It's A Dog's Life

Monday, June 09, 2008

I've Been To The Ranch

Well, as you can see from these real great photos I've been out to The Ranch. It's where my Aunt Jeanne and Uncle Ted live and it's where I go to play.

Of course, I have some duties that I perform when I'm there. If I don't keep a close watch on things the deer and all kinds of other kritters will try to come into our territory. Aunt Jeanne and Uncle Ted really appreciate me doing my duties. But, on this day I was just playing.

These pictures were taken on a special day. It's called Memorial Day and it's the day we remember all the working dogs who have given themselves in service to humanity. It's important to remember those things.

On this day I ran real fast and showed off for the humans. I also swam in the swimming pool and I chased my balls. Aunt Jeanne had special treats for me too! It was a fun day.

I hope you had a fun day on Memorial Day too.




  • My love for Rowan grows ever deeper and wider.

    And more joyful!

    By Blogger FranIAm, at 3:16 AM  

  • My dear Rowan,

    Mighty fine pictures of a bishop at rest! If only more in the episcopacy would follow your lead and take more time off this whole schism thing would probably just fade away!

    Yours in Christ

    By Blogger clumber, at 4:54 AM  

  • Those are some real great pictures, Rowan. Thanks for sharing them!

    By Blogger DogBlogger, at 5:06 AM  

  • wow, great pictures, Rowan. Swimming in a swimming pool. Scout would love to do that. by the way, she sometimes plays tug with the ball too. And makes unusual noises. We're trying to figure out how to get the sounds on one blog or the other.

    happy memorial day!

    By Blogger Diane, at 5:10 AM  

  • Rowan, I'm swooning over those pics of you & that tennis ball!


    By Blogger Ferndoggle, at 6:08 AM  

  • I love you too Fran! I wish I could snuggle you.

    Dear Bishop Clumber,
    How right you are. When I am doing all my duties, I don't have time to foment schism. I think if everyone would just play and do their duties the Anglican Communion would run so smoothly we could put it back in the hands of the humans.

    Thanks Dogblogger.

    Dear Diane, Scout is probably saying how much she loves you, or how much she loves her ball. Either way, whenever we dogs are talking it's about love or some sort. We like love.

    Awww, ferndoggle, you're swooning over me.

    As your dog bishop I want to remind you each that you were made by a kind God who continually pours out His love on you. God takes joy in your running and jumping and barking. You were made and placed here for a reason and you are deeply, deeply, loved.


    By Anonymous Rowan, at 6:52 AM  

  • Rowan, you look like you are having so much fun. I like to guard my humans and show off for them too.

    Love and slurps,

    By Blogger Ruth Hull Chatlien, at 10:15 AM  

  • Rowan, you are such a talented dog to post a slide show.

    Cisco and Baillie

    By Blogger Jan, at 3:30 PM  

  • Rowan, you are so amazing! Swimming and one picture you look like you're dancing like Fred Astaire! (though you are far more handsome).

    I am glad you had so much fun!

    By Blogger Presbyterian Gal, at 9:58 PM  

  • Rowan,

    You are so handsome. I must come see you soon.


    By Blogger Marianne, at 8:22 AM  

  • Wow Rowan, you sure have been busy! I'm glad you had so much fun at your ranch!


    By Blogger Poppy, at 10:28 AM  

  • Thanks, Bishop Rowan, for recognizing that cats deserve your care also. My brother and I have been especially neglected for the past few days as one of our mothers has gone to visit her son. The other one just sits and knits - and she won't let us in her lap while she's knitting. Of course, we do get rubs and scratches between what she calls rows.

    I think extra treats are called for tonight in light of our deprived state of snuggling.


    By Blogger sharecropper, at 5:32 PM  

  • Oooh, a ranch and a pool. How nice. I know that you and Lindy had a wonderful time. Is there a picture of Lindy in her swim suit?

    I know that Aunt Jeanne and Uncle Ted loved having you there to keep watch.

    By Blogger Grandmère Mimi, at 10:41 AM  

  • Hi Rowan
    Its so good to be back!!!
    You look very happy and content!

    By Blogger Frasier, at 5:55 AM  

  • +Rowan, are you and Lindy okay? Just checking in to make sure. Also, we love looking at your handsome pictures!
    +Maya Pavlova and Jane.

    By Blogger Jane R, at 12:21 PM  

  • What Jane and Maya said.

    By Blogger Grandmère Mimi, at 12:28 PM  

  • Love the pictures!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:06 PM  

  • Woof Rowan

    Great pictures and remember, never,ever give up the tennis ball!!

    Scuba, Keiko, Norman and Toby from Life Inside The Fence

    By Blogger DESERT PUPS, at 10:05 AM  

  • woofs from Scout to Rowan!

    By Blogger Diane, at 6:51 PM  

  • Me and Lindy are doing great. I just moved us to a new place that has a special door just for dogs. Appropriately enough it's called a dog door. I love that!

    Love and licks to all!


    By Anonymous Rowan The Dog, at 11:24 PM  

  • Is this lazy blog dog ever going to blog again?

    By Blogger MadPriest, at 4:26 AM  

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