Thursday, January 21, 2010

3lbs of Love

GR&DF Thank you for stopping by and for the nice comments about Alphablocks. It is a fun piece to stitch on as are all the CHS pieces. As a group they are beautiful to look at an a delight for the stitcher.

Last night was a complete bust for any kind of anything!! After dinner and cleaning up the kitchen I settled into my chair with the hounds and promptly fell asleep - so there was no stitching, no movie watching - no nothing but warm hounds and a ton of snoring!! I guess I needed the sleep but just hate to waste an evening doing nothing!

Speaking of hounds - there was an addition to our little family yesterday...... like the title states we got 3 more pounds of lickity love ........

....sorry about this extra crappity snap of mine - you must welcome our newest hound-o-licious.... Miss Lolly. I just couldn't get her to stay put for more than a second and even when she sat for the 5th or so cookie - it is not as clear as it could be - but you get the idea. How this bundle of joy landed in our arms is sort of a odd story. Here goes.... one of my co-workers mother breeds and raises Chihuahua's and Lolly was a gift to him. He is really not able to have a puppy/dog where he lives and so Lolly has been living with a friend of his. Now, the friend was not really able to have another dog as he already has two and so Lolly needed to find a more permanent type home or Heaven only knows where she would have ended up. I am sure everyone has heard of the Chihuahua explosion here in California - and in the Bay area it is really bad. I was approached since we already have Sweet Pete and The Peach to see if we would we like to have Miss Lolly??? Of course we would and so we have this darling 8 week old 3 pound bundle of rambunctious love. I will try and get better snaps of Lolly up soon. How the other two who-hounds are reacting is how I though they would - Sweet Pete is scared to death and runs as I knew he would and The Peach is leery yet curious - not too much snarling and very little barking - but lots of the Mohawking (where all her hair stands up in a line down her back it kind of looks like a Mohawk, hence the name).

In the comments Colleen mentioned a movie I had forgot I wanted to see - "Defiance" - 2008 - It is now on the queue - thank you for reminding me. Maggee also mentioned a film I really love - "Songcatcher" - 2000 - a super movie I recommend highly!!! Jill asked about Alphablocks and the stitching -I am doing it 1 over 2 - for some reason the last few piece have stitched have been 1 over 2. I have really enjoyed the 1 over 2 - to me on 36 ct linen 2 over 2 looks heavy and on some 36 ct it is just way too tight - so 1 over 2 fits the bill. I would also encourage you to click over to Jill's Blog to see her gorgeous finish of the Isa Vautier Sampler!!! This super piece is something I have waiting in the the to be stitch stash pile. I have quite a few things to stitch so it will be a while before I get to it.

Ther you go sports fans! Thank you once again for stopping by and for your kind comments.

Take care,
edgar

39 comments:

Hazel said...

Miss Lolly looks like a real cutie pie! I have the Isa V in my to do stash pile as well. I always have a problem deciding on colours. What colours are you planning?

Kelly said...

Love Miss Lolly!! I can see why you had to take her.

Becky K in OK said...

Miss Lolly is just too cute! Wish we could get some of the Chi's at our Humane Society. Lots of Okies looking for one. Have a great day.

Kathy A. said...

Oh hon, she is just too cute!! And what a lucky girl to have a new home with you!

Carol R said...

Welcome Miss Lolly - we hope to see lots more of you in future posts!

devonaz said...

Oh my gosh she is a sweet little doll,,we also have one and a toy yorkie and they are our babies as we are empty nesters,,congrats on your new baby girl..

Laura said...

Edgar, Miss Lolly is both adorable AND fashionable. Congratulations on the new addition to your brood.

Tracey said...

Miss Lolly is precious! Congrats on your new addition. :)

Catherine said...

I too had one of those nights - didn't stitch a lick (hate that) and fell asleep on the couch!

Miss Lolly is too cute!

Marjorie said...

She's very cute, and it was great of you to take her in. I wish the backyard breeders would just stop already.

Cole said...

She's so sweet!

Margie said...

