I'm so lucky to have so many furiends!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Flower Friday, GABE, and Rainbows

I haven't done Flower Friday in a while but hopefully Mom won't be taking any more vacations from my blog. I've been thinking about demoting her lately.

Here is a collage of rose photos Mom took last week at our neighbors house.

You guys know Twinkie, right? And you guys know she did a lot of work getting GABE up and running for all of us to enjoy, right? During GABE I won 2 of the drawings. You can see my goody bag I received from Dory here. Well, the other thing I won was a painting from The Musketeers. I know I told you that at some point in the past and wanted you to be able to see the painting. Since I already have a painting from Cloud's Mom, Kathleen (whose blog was recently selected as a Blog of Note) I decided to let Twinkie know how much I appreciated all her work and asked The Musketeers if I could have a photo of her painted. Unless you have one of these types of portraits or have seen one you just don't understand how special they are. It is kind of a once in a lifetime experience the first time you see it. A couple of weeks ago, Twinkie's painting arrived and Mom and I sent it to her. She posted it in her Dear Twinkie post last week and I love the photo of Twinkie and the painting together and wanted to show it to you guys in case you haven't seen it. 

Isn't that the cutest thing ever? 
I want to say a HUGE thank you to The Musketeers for letting me pass the joy on to a special furiend of mine.  

One evening last week, Mom was over at Uncle David's and Aunt Shannon's house with family. There was a big thunderstorm and it got really dark out. Then the sun came back out ant there was the most beautiful rainbow. Mom said the colors were more vibrant than she has ever seen in a rainbow and the pictures don't do it justice. She said it looked like you could just reach out and grab it because it was so close. If you look carefully, you will see it was a double rainbow.




And, Uncle David and Aunt Shannon found out that they are expecting a baby girl that day too! Very exciting!
Have a great weekend!

34 comments:

kalyxcorn said...

what great news all around!! :)

houndstooth said...

I love all your news! Mom says she completely agrees with you about seeing a portrait of your pet for the first time. She got one of Treat about a year after she died and it's one of her greatest treasures. She says one of these days there's going to be a portrait of me around!

Bunny

Milla said...

Olá Twis...
meu nome é Kamilla
gostei muito do seu blog
e lhe convido a conhecer os meus blogs:
o primeiro não sei se voce vai gostar... é um blog sobre gatos!
o segundo é um blog sobre scrapbook digital(eu faço layouts para blogs)
gostei muto dos baners!!!
até mais...

the booker man said...

miss twix,
pretty roses, pretty painting of miss twinkie, and pretty rainbows!! there's nothing not to like about this post. teehee. :)
mama says she wants to get a portrait of me 'n asa done some time. mr. cloud's mama is just incredible!
*woof*
the booker man

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

That's KHWITE the pot of gold!

Khongrats!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Mr Koda MD said...

Great picture!!!! Clouds Mum is soo talented!!!

scotsmad said...

Roses, rainbows and Twinkie! Great post. Maybe sometime we'll get a portrait done..that is, if we'll stand still long enough to get a decent picture.

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

Maggie and Mitch said...

Twink's portrait is just beautiful! That was super nice of you, Twix!
Your roses are so beautiful!
Congratuations to Uncle David and Aunt Shannon!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Lola said...

I think the Moms should consider getting a portrait done of me. The only problem is where they'd hang it. I think they'd have to take turns. It was so furry nice of you to have one done for Twinkie. I did see it and it was pawsome and so is that rainbow. Do you think it's true that there's a pot of treats at the end of a rainbow?

wags, Lola

El'bow and Hauwii said...

nice rainbow

Kissslobbers
El'bow & Hauwii

BRUTUS said...

Rainbows and roses - now you can't beat that for a warm, fuzzy post! Have a great weekend, Twix!

Multiple Snorts-
Brutus (& Carmen) the Frenchie(s)

Remington said...

Love the pic of Twink! Great pics and great news! Have a fun weekend, my friend!

Frankie Furter said...

