Saturday, March 31, 2012

It Came and It Went



Hi Y’all!

Thanks for stoppin’. 

March came and now March is marching on until next year. On the 24th I had my 6th birthday.  Since I’m now of middle age, I thought I’d look back on some of the times I’ve had during those years.

Here I am looking over my new home.

Meetin’ the robot. I was just over a year old in these pictures.

Here I am learning to swim out and return with the bumper.  My Human started in the water with me on a check cord.

When I came to live with my Humans I thought the name of the game was “keep away”! 

Next is a picture of me with my foot ball. 

Everything I put in my mouth had to be given to a Human on command.


Below I’m on the boat heading out. 











Boating with the Humans was always lots of fun…almost as much as car rides.

Then when summer got hot at the shore I got to go off to the cooler mountains.



Here I am helping the Humans as I learn my way around the mountains.

I got to go lots of places when we were in the mountains.

We were always off hiking someplace.  Soon certain places became my favorites. 



Here I am loaded and ready to head off!

Papa getting’ me a drink of water from the dog fountain.

At the look out.

In the woods.

Enjoyin’ the view.

This was my first Christmas with the family.  We spent it in the mountains.

Here I am playin’ in the snow that first Christmas.

Here I am enjoying a hike the spring after my second birthday.

Training was an ongoing project.  It happened everyday as I earned more and more freedom.  Play is always a big part of my training.  Notice in this picture that I still have a check cord trailing behind me.


Even finding bumpers (notice one is still up on the statue) is fun!

Meetin’ an off leash stranger in a parking lot.

My third birthday.  I’m enjoyin’ a mornin’ at the shore.

Enjoyin’ practicing a water retrieve.

Stop by tomorrow for some more “highlights of my life”.

Y’all come back now!




  1. Happy sixth birthday! Looks like you have had a lot of fun stuff in your life so far.

  2. Happy Birthday Hawk! Looks like you've had a wonderful six years so far.

  3. Happy 6th Birthday! I hope you had an extra special day on the 24th! Thanks for sharing all your photos. It was great to see you grow up! :)

  4. These are some fun photos, looks like you found the perfect family to grow up with, so much adventure!! Happy 6th b-day.

  5. Today's post is a great walk down memory lane, Hawk. Thanks for sharing!

    Dropping by on the Blog Hop today - drop over to Pet Peeves to see my article about My Year of Living Dangerouly. I think you'll enjoy it! (

  6. What a lovely and eventful life you're having :-) Here's to many more happy years!

  7. Wonderful memories, Hawk! You are living life to the fullest.

  8. That was a great look back. Looking forward to more.

  9. That was a fun look back...sorry we missed your Barkday!

  10. Hey Hawk,
    A belated birthday wish to you, my fellow blogger doggy. And guess what? I'm twice your age.
    Pawsitive wishes and doggy kisses, Penny the Jack Russell dog and modest internet star xx

  11. Youve had one heck of a life thus far, how awesome!

  12. What a beautiful home you have...with woods and water and everything. You've sure grown, I loved seeing those pix!

  13. Happy birthday mate! Loved the pictures. Play bows,


  14. Loved those pictures of you as a young 'un Hawk! Happy Birthday. I did not realize that you and Thunder were the same age with almost the same birthdays. And yes, we went through the keep away phase with Thunder too. :) In some of those pictures I can see that Hawk has the same style coat that Thunder has.