!! It's what they do. We carry you and your family in our hearts and prayers.

Pug Love & Kisses

Jess & Lilo

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

So, have woo kept trakhk of all the things Hershey has taken khare of in her year? HaRooooo!

I'm sure the three of woo made your mom's day as special as pawsible given the events of the past months.

Yes, she's lost but she's gained many furiends and hugs and kind words to help her get through it!


Agatha and Archie said...

Happy birthday to everyone! We send lots of hugs and kisses Love A+A

Snowy and Crystal said...

happy belated birthday to your mommy :) and happy 1 year with beautiful Hershey ^_^

Boo Casanova said...

i've seen this video b4. hershey, shhhh, but someone did think dopey is border collie *cough cough* and commented that "look, the smartest dog in the world" *cough cough*.

wet wet licks


Chow Chow said...

Happy birthday to your Mummy!

Well, Hershey has her own set of talents too, doesn't she? It all depends on how you look at things! BOL!

Yup, my Mummy love City Super in HK. She got the treats from the IFC branch but yeah, there are more treats and toys at the Times Square one. Mummy saw some really cute toys like a pair of stuffed cherries and a soft toy that looks like a slice of strawberry shortcake. But cheapo Mummy thinks they are too expensive and no point spending so much just for me to destroy them. So in the end, she just hauled back things that I can eat! I have no complaints!

Ludo van Doggy said...

Happy gotcha day to Hershey, and very happy birthday to your Mom. Sorry that it be surrounded by such heart ache.

Hershey, I has read Gin's book and she was a very, very naughty run away-y destructo border collie when she was little too!
~lickies, Ludo

The OP Pack said...

Happy Gotcha Day to Hershey. We all just hope that the next year is very good to all of you and brings joy and happiness your way.

Hugs, the OP Pack

Brownie said...

Happy Gotcha day, Hershey! And happy birthday to your mommy, even though your family doesn't feel like celebrating.

We hope the next years will be filled with joy and happiness for all of you.

Lady Kaos said...

Big hugs to your Mom for her birthday!!! Mom wanted me to ask you Mom to please send her address again. Mom has lost the envelope she uses to copy your address from. She had planned on sending the package to your Mom before her birthday and by surprise and well, neither one of those is going to work.
Gin is really talented! I bet Hershey could learn to do that - maybe......maybe not.

Joe Stains said...

oh dang dude, you better be hiding REALLY well, like in another country!! LOL. We know your Mom has had some tough times these last couple of years and we are hoping for more things to celebrate in teh future. I can't believe you have put up with Hershey for a YEAR!

Two Schnauzers from New England said...

Happy Birthday to Mom and Happy Gotcha Day to Hershey. We can't believe it's been a year already.

We will keep sending paw hugs and healing kisses and Mama sends good thoughts to you all.

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

Lorenza said...

Happy Birthday to your Mom!
Happy Gotcha Day to Hershey!
I agree. Hershey has another kind of talents!
Kisses and hugs

Teddy said...

Happy Anniversary Day, Hershey!! I'm glad your parents a lot of patience during your puppy stage.

Happy Birthday to your mom too!! I hope life becomes better for her this next year.

Deefor said...

Seems like you just got Hershey. Give your mom some kisses from me for her birthday. And tell her to take one day at a time. That's how I lived through 2 years with Arrow.

JB's Big World said...

Hershey has been your sis for a year? Time has gone so quickly...we can remember when she came to live with you. Sorry for the tough time your mom has had over the last two years. We hope she is feeling better.
Still sending over lots of purrs and hugs,