Thursday, August 21, 2008

Packing for Nantucket

We leave first thing tomorrow morning at 4AM to head to Hyannis to catch the ferry to Nantucket! We are all super psyched! We can't wait!

Mom has been gathering stuff and piling it in our dining room so she can then move it all to the trunk of the car later today!

We girls are the packers and mom told me to choose toys that Mitch and I would like to take with us! Okay - I can do that! Notice my Nantucket collar! I'm ready to roll!

We definitely need these mom! Maybe we can chew them on the ferry for the ride over!

The beach umbrella is in A-ok shape, mom! It's ready for loading!

Before we go I have to tell you about the new koiMaggie! Can you see that she's a Red Hatter just like I am! The first koiMaggie got eaten by a nasty Kingfisher birdie so I'm hoping that this won't happen again! I hope her pretty red hat protects her forever! Thank you, Butchy and Snickers!

And we also have to tell you that we won a silver medal in the team synchronized sleeping event! OMG, our second medal! This is so exciting to both of us!

Mitch and I rarely sleep together in the house! It's usually in the back seat of dad's truck and it's because stingy Mitch won't move over and share some room with me! I get tired too and I like nappies just as much as he does but he could care less so I plop on top of him!

We also have to tell you about our latest award from Eduardo! This is what he wrote about us: "Maggie & Mitch were the first dogs to comment on my blog & they are there at every single blog, I think they are at every body's blog! I stop at a random blog that seems to have just started & there they are! Maggie & Mitch enjoy making everybody in the blogging world feel like you can come here & blog! That this can be your outlet! That they are here to read your thoughts even if no one else does. That makes me want to go find other blogs that haven't found friends yet and welcome them to the blogging world. Maggie & Mitch thank you for making me feel welcome! Thank you for letting everybody know, it's nice to be nice!"

Is that just about the sweetest thing you ever read?! Thank you so much, Eduardo! We will display your award with pride! You are the sweetest friend any doggie can ever have!

We also have to tell you that dad is taking his laptop to Nantucket and our sissy has downloaded a dialer on there so that hopefully we'll have dial-up on the Island. We can't promise anything until we give it a go but we're hoping that it works so that we can keep in touch! We have no clue how blogging works with dial-up so this will be something new for us!

We're hoping to read some of your blogs while we're on vacation and we'll post if we can! We'll miss you all LOTS!

See you all in September!

Love ya lots,

Maggie and Mitch


  1. Oh you sure can pack real fast. Have fun and come back with pictures...

    ~ Girl girl

  2. We hope you all have great fun on Nantucket! Have a safe and wonderful trip! We'll be waiting for you when you come home.

    Poppy, Penny & Patches

  3. Oh wow we're going to miss you guys. We sure hope you can get internet access in Nantucket. Have a great holiday and don't forget slip slop slap (that's aussie for put lots of suncreen on)!!
    Congrats on the silver medal...well done.
    Ok, have a great time and take care.

    Noah Willow Tess Lucy xxxx

  4. Hi, Maggie and Mitch -

    Have a great vacation! Mama, Papa and I (Hershey) will be going to the Cape on Labor Day weekend. Mama's aunt is having a birthday (her 80th).

    Love -

    Hershey and Kaci

    P.S. Dial up can be slow sometimes - just another frustrating thing to deal with when you do computer work.

  5. Oops! We forgot to congratulate you on your award. Mama is having all sorts of brain burps this morning.

    Love -

    Hershey and Kaci

  6. Congratulations for the Medal !
    I hope you will enjoy your vacations at Nantucket. Last year Véronique and I were visiting Nantucket via the web and it looks so beautiful. Come back with a lot of pictures ! See you in September. Dyos will be home in September !
    Kisses, Faya

  7. Oh have tons of fun and then come back and tell us all about it.

  8. Me and Teka are very Jelly (to quote Asta NY) of your trip to Nan Tucker. We have never met her, but we have heard lots of good things.

    Muzzer had dial up when she went to PHX a couple weeks ago. She says..."save the pictures, they take forever," But admits that you can read blogs pretty good.

    have a wonderful time
    Gussie n Teka

  9. We'll miss you guys! Have a great trip. You sure look dapper and ready for a fancy vacation to Nantucket!

  10. Congrats on your medal and award! I hope the both of you and your family have a great time on your vacation!

  11. What a nice comment from Eduardo! We hope you have a great vacation. While you are there, maybe you can find out what the rest of this limerick is, since our girl won't tell us all the words.

    There once was a dog from Nantucket...

