Monday, July 30, 2012

Grand Rapids

Guess who dad ran into on the sidewalk in downtown Grand Rapids?
 I wonder who the handsome Airedales are?     Dad didn't get any names.
 Guess what?
Our dad won a silver medal for free-style swimming and a bronze medal for breast stroke!  whooooooohooooooooo

This next picture is of our dad presenting his medal to donor moms, Barbara and Beth in memory of their sons.
Yup, that's our dad!
 That's Patsy in the rowdy pants in the above photo.  She won a bronze medal in golf!  Congratulations, Patsy!  Good job!
Congratulations, dad!  We are so proud of you!

My limpies are improving.  No more sling under my chest to support my weight. I'm back to being on my leash.
 I'm checking for chippers.  I love putting my snooter on his entrance hole and snorting down his hallway.
 The doxy and tramadol are working miracles.  I feel so much better!
 So until next time..........

Love ya lots,


Mollie said...

Well's done Daddy on yor medals :) And weee's so pleased yoo's is fellin a lot better :)
Big Hugs
Mollie xx

Mojo, Digger and family said...

Congratulations on your medals, Dad! That's really fabulous.

We've never seen an Airedale consent to be picked up like a baby before, so we know he has the super-special Airedale vibe!

Great to see you up and about, Mitch. We had to laugh at you snorting in the hole - Mojo does that with mole holes in a super-loud super-snorty way. The mole probably thinks the apocalypse has come.

Molly The Wally said...

A great big CONGRATULATIONS. Well done. Have a happy Monday.
Best wishes Molly said...

Congratulations to your dad, he did a great job!

Glad you're feeling better!

Niamh said...

Big congrats to your dad on his medal winning swims! You must be very proud. Glad you are feeling better Mitch. You are on the road to recovery!

Your friends,
Niamh & Ambrose

Gus said...

Congratulations on the Medals to Dad, and wonderful news about Michie's improvements.


Frankie Furter and Ernie said...


I am so glad that the meds. are working fur you.

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

I am sure there were lots of angels watching your dad's events

I bet Angel Maggie and your dad's SPECIAL Angel inspired him SO much

Mom got leaky when she saw the pikhs on FB Sunday night

PeeEssWoo: I think he deserves ice khream!

Helen said...

Congrats to your Dad on winning his medals!! That's awesome. I used to swim competitively when I was a kid, many years ago. :-)

Hope your leg continues to get better, Mitch.

SissySees said...

Congrats to your dad and to you... getting past the limpies is a big deal too!

Sam said...

Your dad did well and we're glad that you're feeling much better.

Reuben said...

I is so glad you is feeling better, and congradulashions to your dad! Maybe he can give my mama some swimming pointers, she keeps getting waters in her mouth when she tries to breathe!


Reilly / Denny Cowspotdogs said...

Way to go Dad !! What a an awesome achievement - I bet you are all so proud and it is o good to hear you are feeling better Mitch - we were worried!

3 doxies said...

I AM SOOOOOOO PROUD of your dad! What a wonderful thing dat he did to honor those sons. Gosh, darn it, I is gettin' emotionals.
Dude, I am beyond happy dat you is gettin' all betters. Dat LIME disease skeeres me...Shawnee went throughs dat and I was hopin' no udder furiend would. We'll be thinkin' of you.


The Army of Four said...

Ha RRROOOOOOO! We're proud of your dad, too - if that doesn't sound too crazy. WAY TO GO!!! And how nice was it of him to the donor moms!!! Very, very special!

harrispen said...

Congrats to your Dad on winning some medals. Glad to hear the meds are working and you are feeling better.


Asta said...

Molly and Mitch
I am so happy, I'm dancing!
Mitch, you'we feeling bettew and youw most pawsome Dad won TWO medals! Huwahhhh. Congwatoolations to him and love to all of you
Smoochie kisses

The Life of Riley said...


Your dad winning medals and you feeling better is great news! I hope you all celebrate with some special food treats.


♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

OH yes, big congrats to your Dad - he must have made those families so very happy by sharing his medals.

And Mitch, so good to know you are doing better. Take it easy and get all better now, OK?

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Anonymous said...



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scotsmad said...

Great news about your leg! You'll be back to snoopervising very soon.

Congratulations to your dad. Just wonderful that he gave his medal to those generous peeps who donated their sons' organs.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

Keisha said...

Yay for ur Dad & yay for u! :)

Bella and Ollie said...

Congratulations to your Dad, that's great !

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Congratulations to your dad on his medals!

I am glad you are feeling better Mitch!

l said...

wow! that was sure nice of your dad to donate his medals. we are glad you are feeling better Mitch--whew! we were worried! and your dad got to meet a tripod Airedale? wow! too bad he didn't get their names.

Teddy Bear said...

What beautiful Airedales! Congrats to your Dad for doing such a spectacular job!!!:)

Teddy Bear & Sierra

Mango said...

Feeling ready for the olympics yourself, no doubt. Woo hoo for dad! He is amazing!


Mr. Pip said...

Congratulations to your dad! That's wonderful!

Your pal, Pip

Molly, Taffy, Monty and Winnie said...

Many congratulations to your Dad. How good is that to win 2 medals!

So pleased you are feeling better Mitch. Just take it steady and try not to overdo it.

Molly, Taffy, Monty and Winnie

Madi and Mom said...

Mitch and Molly thank you for attending our Gymnastics event today we are very pleased to meet you both.
Mitch I'm so glad you ouchie is better and congrats to the humans on their accomplishments
Hugs Madi

Maggie Mae said...

We are proud of you dad too!!

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae and Max

Bocci said...

Glad to know that Mitch is over the Limpies! Yay!