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January 22, 2009

It Snowed!!!

... presents, that is!

Hellow there puppies! I had such a treat during the last two weeks. Maybe the nottie post lady knew it was my birthday. I am still receiving Christmas cards from my DWB friends week in and week out and am getting quite used to see the security guard hand-over my mails.

I would like to believe the nottie postman had stopped being so nottie and decided to just deliver my cards every week without much of a fuss.

When manang arrived from Bacolod last Christmas, she brought me gifts from my mommy Lilli…

Handsome, eh?

A rope toy from my sweet friend, Trudis O’ Wudis!

…These were the cards delivered to me last week from Jaffe and Kaylie, 4Bs, Verdi and Gaucho, Deefor and Arrow and our lovely friends- Huskee and Hershey!

…My pa(w)y-it-forward pressie from Chowchow (sorry buddy, we are still searching for that bubble wrapped envelope to send your pressie in :( )

These were really delicious and they smell really good too… I am actually reminded of corned beef... MMMMMMM....

Guess what? The postman didn’t stop there. Days after, he came back and gave manang two claim cards for pressies to be claimed at the central post office (parcels were subject to customs check and had to be claimed pawsonally by the recipient).

Hmmmm… these pressies smell familiar…

Oh my dog! Pressies from my very good friends- Addie, (Lucie) and Zoe and Huskee and Hershey (again- yay!)!
Huskee and Hershey gave Poopie and me separate gifts. Their mum, Ms. Shane, was even nice enough to give manang her own gift… yay! Thank you so much friends!
Is my love for rope toys and balls too obvious *grin*?

I know this was supposed to be Poopie’s but…
Manang was in the habit of giving me the parcel and allowing me to rip the package open, myself. However, in some weird turn of events, she decided not to let me “open” this package from Addie and Zoe.

At first, I reckoned it was only because she was giving in to her “pack-rat” attitude and wanted to keep the parcel (with their picture on a sticker) as a souvenir… Somehow, this seemingly spontaneous decision proved to be worth more when a few days after our dear friend Zoe passed away. Now, I don’t think we will ever throw away that parcel. It is now worth millions or even zillions, in my book!
Yummy christmas treats from Addie, Zoe and Lucie

… and eating them.

Oh joy! I’m so happy I feel like flying!
… too many pressies, too little time… too bad Poopie can't reach the table!! bwahaha..

thank you so much dear friends!!!
like I always say, more than the gifts and the cards,
what matters most to us is the thoughtfulness,
the love and the friendship that you unselfishly and genuinely
share with us each and every day of our lives.
having friends like you is always a blessing and we are forever grateful
to have such wonderful angels on God's green Earth.
We LOVE you all so much!!


Lorenza said...

Hi, Aki!
You got lots of nice presents! Congratulations and enjoy them!
Kisses and hugs

Sweepy said...

Yey! You got your pressies Aki!!! Addie sent you the same pressies. Isn't that so sweet of her? I love the lollipops too!

Btw, your story made me cry, boo-hoo! Got to go before I made a mess of myself...waaaaah!!!

Anonymous said...

Wow lots of presents. But you're popular. So handsome and cute.

Bobby said...

Great presents , hope your postman keeps them comeing but do share them.

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...


You weren't kidding when woo said it snowed pressies!

Furry nice

BUT then again, woo are furry nice and so are your furiends!


Tibby said...

Hi Aki!
You got some really nice pressies! You are one lucky dog!
:) Tibby
PS: Of course you can add me to your blogroll! That would be great!

Simona,Paco e Milo said...

HI Aki!!!!
you're very lucky boy!!!!!
lot of pressie!!!!!
we're sooooooooo jealous!!! ;-))))
we love your pictures....think that you're very very very very handsome boy!!!!
Congrats on your presents.....have much fun with it!!!!!
P.S.: we've stuffed a lot of snow....there are a lot for you!!!!
do you want some of it????? :-)))
we love you so much!!!!!
kisses and licks

Chow Chow said...

Glad you like the little treat!

Opy - the Original GruffPuppy said...


you have been nominated for Photo of the Month over at the Bone Zone - head on over and cast your vote :)



Maggie and Mitch said...

What nice pressies you got! Enjoy them!
Isn't it fun to get Christmas cards a month AFTER Christmas?!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Joe Stains said...

wow, Christmas continues at your house, you are so lucky!!