Friday, August 07, 2009

The Friday Five Returns

What can I say, the summer slack is in full swing. We have seen a few rare breaks in the rain and have taken advantage of every spare minute. Now it's time to get back one of our favorites and let you see where we have been sniffing around lately.

But before that, a couple of awards that we are late to acknowledge! Actually, one award from two of our friends.

Doug from Fumbled Returns, and Doctor Dre were both kind enough to pass this along. Actually, I think a few dogs I know would be very happy if I stopped creating! But I'll keep at it until the men in white suits come and lock me up. Thank you!

Now back to the Friday Five. Many of you have given or received blog awards of one type or another. It's fun to recognize others and introduce our friends to bloggers they might not otherwise find. We have been tagged many times, and have not been able to keep up or play along due to an outrageous work schedule and constant distractions.

With that in mind, I thought it might be fun to offer up an award with zero strings attached. No need to "paw" it forward, answer ten questions about anything, or even acknowledge it. Just feel the love!

A few fun destinations for the week:

Take a dip with Three Happy Heeler's! These dogs know how to spend a summer. They swim like crazy, and here is the great part - they love to chomp sticks. Our old friends will know why that floats our boat!

One of our oldest friends, Tracing Lucky Skies celebrated a birthday with Jackson recently. Stop by and say hello, and take in the fun with this beautiful, fun loving pack!

I think by now many know that we have lived with, and adore Border Collies. So we love every visit to Holly & Zac, especially since we are landlocked and they have been frolicking in the surf lately. Throw them a bone! :)

Golden Samantha is another dear old friend, and gets our nod for Wordless Wednesday this week - I want to know what happened next! And Nigel appreciates the view. :p

Want to see one of our favorite headers in the dog blog world? I smile every time I arrive at Nibbles Treats - and this week, there is great feeding advice on tap! I think I'm going to give a few of these a try. Thanks for the great post Sandy! :)

Another Friday, another five, another weekend awaits. Enjoy the tour and be well!


  1. Congrats on your awards. Have a great weekend.

    Simba and Jazzi xx

  2. i've also just awarded you one more...come check

  3. Just stopping by to say hi to you, Mrs. Author and the Pack. I have been lurking around your enjoyable blog but failed to say "HI!" so here it is!

  4. Congrats to all of these fabulous blogs and for doing the four legged work to take the tour and then let us know the findings!

  5. Congrats on the awards everyone!!! Have a great weekend!


  6. I will be checking out these blogs, thanks!!!!

  7. Khongrats!

    Great choices!

    See woo at the waterkhooler!


  8. As always, thanks for the suggestions. We didn't know of a couple of them and are headed there now. Love sniffing new friends.

  9. Congratulations to all!

  10. Thanks for stopping by. I am enjoying your blog. I see why you have so many followers. This is a great blog.

  11. what a greta post - we follow most of those already - but we are now following all of them - thanx for the introductions

    Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ

  12. You guys are awesome. Thanks for thinking of us.

    Lots of treats,
    Tinkerbell, Oscar and Tucker

  13. And Nigel appreciates the view. :p

  14. Congrats!! Very good choice on your Friday 5!!

    Also way cool award design I will have my assistant (MAMA) post it!!


  15. I just found the Golden Samantha blog last week! It is a good one!

  16. congrats on your award - and please do keep being creative. Good choices for your Friday Five, some we know and love, some we will go and meet.

    Happy weekend, the OP Pack

  17. Congrats on your awards. You deserve it
    Benny & Lily

  18. Great site. Here is a great giveaway and easy rules. Ends Sunday.

  19. I am beyond honored to get the nod for such a great award!!! THANKS!!!! "You're the top - you're the....da da da!"
    Hugs xo,

  20. Hi, just wanted to say how much I've enjoyed reading your posts and how wonderful your pictures are - really breathtaking ! Thankyou for sharing

  21. Hi,

    Sorry we are a day late for this but...

    Thank you very much for naming our blog, we feel very honoured. :-)

    Congrats on your award. :-)
    and thank you again.. :-)

    Holly & Zac...XX

  22. Thank you for the tips, we will check out these fine folks :)

  23. Congrats all for your awards!


  24. Congratulations on your awards, and love the golden hydrant!

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