Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Duck, duck, duck....gosling.

The other day my mom to be took us on a walk along the river in hopes of seeing some ducks, ducklings, geese and goslings.  Now, the river is much farther than we normally walk but I was game to go if it meant being able to chase some waterfowl.

We walked...and walked...and walked...until finally we saw this
And this:
After taking a few pictures we turned around and headed for home. Mom was a little disappointed because when she went running along the same route the previous weekend she had seen at least 30 babies.  She really wanted to get more pictures of them.

But then! On the way home we saw more!
Look at this little guy stretching his baby wings:
So after being a good girl over the entire walk I was waiting for my chance to CHASE the geese. I pulled on the leash to try and hint to mom that I had some chasing to do!  Did she let me off leash!? Nooooo.  I walked FOUR MILES! For what! Noth-ing.  Mom tells me that the exercise was good for me - you know what exercise would be even better!? Chasing geese! Hmph.

On a brighter note, I would like to thank Agatha & Archie for their great post yesterday entitled "Toffee Rules and a fabulous day" - I am glad that you liked your goodies!  Now if only you could convince Riley that I rule - maybe then he'd stop bullying me and stealing my dinner!

Also, I would like to thank Candi for these very special awards!

A special woof out to Senator Kennedy and his family...he was just diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a few seizures over the weekend.


Todd aka Cuffy said...

mmmmm duckets

Deetz said...

Congratulations on your awards, those are really cool. I should have a cute video later in the day for video is soooo slow. You will see Gizmo in it...He is doing really really good, surprisingly. But, late last night about 2:00am he had a seizure and scared daddy really bad...Daddy got a tear in his eye and he is a really tough guy too. But he seemed fine this morning.
Hopefully google will let me have the html code for my video, I don't know any other way to get it.

Deetz said...

Those lil ducklings were awefully cute...You didn't get to chase any at all? 4 whole miles and everything...I am sorry

Eric said...

Oooh Moms gone a birdie phobia so I wasn't allowed to look at your pictures . .I am chief bird scarer round here! Anyways 4 miles walk and no chasing ? No treats? Or toys? Mmmm that's bad whats the 2leggeded thinking of?
Like you award from Candi, and I agree, you are very good friends! Off to see Agatha and Archies blog now.
Wig Wagging at you. Eric x

Deetz said...

My Video is finally up if you want to see it....I think my mum is on drugs....

Sparky said...

You didn't get to chase the ducks and goslings?! How could your human not let you do such a thing?! I think yours and my humans must have been planning this together... My humans also won't let me chase the stupid birds.


Lorenza said...

Hi, Toffee!
Congratulations on your awards!
That ducky family is adorable!
Kisses and hugs

Niamh said...

Since I'm a Setter I would have wanted to point at them. But be careful of the geese. The mamas can be very protective of their little ones.

Your friend,

Amber-Mae said...

WE'RE BACK!!! Hey, did your hoomans buy a new camera? The pictures are nice! Oh, that little chick's wings are sooo tiny. How's he gonna fly? Heehee!

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

Asta said...

Thank you fow that most bootifullestpoem that you and youw Mom sent us..we told auntie Kawen and she thanks you vewy made us cwy, but in a good way..
the little baby duckies awe soo cute, I'm kind of glad you didn't scawe them , although I would have wanted the chase too
smoochie kisses,ASTA

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Oh those ducklings look cute

~ Girl girl

happy said...

Aww those ducklings are so cute! Glad you didn't chase them though hehe...Congrats on your award! Both of you certainly deserve it!

Anonymous said...

Imagine going all that way and your mum won't even allow you off the leash.... thats cruel. But then i know when i was trying find out what cows are i was soo brave then when i finally seen them close up i was sooooo scared so maybe your mum was just protecting you's.

Your pictures are really nice though.

lots of licks


Agatha and Archie said...

Archie is speechless...You didn't get to chase ONE!! Not even ONE!!!!!!(this is one of his favorite things) Ah well next time..... Love A+A

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