Thursday, July 7, 2011

Catching Up

A week or so ago we were awarded the Inspirational Blogger Award by Greyhounds CAN Sit!

Or should we say "Greyhounds CAN Dance"?  Because Beryl and Frankie rose to Honey's challenge and they both preformed a freestyle dance routine in Honey's contest "Dancing With the Doggie Stars" last month.  They both looked like they were having so much fun and Mom was very impressed with their mom's willingness to "give it a go" as they say in OZ...

We've been thinking a lot about who inspires us.  We really feel like all the bloggers we follow inspire us in one way or another by opening a small window into their lives and sharing it with the rest of us.  Each day we smile, laugh, cry, learn something, are moved by a beautiful photograph or someone's kind or astute comment.  Each of you has inspired us in one way or another - so we click the "follow" button and keep coming back.  

Honey inspired 30 dance teams to try freestyle dance for the first time;
KB inspires us almost daily with jaw droppingly beautiful photographs of her world;
Wild Dingo gave us probably our biggest laugh with this post;
The OP's inspire us with their kindness to everyone;
Tank inspires us by just telling it like he sees it.  Oh, wait, sorry, The Doggie Lama...
And Miss Fern inspires us just because she does!

THANK YOU from all of us!!

And remember, my friends...

"My blood smells like cologne.

I AM the most interesting dog in the world..."

(And just in case you don't know WHAT I'm talking about, here's a link to the Most Interesting Man in the World ad campaign.)

Keep walking, my friends! 


CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Baby Bart eyes!!!! So cute!

Two French Bulldogs said...

Congratulations on your award. We are most certain your blood smells like cologne, BOL
Benny & Lily

houndstooth said...

Congratulations on your award! We're starting to think you might be the most interesting man in the world, but you're going to have to get some Sibe floof and make yourself a mustache first. That post still cracks us up, too! ;)


White Dog Blog said...

Congratulations on a much deserved award. We so agree with all you said about inspiration and our blog community.

My breath smells like grilled salmon with sage! I am THE White Dog!

rottrover said...

BOL White Dog!!

Alfie said...

CONGRATS!!! you guys totally deserve it!

and i love the pic of the 3 of you. looks like someone was ready to run for it! hehe

Bella Roxy & Macdui said...

What do you drink?

XXXOOO Daisy, kendra & Bella

Congrats on the award.


Very interesting.......

Bouncing Bertie said...

You are most inspiring. And interesting. We will study the ad campaign link when we have time. For the moment, we remain mildly mystified.
Toodle pip!

jen said...

Congratulations on your award!

Thanks for the link to your friends the other day! We checked out their post and loved it!

Remington said...

What beautiful eyes....

Unknown said...

Awwwwh.. nice post. (and I love that foto of you three!)

Amber-Mae said...

Congratulations on your award!

Anonymous said...

Congrats you three! :D

Bart you kill me ;)

Waggin at ya,

Molly the Airedale said...

Congratulations on your award! You're such handsome dogs!

Love lots,
Maggie and Mitch

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Gee's thanks my friends, Gizmo, Bart & Ruby!!! You are just the prettiest dogs.
I loved the picture of the three of you. Maybe someone was cooking dinner?? Or maybe getting the leashes for an outing.
We eat hot peppers everyday b/c they are so good for you!! At first no seeds but now a few years into eating them all the time we like the heat!!
Have a good one, Fern

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Wow, we have no idea how we managed to get included with all those other very inspiring blogs!!! But thank you, that was so nice of you.

Bart, you are just too funny:)

Have a great weekend.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Teddy Westlife said...

Congrats on your award - very well deserved.

George The Lad said...

Congrats on your award, gald you gave us a link to the Most Interesting Man, I did wonder what it was all about, I find you much more interesting.
Thanks for your comment, I'll still get on the laptop when moms not looking lol!!!
Have a good week
See Yea George xxx

Anonymous said...

