Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A Quiet Thanksgiving

Rusty:  Hey, turn off the light.  I'm trying to sleep.

Micah:  I can't turn it off.  That's sunlight. Besides, you don't want to sleep away the day.  We have things to do.

Rusty:  Such as?

Micah:  Well, eat, for one. 

Rusty:  And then?

Micah:  We can think about that.  There's no rush.

Rusty:  I've been thinking a lot about Buddy lately.  Yesterday would have been his 13th birthday.  It still seems strange he's not with us.  Especially when the phone rings.

Micah: Yes, he did love to howl when the phone rang.  He taught the other dogs to do the same, but they stopped when he passed away.

Rusty: It's been pretty quiet around here since.  Or it would be if Marcus would lower his volume.

Micah:  I would have thought his voice would have dropped a few dozen octaves during his four years.  How much longer do you think we'll have to listen to his his hyper screeching?

Rusty:  I don't know.  I've heard a human boy's voice usually changes in his teen years. I fear we'll all go deaf before Marcus reaches thirteen. 

Micah:  We should add that to our list of things to be thankful for - most of us still have our hearing.

Rusty: .Jan said we're having a quiet Thanksgiving.  And I happen to know Marcus won't be here.

Micah:  Why not?

Rusty:  I emailed him an invitation for Thanksgiving dinner at the White House.  He accepted.



  1. I get the feeling your Thanksgiving may not be quite as quiet as you are hoping!

  2. Loud or quiet - I just want turkey.

  3. Hari OM
    MOL... nice try Rusty; pawpare yourself fur disappointment. But remember to enjoy your thanksgiving with all the 'farm' and give Jan a little more of the loving only a cat can do - okay??? Hugs and whiskeries, YAM-aunty xxx

  4. Good try Rusty. Let me know if it worked!

  5. We hope your quiet Thanksgiving is filled with grace and the joy of the Lord. Ours will be quiet this year also.

  6. We miss Buddy too. I hope that you have a nice Thanksgiving.

  7. Have a fabulous, quiet Thanksgiving!

  8. Happy Thanksgiving! I would come for dinner...Our thanksgiving is long gone and the Turkey is only a wonderful memory. However, Mommy says its too far.
    Purrs and love
    Marv and Mommy

  9. We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and Marcus is to busy eating turkey to screech :-)!
    Jaky, Arty & Rosy

  10. We know you all miss that sweet Buddy noise. Hugs from all of us.

  11. guyz..itz knot de quiet ya knead ta forgetz a bout...itz de bass terd burd with stuff sticked up itz wazzooo~~~~~~~~~~ ☺☺♥♥

  12. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaw We'll be havin' a quiet day too. Me's 8th Gotchaday is tomorrow and mommy said we'll be doin' lots of extra snuggles the rest of da week. Happy Fanksgivin' to all of ya'. We hope ya' get lots to eat and lots of naps. Big hugs

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Raena

  13. MOL, nice try ! But we're afraid that your Thanksgiving won't be as quiet as expected, Rusty. Purrs

  14. Marcus, oh, boy, do we want to hear about THAT visit. Personally, I wouldn't set foot in the White House for Thanksgiving, but who wants to leave home at holidays? Such stress. Especially THERE.

  15. We miss Buddy, too.....
    Love from Loulou

  16. We are having pizza and pumpkin pie.

    Your Pals,

    Murphy and Stanley

  17. We're pretty sure you all needs a long nap after all the excitement of the last few days. Hooray that the all the beans worked so hard to find the woofie's pawrent.

    Have a good one efurrybody!

  18. We're going to have a quiet Thanksgiving around here, too

  19. The White House? Well, at least the president won't be there, he will be in Florida.

  20. Happy Thanksgiving. Sometimes quiet is just what you need :)

  21. I hope Marcus tells us all about his special Thanksgiving. And I hope you all enjoy your quiet Thanksgiving.

  22. BOL! You never forget your angels. Hope you have a nice Thanksgiving day!

  23. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. And let there be peace and quiet sp you all can be the more thankful:)

    But let us tell you, petcetary says quiet can mean trouble, MOL/BOL!


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