Sunday, 26 August 2007

summertime

Yesterday we went over to Rooster and Sol's village and went for a walk downriver. They decided to teach me the rudiments of swimming although I still wouldn't go in further than belly depth. Rooster is not as fast as he used to be, but still swims a mean water-fetch. But mostly we all stood around in the water - dogs and people - and I did my best to get everyone's trousers wet.



I have to show you this picture of Sol running, even though it's blurry. He's amazing. He's so huge and so fast, and as he hurtles by his feet thunder on the ground. I've a bit of a crush on him, so whenever I'm on a walk and see lurchers in the distance I go crazy thinking it might be him. So far he kindly tolerates me but seems to find my beard-pulling antics childish and annoying. But a girl can dream....



My final act of the day was to be sick in the pub garden because I had eaten too much cow poo. Better out than in, as they say.

8 comments:

  1. Looks like a fun day to me! :)

    Love,
    Bogart

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  2. My dearest Mojo,

    What fun you had with Rooster and Sol! I also like to get my paws a little wet, but won't go all the way in... it's scarey, isn't it? But I made a new Airedale friend on Saturday who wants to give me swimming lessons, so I might just try it sometime soon.

    That Sol does look amazing and I can see why you have a little crush on him. But I can't understand why other dogs don't like to have their beards pulled. You can tug on my beard anytime (even though I don't have much of one yet)!

    Who am I, you ask?! I am the real man of your dreams!!!

    YOUR SECRET ADMIRER
    XXOO

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  3. Hello Mojo ! What a big friend you have !He is a giant ! You look so small....well you are small. Kisses from Switzerland, Faya

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  4. Hi Mojo!!!!
    We met a man today that has a 2 year old Airedale girl! We hope to meet her before we have to leave for home! We miss you!

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and Mitch

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  5. Hey Mojo,
    It's fun to be in the water! Looks like you had a terrierrific day!!!
    Hope you have a good holiday weekend.
    Luv & Wirey Hugs!
    Butchy & Snickers

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  6. Hi Mojo!
    We're back home from our vacation! We had the best time on Nantucket but it's sure nice to be home!

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie

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  7. Hi, Mojo
    Looks like you had great time there! I am sure you will like to swim as soon as you get used to the water!
    Are you feeling better now??
    Have a good night
    Lorenza

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