Wow. i'm so touched! However, i have to say you have 3 of the most adorable muses of your own that probably provide PLENTY of inspiration! Ruby's heart butt alone inspires many poems, quotes, and comic strips!

blood that smells like cologne? yup, i'd say that beats poop that smells like... err... roses.

My Mind's Eye said...

Good morning to my lovely Rotties
Bart, Gizmo and Ruby you all are looking very gorgeous in your group shot. I do like meeting new friends thanks for the link to Ms. Pippa's blog.
Hugs madi

the booker man said...

bart and gizmo and miss ruby!

gratsers on your shiny awardie! ya'll are pretty inspirational like yourselves, you know!
btw, bart, i wanna be just like you when i grow up!! (mama says i'm still not an adult yet.)

the booker man

Anonymous said...

Ruby! I just saw the video! OMD! That was one HUMUNGOUS fish that lab caught! WOW! He sure seemed very proud of himself too! As he should be! That was sooooo cooool! Thanks so much for finding it and sharing it with me! :D

Waggin at your resourceful, luvely, gorgeous heart rumped self ;)

KB said...

You are an inspiration! Congrats. You are such an amazing pack.

Bailey Be Good! said...

Just stopped by to wish you a very happy Saturday!!

Woofs & hugs,

~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)

Sierra Rose said...

Congrats on the award! Your words on inspiring blogs were just right!

Sweet hugs,
Sierra Rose

Maggie Mae and Max said...

YaY fur your award! :)

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Greyhounds CAN Sit said...

I'm glad you posted a link to the video as I was rather mystified by the posts:) Although I agree that Bart is the most interesting dog in the world! Maybe Bart needs to be the next 'most interesting dog in the world' instead of that man, who doesn't look nearly as interesting as Bart.

I love other people's blog rolls and will be going to check out those I don't know who you chose to pass on your award to:)

Elaine Pritchard said...

Congratulations on a well-deserved blog award.

Love and licks, Winnie

Anonymous said...

You ARE the most interesting dog in the world! :)

Elyse and Riley

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Thank you so much for the "happy for you" today. You are so right. The best thing in the world is to be loved truly loved and it is as good as it gets when it has been for 29 years. Some of us seam to need that special love. Most people don't find it except from your dog!! I have had it from all my dogs and my Hubby. As good as it gets!!!
You three are so tempting!!! I would love to know and love on you three!! Often!!!!
xx, Fern

Unknown said...

Congrats! You deserve it.

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Its me Tweedles
Thank you for visiting me. I would like to be your friend too.
You have so many adventures that I would love to read about,, so keep sharing.... the love.
Lets be friends
Congratulation on your Awsome Award

violett said...

I can not express it in English. But the words are true to the inspiring blogs around the world. Every day we look into a small window, all over the world. We learn from each other and we inspire each other. The world has become smaller through the internet. We are all very close.
Congratulations on your award
Mischka and Violett

fromsophiesview said...

Loved the I gave it a go....your award is so "FOR YOU"....cheers!

White Dog Blog said...

Thanks for the energy..we can sure use it! Quinn is feeling better now that the wound is draining and he is high on painkillers. YoYoMa is trying VERY hard to ignore his brother which for now, I guess, is a good thing. Keep that zen coming, we so appreciate it!

Marjie said...

Evidently, Rotties can sit, too!

And you are the Most Interesting Dog In The World. Those advertisers would do well to link to you!

Bailey Be Good! said...

Wishing you a very happy Tuesday!!

Woofs & hugs!

~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)

Unknown said...

Hi Gizmo, Bart & Ruby -

I'm FINALLY catching up!! Sorry I'm so late - my humans have just been so busy with travelling and stuff to help me do blog stuff much - and they're off again next week!!

Anyway, I wanted to say thank you so much for thinking of me with your award - I feel so very honoured and flattered!

Oh - and I've been loving your posts about the "Most Interesting..." campaign - ha! ha! - so funny!

Honey the Great Dane