Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Another one of my favorite hobbies

Hi, everyone -

Mama keeps telling me that I am an "outdoors" type of dog. In fact, she said if she and Papa had a doghouse for me outside that I would probably want to live in that instead of our nice warm house. Here is the picture.

Mama wants to know which hobby I would rather do. She says the sticks win!

Love -


I love to play with sticks - they are so much fun

Hi, everyone -

Here are some pictures of me doing one of my favorite things - carrying sticks:

Here is another:

And another:

The last one!

I even like to growl while I have sticks in my mouth. Mama says I am "laughing" at her.
Love -

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Make A Wish

Kaci and I were tagged by Linda for this meme. We found it difficult to come up with just one wish so with Mama's help this is what we came up with.

The Rules:

1. Think about what it is that you want more than anything, what your heart's desire and fondest wish, and what it is that you would wish for if you were to see the above wishing star flame across the sky.

2. Right click and SAVE the blank graphic below.

3. Use a graphics program of your choice and place your wish on this picture:

4. Post the Make a Wish Meme and your wishing star on your blog along with these rules.
5. Tag as many people as you like so that there can be wishing stars all across the Blogosphere and ask them to please link back to Linda at so that we can see what wishes other have made and share those wishes with others.
This is who we decided to pass this to:
Love -
Hershey and Kaci

We would also like to pass this wish to

Monday, March 24, 2008

A Lovely Poem

Hi, everybody -

My groomer gave this poem to Mama. This is for all the doggies, cats and other animals that are waiting for us in heaven from Mama, Kaci and I (Hershey):

If It Should Be

If it should be that I grow weak and pain should keep me from my sleep.
Then you must do what must be done, for this last battle cannot be won.
You will be sad I understand. Don't let grief then stay your hand.
For this day more than all the rest, your love for me must stand the test.
We've had so many happy years, what is to come can hold no fears.
You'd not want me to suffer, so the time has come to let me go.
Take me where my needs they'll tend, and please stay with me until the end.
Hold me firm and speak to me, until my eyes can no longer see.
I know in time that you will see, the kindness that you did for me.
Although my tail its last has waved, from pain and suffering I've been saved.
Please do not grieve it must be you, who has this painful thing to do.
We've been so close, we two these years, don't let your heart hold back its tears.
For, I am now in a better place, and will be waiting to see your happy face.
When your turn comes to fly up to the blue, please look for me,
I'll be waiting for you.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

A resident of New Hampshire

Hi, everyone -

This is a squirrel that visits Grammy's feeder. Papa took the video when we visited Kaci and Grammy. What a silly squirrel!

Love -


Friday, March 21, 2008

There is still lots of snow

Hi, new friends and pup pals -

I (Hershey) just got back from New Hampshire with Papa. I was happy to see Mama but I was having so much fun outrunning Kaci that I didn't get much sleep (or as Asta says sneep). There was so much snow on the ground I wasn't sure if there was any grass or dirt. (Dirt is one of my favorite things to eat but Mama thinks that's disgusting). Here is the first picture:

And the second picture:

A third picture:

Here is the last picture.

As all of you can see there is still a lot of snow in New Hampshire. However, Butchy and Snickers may think that there is more snow on the ground in Iowa. Mama is not sure but both states have way too much snow. All this snow may last until June - Mama is glad there is no snow on the ground in Connecticut!
This trip is so boring compared to Asta's travels!
Love -

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

More sad news

Hi, everyone -

As you may or may not be aware Lacylulu did not make it through her surgery. Mama, Kaci and I are so sad and heartbroken about this news. We knew Lacylulu for a short time and we will miss her so much. Tributes have been posted on Asta and Hammer's blog.

We are really sad doggies and Mama is upset too. But we are glad that we were able to meet Lacylulu and become pup pals and blogging friends.

Today is also my Grammy's birthday. It is also raining "cats and dogs" please pardon the pun.

Love -


I miss her lots!

Love -


Monday, March 17, 2008

Thanks everyone

Hi, again -

Kaci, Mama and I want to thank everyone who welcomed us to the world of blogging. We know there are some comments that we haven't answered yet. We are not ignoring anyone. We are also on Dogster and Mama spends a lot of time updating our pages there. Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone!

Love -


Countdown to see Kaci

Hi, everyone -

Tomorrow Papa and I will make the trip to see Grammy and Kaci. Papa talked with Grammy and she said there is still a lot of snow on the ground. We didn't get a lot of snow this winter. I am not sure what to expect with all the white stuff. I'm hoping I can tire Kaci out. She loves to drag me aound by one of my legs so I hope I can outrun her in the snow.

I will send Grammy birthday wishes from everyone.

