I finally can show you some behind the scenes photos of the most excitewing week we had
Ouw houseguest (Stella
and hew giwl) awwived in the dead of night to avoid those pesky puppewatzy that hound this cwown pwinsess of Goobewstan whewevew she goes
hew Giwl Lisa(almost my mothew -in -law at one point), gave me lots of lovies
I couldn't believe I was meeting the Goobette
aftew a little walk , showing hew my stweet, I invited hew in
I was most impwessed by hew Non shell aunt attitoode wif the big city
She went into ouw whiwly doow and the elevatow as if she had lived hewe all hew life..and the city sounds didn't even make a dent in hew composoowe
when we got to the eevatow I stawted to look fow my Stanley
I couldn't believe that he didn't come see me
Stella got comfowtable on the sofa wight away
I let hew west aftew hew long flight
(they had theiw flight cancelled and then we wooted and it took two times as long as it should have)
aftew a while we switched places..she had to twy out what was most comfy fow hew
the next day was when most people wewe awwiving fow the meeting and gathewing on auntie Jane
's and Petey'
s wooftop fow a dwinkie at 5, but befowe that I had to dwag my guest to lunch at Pastis(evewyone who stays at my house has to go thewe, hehehe)
while we waited fow a table Mommi had to talk to Mumsie about hew awwival
they always giggle togethew
I asked Mommi to get off the phone so we could have lunch..Stella and I wewe stawving
finally, we got seated in the shade
(it was a bizawwo day..sun, heat, wain, sun , heat, wain altewnating all day)
we wewe hot and hungwy
Mommi and Daddi had theiw oosual(split a buwgew and have a mawtooni )
I showed Stella the pwopew way to eat those yummielicious fwench fwies..she leawned vewy vewy quickly
as soon as we got done we had to wun home cause it was stawting to wain again luckily, we live two blocks away and we made it befowe the big downpoow
Mommi was getting mowe and mowe newvous that we wouldn't be able to go on the sailboat aftew dinnew, but as you'll see in this smilybox, the dogstaw smiled on us and we had a most bootiful evening
It was an amazing day meeting so many of ouw DWB fwiends and especially, Bwooke and Gweg , the foundews of DWB, who came all the way fwom Ostwalia. The pawty went on half the day on Wednesday well into the night, and all of Thuwsday fwom 11-12 AM.
We loved meeting so many new fwiendses and seeing some old ones.
was able to come to evewyone's delight(hew twip made possible by lots of love fwom many fwiends) We hope coming will give hew lots of stwength to keep fighting hew nasty big C
(just look at how happy she looks at the wight of this pictoowe on Auntie Jane's deck)
The powew of the paw is twemendoos. It unfowtoonately had to be used soon aftew fow Mumsie and hew family , when Lacie,Scwuffy and babyStan
's Dadsie had a Cowonawy two days aftew this meet.
He is doing miwacoolously well and will be going home fwom the hospital any day now.
Thank you all fow ouw love and stubbown healing thoughts and pwayews fow him..Mumsie is sooo vewy gwateful..she told mommi today that it's been such a help to hew.
message fwom mommi:
We thought of all of you and were sorry you couldn't all be here..you were all in ouw thoughts and the stories we told and in our hearts as we sat around talking about the miracle of all being brought together by the one thing we have in common despite our incredibly diverse backgrounds.....the love of our Dogs! and other furrkids!
Special thanks to Brooke and Greg and their magical dog Charlie who inspired and started all this, and thank all of you made the trip from far and near to come and help us celebrate