Thursday, April 30, 2009

All the Way From the Philippines!

I received a package in the mail from my friends Sweepy, Sumo and Bogart. They're also known as Hounds in Heaven and they live in the Philippines. I never realized the Philippines were so far away from me - nearly as far as Singapore! Sweepy lives approximately 8,500 mile or 13,700 kilometers from me. Wow!
Inside the package was this very artistic card that the hounds made for me.The letter explained that the pieces glued to the front of the card, with the exception of the slivers of shell, were from their personal collection.
Bogart's job is to guard the rocks and he takes his job very seriously!
First they spread out all the rocks and glass pieces onto the floor for closer inspection.
Sweepy went through the collection, viewing each piece one by one and chose his favorites.
Sumo chose the rock he wanted to send and carefully placed it on Sweepy's nose while he was sleeping!
Even though the shells were part of the card, we took them off and put them into the coffee table too. The shells, brightly colored glass and smooth and shiney rocks really added some pizzaz to the table! Thank you Hounds in Heaven for sending such great things!!


Checkers said...

super cool rocks you got there pedro

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...


Woo got some more khool stuff fur the khollekhtion!

Tank woo fur sharing!

PeeEssWoo: Some from 'down the road' should be arriving 'soon'

GoldenSamantha said...

Your table is looking absolutely awesome! Just love it! Great idea!
Hugs xo,

Rambo said...

You're right. Those shells did add some color to the table. It looks pawsome!!

That was a good idea your Mom had. Collecting rocks and shells from all over the world was fun, huh??

cousin Rambo

Sharon said...

It's great that you're still getting so many awesome rocks. Can't wait to see what arrives next!!

S and D

Chester's Mom said...

Hi-ya Pedro! What beautiful shells-and from so, so far away!! They are experts at picking out good rocks! Mom is fascintated by the leafy lookin' shells. The table is coming along beautifully. My rocks should be arriving any day now. You will have to pardon the lack of surprises for all your furry family-I didn't realize until after I sent my package that there are more to your pack than you and Libby. My bad. Please share if you don't mind.

Woofs and bad slobbers,

Sarcasta-Mom said...

Wow, your collection is so neat! Hopefully we can get our act together and put our contribution in the mail this weekend.

the TN Bull Terrors said...

Those shells are cool! Yer table is lookin good!

Feather, Darla, Pappy & LizzaBella

Doctor Dre said...

hi Pedro,
yeah my mom & dad agree with your mom & dad. they think i'm chorkie too. although when we first met, mom & dad were told that i was a choodle (chihuahua/poodle)!

we vote for pedro!

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Mom wishes she could find some pretty rocks like that for you.. The glass is beautiful..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

JB's Big World said...

Those really are great things for your table. My mom is amazed at how many participants there are in building your rock table! Who knew this idea would take off so well?

Baby Rocket Dog and Hootie said...

Tell us Pedro,do rocks from Singapore sing a pretty melody?? They sure look pretty. Okay, here is our email address: Send momma your address and she'll get some rocks out to you. We'll pass through Utah,Nevada,Montana & Idaho on our way up to our cabin (leaving on the 14th)...that's a lot of rocky area!
Smooches, BabyRD & Hootie

Moco said...

That table is filling up fast.

Suzuki said...

Hi Pedro!
Your rocks from us should arrive sometime next week hopefully because Mummy sent them last week.
Big licks to you

Tibby said...

Hi Pedro!
Those are some pawsome rocks and shells you got! They look wonderful with your collection! I am afraid I may never find any that lovely but I will keep looking!
:) Tibby

Lorenza said...

Hi, Pedro!
It is so nice to see more and more rocks in the table!
Sweepy sent you very nice rocks!
Take care
Kisses and hugs

Tee said...

Hi Pedro,

That's definitely a fantastic addition to your collection of rocks!

You sure have a great collection building up!

Licks and Wags

The Dog Woods Pack

Byron y Xinver said...

Hi Pedro. Incredible stones and shells from Philippines! Very beautiful.

Sweepy said...

Woof Pedro!
I am glad our rock collection got to you! You should see the way the postmaster eyed the rocks. Methinks she wanted one too! Keeper said it was part of the card design otherwise she would charge us extra for it!

I am now thinking of what to share with you next. Hmmm, we are doing art sessions this weekend. I'll make you a mural if it is possible and if Keeper won't freak out.

Droolingly happy,

xandre said...

Cool Pedro! Thanks for sharing your gift in this blog. By the way, did you by chance see this article about Zootoo’s shelter makeover?

Angel said...

You are getting some impressive rocks from all over the world. We sent ours and wondered it you received the Round Rock from Texas?

The Cole Crew said...

That collection is beautiful. Thanks for the link to the story about the heeler lost at see that survived, very interesting.

GSD Adventures said...

Those are a great addition to the table even if they weren't originally meant for it! Looking awesome!

Pruett and Daphne

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Wow they live really close to us, well like 45 miles but that is close here in Texas..
Beautiful rocks..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Bobby said...

You table is looking great you are getting some really nice stones. John said it would have been cheaper to get a divorce in the Dominican Republic than to pay the hospital bills.

Sally said...

Coole hotstone therapy. Smile


Louisette passion retriever, cat, memory Katanga said...

Lovely blog, greeting from Belgium


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