This was Beau Beau’s 14th birthday party in May. Max, Art, and I celebrated with filet mignon, scallops, a salad, and cake. Yummy!
There was much singing and general merriment.
Dogs! Dogs! Dogs! And more doggies!!!!
Saturday February 17, 2013 was a day for all those who love dogs and the world we share with them. Celebration, Florida hosted the annual Posh Pooch Festival where my sister in spirit, Rev. Susan Bubbers, had her very own pet prayers booth. We have known each other for over twenty five years and in that time Susan went from being a computer programmer to becoming an Anglican Priest. How freaking cool is that?
Susan chatting with ladies at her booth.
Over the years I have watched her lead University of Central Florida students in their spiritual growth, lead her very own church, Saint Elizabeth in Sebastian, Florida, and now she has earned her doctorate and is headed to new and exciting places. Max and I had so much fun walking around the festival. I met more fellow dachshund owners and he sniffy-sniffed more dogs than we ever thought possible in one afternoon.
Max meeting new friends.
It was so much fun to see my friend in action, talking with pet owners and blessing their dogs.
Can you imagine a world without dogs? Seriously, I can’t. 🙂
Hola mis amigos,
Please, please, oh please never think for un momento that I have forgotten all of you who read my stories. I am STILL in the middle of working on three stories:
1. The Outrageous Adventures of a Big Little Girl
2. The Bracelet
3. Beauregard Wants to Be a Boy
You know, I never understood what writer’s block was until I walked (BLAM! OW!….my nose is bleeding….ah cahnt tak so gud nah…) into the wall. I think I have the idea sorted out in my head, I write it, it’s ca-ca. I try again. Not bad. Now this has to be changed. Who knew?
Yesterday, during 3rd period, my students were talking about their “half birthdays.” I was taking attendance and getting the Smartboard ready to go over a story that I had written in Spanish for the students to practice “su rutina cotidiana.” (Their daily routine using reflexive verbs.)
Anyhoo, one of the students looks at me and asks me when my birthday is and I tell them. “Miss Landers, I’m going to make you cupcakes tomorrow and bring them to class because tomorrow is your half birthday!”
Isn’t that sweet? I honestly didn’t expect anything to happen but do you know what? Not only did they bring me fancy cupcakes but even brought me wrapped gifts! Yippee! Isn’t that something?
You know, I used to wish I could be a mother and have lots and lots of babies. But, life handed me a different set of cards and motherhood was not to be for me. But I’m not sad. Oh no! You see, instead of one baby I get the joy of having many each and every day and each and every school year.
Why, I must have taught well over one thousand children by now. They spoil me so much. 🙂 I”m a lucky lady, if I do say so myself.