You surely did pack a pawful of pawsitively wonderful stuffs in this post!!

Minna Krebs said...

This is a most feel good post today!

The roses are most beautiful..I can almost sniffs them!

And rainbow pikturs always makes me smile

Haves a great weekend
MinnaK

PeeS...you are a most pawsome furrend for commisioning the portrait of Twinkie!

mayziegal said...

Oh, Twix! That was such a Most Sweet and Thoughtful thing to do for Miss Twinkie! She's such a super duper furend and I know you made her feel real special!

Wiggles & Wags,
Mayzie

Nadine, Chewy and Lilibell said...

Twix, we did see the portrait of Twink on her blog and thought that it really captured her essence! Those pictures of the roses are perfect, we can almost smell them, BOL!!

Waggles & Chi kisses, Chewy & Lilibell

Madi and Mom said...

Hi Twix... I talk to mom about you being cold...I told her I have plenty of fur to share with someone...you want me to send you some of my gray fur?

Very nice post today my friend,
Madi

Dory and the Mama said...

What a beautiful post Twix! We just loved the flowers and the rainbows...What a beautiful gesture getting that picture for Twinkie..isn't she just the nicest pup ever!

Smileys & Snuggles!
Dory, Bilbo and Jacob

Kari in WeHo said...

Great rainbow and great news :)

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

So many beautiful things here today, Twix. Those roses are awesome - almost perfect. And you were so sweet to share your prize with Twink. It is a great painting of her, isn't it?

Wasn't that rainbow amazing? We saw a bit of it as a double rainbow. YOurs looks just like ours - did you see it on our post? We must have all been under the same gorgeous arc.

Congrats to Uncle David and Aunt Shannon. They are sure getting their pot of gold with a sweet baby girl.

Happy weekend.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Aksharaa said...

Dear Twix,
what a lovely portrait that is!!Your flowers are lovely and so are your Gabe winnings!congrats.
and Congratulations and lotsa wishes to your aunt and uncle. a lovely little baby girl is the bestest gift in the whole wide world!
wags,
Buddy n Ginger

K9friend said...

Wow! That post was full of good news. Love Twinkie's portrait!

Pat
www.critteralley.blogspot.com

The Army of Four said...

Gorgeous roses! Doubly gorgeous rainbow!
Play bows,
Zim

Lorenza said...

Twix!
You are the best!
Twinkie's portrait is beautiful!
Congratulations to Uncle David and Aunt Shannon!
I hope you all have a great weekend too!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Bijou said...

Hi Twixie,

It was very sweet of you to pass your prize painting on to Twink. You are a furry special doggy, but we already knew that!

Every buddy is seeing purdy rainbows this year!

Waggles,
Bijou

Anonymous said...

a girl! So exiciting! You're gonna get a new baby girl cousin!

Tessa the Maltese said...

Wow Twix, you are a very special girl to give your gift to your best buddy. You are a sweetie!

What great news all around! Thanks so much for sharing it too!

Hugs, Tessa

Sandra said...

Oh exciting news indeed. Good times! Exciting things coming up.

hero said...

Hi Sweet Twixie,

So much great news... beautiful roses and lovely portrait of little Twinkie. I'm so happy that you're gonna have a cousin soon. You know what, I truly believe in destiny... coz we're both looking at the same rainbow across the oceans.

Licks, hero

Zona said...

What a wonderful post - so much great news!!!

Wags,
Zona

Cloud the Wonder Dog said...

Oh Twix, you and your mama are so generous and sweet!! :-)
Love the roses and rainbow, too!

Luv,
Cloud and his mom

Rudy - The dog with a blog said...

We are in love with your GABE prize, too cool!

twinkietinydog said...

You sure are becoming eloquent and wise in your old age, my just eleven year old friend. I love how you put it: "It's a once in a lifetime experience the first time you see it." Got us teary eyed again, although so far a day hasn't gone by that we've forgotten the most precious gift!
xoxoxo

lime said...

Very nice.....

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