Congratulations! Miss Lolly is a doll. :-)

Nancy said...

Miss Lolly is adorable! Pet love is the best!

DonnaTN said...

Miss Lolly is sweet and I'm sure you will be one big happy family soon! My family had a sweet chi when I was growing up. My grandmother had one that was meaner than a junkyard dog!

Anna van Schurman said...

Stella says hi and welcome to the blogosphere, Miss Lolly. (She wanted me to warn you not to let Edgar take embarrassing shots of you, but I told her to hush and not scare you!)

My Nifty Needle said...

Good Golly Miss Lolly! You're the cutest thing ever! I'm sure there will be no shortage in lickety kisses! Congrats Edgar, I know you'll luv her up!

Melissa said...

Welcome, Miss Lolly!

ariadne said...

Congrats for Miss Lolly!She is so sweet!Ariadne from Greece!

Jennifer said...

Oh Edgar, Miss Lolly is lovely! You and Rico have such open hearts for these cute little dogs, I knew it was only a matter of time before another bundle of love came your way. And what a sweet act of mercy it was to "rescue" her from an unknown fate. That makes her all the more special. Every time an unwanted or abandoned animal finds a loving home it just warms my heart. You've made my day!

~ Stitchin Sweet Sue ~ said...

Hi Edgar, congrats on your new addition to the family, she's so sweet! Would you plz send of that puppy explosion to us Yanks on the East Coast? I'm serious!

Sweet Stitchin...

Margaret said...

Oh My! So adorable!!! Congratulations on the new addition to the family!

LoriU said...

Oh how cute is Miss Lolly!!! Congrats!

Myra said...

Lolly is a beauty and will make a great addition to the family. Congratulations!

~Judy~ said...

Edgar, big congrats on the newest addition to your family. She is simply ADORABLE!!

Berit said...

Hooray for Miss Lolly! Glad to hear that you were able to help her out! As for the hound explosion, I hadn't heard. Poor doggies. :(

Gabi said...

Miss Lolly looks adorable!!! Congrats with the new family addition.

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Welcome Miss Lolly! She's so cute!

Natasha said...

Ohh Edgar congratulations on the new addition :) Miss Lolly looks like asweet heart. She is lucky to have landed into your loving arms.

Take Care

Marnie said...

What a sweet baby girl! She's a lucky girl (and already a diva)!

Mary said...

Welcome Miss Lolly!

Mary said...

What a cutie! Hope to see more of her!

Kathy said...

Congratulations on the new addition. Miss Lolly is just precious. And she's only 8 weeks old? Oh my the poor liitle thing being bounced from place to place. :( But she now in a wonderful place and I am sure she will be ruling the roost in no time. :)

Littlebit said...

Oh my goodness..that Lolly is a Dolly! I'm sure you must be heaven-sent for such a little 3-pound bundle.

Valerie said...

You are so gracious to give Miss Lolly a home. So many animals need homes. Bless you for opening your hearts and home! I have two cats, both were rescued (one from a shelter, the other a stray) They are like my children! Couldn't imagine life without them! Thanks for sharing!

Paulette said...

I cracked up at "lickity-love." Great way to put it! Miss Lolly is adorable, and with all the moving she's done, it was so good of you to bring her in. I don't know too much about the Chihuahua breed, but at least she's very well-socialized by this point!

Paulette

diamondc said...

Edgar: you are such a sweet lamb for taking in Miss Lolly.
Whereever you are and waht ever you are doing that is where God wants you to be and he wanted you to have Miss Lolly.
My Peanut says hello to Miss Lolly.
I have a Manchester Terrier who is so ill still full of energy and so full of love.
Well I need to get back to my stitching cops is coming on soon.
Stay Safe.

Catherine

Carol said...

Love Miss Lolly! She is one lucky girl to have such a nice new home. And she is so stinkin cute! I love my Chi!

blazensun said...

Miss Lolly is so cute. Congrats on the new addition to your family.

Hugs Sunny

Vonna said...

WELCOME to Lolly :) What a little dear in her jacket !