Love -


Saturday, March 15, 2008

Another mistake in the book tag

Hi, everyone -

We just found out that Powder Puff also tagged Hammer for the book tag. Since we are not sure of all the rules we will tag Opy to take the challenge. Opy, consider yourself tagged!

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

Friday, March 14, 2008

A mistake on our previous post

Hi, everyone -

We wanted to say that we were tagged for the book tag - not book tag twice. Mama just caught the mistake.

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

We've been tagged for the book tag book tag

Hi, everyone -

We have been tagged by our new pup pals Butchy and Snickers to do the book tag. Here are the rules:

1. Grab the nearest book of 123 pages or more.
2. Open it to page 123.
3. Find the first five sentences and write them down.
4. Then invite five friends to do the same.

The book title is Favorite Dog Stories by James Herriott

Page 123

I settled deeper in the cushions as the sherry began to send warm tendrils through my system. This was a happily familiar situation, listening to Mrs. Pumphrey's recitals of Tricki Woo's activities. She was a kind, highly intelligent, and cultivated lady, admired by all and a benefactress to innumerable charities. She sat on committees and her opinion was sought on many important matters, but where her dog was concerned her conversation never touched on weighty topics, but was filled with strange and wondrous things. She leaned forward in her chair.We would like to tag five of our new pals and friends to take this challenge: Lorenza, Maya and Kena, Lacylulu, Hammer and Deetz.

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Update to Beau's post

Hi, everyone -

Hammer was so kind to give us directions to post a video to our blog about Beau. This worked out much better for Mama than trying to post his picture to our blog. We are still new to all of this blogging stuff.

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

Finding Beau

Please help Hammer and his family find Beau and bring him home.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Some really sad news

Hi, everyone -

Bruno lost his battle with cancer yesterday. Mama is especially sad. Not only was Bruno one of our close friends on Dogster, yesterday was the day that Bosco made her trip to schnauzer paradise.

Bosco is taking really good care of Bruno. If you want to read his latest entry his link is

We are really sad doggies,

Hershey and Kaci

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Hershey is going to visit Kaci

Hi, everyone -

Guess what? I (Hershey) am going to visit Kaci with Papa next week! I think Papa is going to surprise Grammy (his Mama) because it will be her 81st birthday. But it's supposed to be a surprise and a secret so we can't let Kaci know. She will tell her Mama and spoil the surprise! Kaci keeps telling Papa, Mama and I how much snow there is on the ground. Since I am going I will see how much there is for myself!

Thanks to everyone who has made us welcome to the world of blogging, especially Maya, Kena, Lacylulu and Hammer!

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Update to last entry

The links to Bosco and Hershey's page on Dogster are: (Bosco) and (Hershey)

Mama just noticed a mistake on the previous post.

My first trip to Connecticut, Kaci's trip to New Hampshire

Hi, everyone -

Maya and Kena were so nice to post something in their blog about our new blog. I (Hershey) was born in Maine and moved to Connecticut when I was eight weeks old.

Kaci, however, was born in Iowa and made the trip to Connecticut. Tom (Papa) and Dianne (Mama) found Kaci in the local pet store. After spending New Year's Day in New Hampshire in 2005, Tom's mother said she missed having a miniature schnauzer in the house. She wanted to give a miniature schnauzer puppy a home.

Approximately a month and a half after spending New Year's Day in New Hampshire, Papa went to the local pet store where he met Kaci for the first time. The idea came to him to buy her for his mother as a surprise since she missed having a dog in the house. Papa asked Mama if she wanted to see the puppy. Of course the answer was yes! At the time Papa and Mama had another miniature schnauzer who at that time was 14 years old. She was the only dog in their house so Papa and Mama felt it would not be fair for Bosco to share her house with a puppy at that stage in her life. If Bosco were a little younger Kaci's permanent home would also have been in Connecticut. However, Bosco and Kaci got to know each other for a little over a year before Bosco made her trip to "schnauzer paradise."

Kaci, Bosco and I also have pages on Dogster. If you want to see our pages the links are: (Kaci) (Bosco) and (Hershey).

Monday, March 3, 2008

I went shopping for the first time

We are new members of Dogster and have become pup pals with Maya and Kena. They were so nice to make this picture of me shopping. Mama thought that the neckline was a little too low, but when I showed her what I bought for her while shopping she decided to forgive me.
Now Kaci is all jealous because she wants a nice dress. I thought I was all done shopping but I will need to buy a dress for her.

Our first entry

Hi, everyone -

I was able to convince my Mama to start a blog for Kaci and I. We are going to have so much fun getting to know other dogs all over the world. The picture of the two of us is in New Hampshire at Christmas. There was a lot of snow on the ground then.