Alfie is about 13 years old and like many of my favourite things, came to my attention on Cragislist. Alfie was ‘surrendered’ to a fellow border collie rescuer in Washington on my behalf by the former owner and Heather kindly brought Alfie part way to meet me.
Going over the border was, again, a nightmare. Another hour in immigration only to get a sympathetic border guard who told me that it was “very stupid” to detain me for this. This time, I *MADE* him search my vehicle for photographic equipment (none), in exchange for him putting what amounts to “this is really stupid” on my file, with the intent that in the future I will not be flagged when attempting to visit the USA. Yeesh!
[Borg Bitch = 1. Snoozefest ’08 = 0. ]
The not-so-new addition, Sporticus, continues to defy death. Every day we go to the dog beach or the dog park and Sport runs and runs and runs and runs – the same dog who could only get as far as the beach and then lie down!! The other day we even tried swimming. Sport would like you to know that he’s sorry he let Canada down, and won’t be winning any swimming medals any time soon, but he certainly gave it a shot.
Aside from a new limp in the front, and hoarding the most persistent tapeworm I have ever encountered, he is doing very well.
Mr. Woo and Piper’s tribute to the 98 Olympic Games:
Last weekend the Brady Bunch had a family reunion. I unfortunately could not attend, given that it was in my Nemesis City (ie Washington) and I had too much going on that weekend. But I did get photos! These little monsters are all growed up!! Holy crow, hard to believe they are almost a year old.
Marsha is now Sophie
Mike is now Seamus
Jan is now Jazzy
Cindy is now Loki
And Bobby is now McGee
Apparently Mona (Willow) and Cousin Oliver (Mitch) could not make it to the reunion. Cindy’s adopters don’t keep in touch, so we don’t know how she is doing.
Thanks to everyone who went to the reunion for sending the photos of my babies!! Hopefully I can make it next year.
If you are feeling nostalgic, you can visit photos of the Brady Bunch growing up on my Flickr site.
Ever wondered if you have a Doppelganger out there somewhere?
Wootie does not. Because he KNOWS he does.
This is Nadja, who looks a helluva lot like Mr. Woo! It’s eerie!!
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