  12. I hope you pups have a pawtastic time! I will miss you!

    Lots of Licks, Ruby

    P(ee)S: do you remember getting ready for last year? trying to teach Mitch how to walk up and down the stairs!!! My how time flies!!!

  13. Maggie you really are a great packer! Your mom is so lucky to have your help. That umbrella you have is GREAT! Pictures pllleeasssee! I can't wait to see your Aire self on the beach.

    Well I must say that the award from Eduardo was right on. You, Mitch and your pawrents are very special people. I love it when you visit me. I actually look forward to it. You make me want to branch out too. Have you seen my list??? I have made a lot of friends and there are so many more to make!!!


  14. You are getting FABULOUS WEATHER!!!!! Have fun and istne for our barking at ya!! Love and kisses A+A

  15. sure are all set for your cool vacation! Hope you have loads and loads of fun at Nantucket!

    Congrats on your medal and award! You truly deserve them...=) I do agree with Eduardo that you always made everyone new feel so welcomed in the DWB! You were one of the first doggies to visit my blog and have always been there to read my blog...thanks so much! I will try to do that too for you and other doggies that I meet...=) *hugs*


  16. hi maggie and mitch and family!

    have a wonderful vacation and congrats on your award!

    we love the pictures!
    m & e

  17. Maggie and Mitch
    Have a fantastical, pawsome vacation..I know you willl!!!!
    I think Koi Maggie is bootiful wif hew wed hat..I hope she and all the othews stay safe!
    Congwatulations on youw silvew did that event bootifully, and con gwatulations also on that gweat awawd! You two awe amazing
    smoochie kisses

  18. The beach umbrella looks like a great toy to play with!

    Have fun on your vacation; I can't wait to hear about it!

  19. OK, I will tell you then - he wins the bronze! Yay!

    I hope you have a wonderful vacation. It sounds like it is going to be great.

  20. I'm glad y'all liked your award! Have a good vacation & take lots of pictures!
    Hugs & Snugs
    Eduardo the Snuggle Puggle
    P.S. I meant every word!

  21. No Maggie & Mitch until Spetember?!?!? I don't know I can last that long! That's like.....oh, only a little over a week. I MIGHT mak it that long.
    Congrat on all your awards!!

  22. w00f's maggie and mitch, me shure hopes dat laptop works....cause me will shure miss u 2...congrats on ur medal and ur award...and haff fun on ur vacation...

    b safe,

  23. Congratulations on your medal and award!
    Have a wonderful time in Nantucket, digging on the beach, swimming, playing!!

  24. Wow what a cool fish! Sister always wanted a pond to put some in, but... i'd probably eat them... heh heh heh

  25. Hi, Maggie and Mitch!
    Looks like everything is ready for your trip! Good job Maggie!
    I am sure you all will have a great time at Nantucket!
    Have fun!
    Kisses and hugs

  26. We will miss you very much. Have a great vacation and take lots of pictures. We love looking at all the pictures of places we have never been.

  27. Missing you already. Keeping paws crossed you are able to go online with the dial up. Have fun now.

    Congrats on your lovely award! You certainly are the nicest friends!

  28. Maggie & Mitch,

    Have a wonderful time on Nantucket. Eat lots and lots of ice cream!! He he! Have a safe trip there and hopefully you can keep us up to date on your trip. What a wonderful card from Eduardo. You two (and your Mom) are the best bloggers and it's wonderful to see you get recognized for it!!

    Your pal,

  29. How exciting. Have a lovely trip to Nantucket. Tell us all about it :-)

  30. That beach umbrella is NICE! Ooh, I can see how excited you are Maggie. Make sure you don't forget anything the next day when you leave. Have a great time & be sure to take loads of pictures!

    Butt wiggles,
    Solid Gold Dancer

  31. Have a safe journey. Sounds like it is going to be great fun.

    Simba x

  32. Dear Maggie and Mitch
    Hope you have a wonderful time in Nantucketnder. I don't think I'd be much help with the packing. The Maggiekoi looks very pretty. The photo of you sleeping together is very sweet. I sleep like this with Rose and Hobson. Have a great time away and stay safe.
    Love from Hammer

  33. Hey Maggie and Mitch,
    Have a great trip. We've given you the Gold Card award - you can buy some special Nantucket doggie treats while you're on vacation. Have fun!
    Abby & Rosie

  34. Congratulations for the Silver:)Truly in sync!

    Licks n Wags,

  35. Have a very lovely holiday you two, and I hope you get to eat lots of ice cream. Hope to see a hpto of you in your bikini (blush!)

    Toodle pip
    Harry x

  36. Good evening m & m.
    Of course, congratulations on AWARD.
    Going out hopes for happy time with a colorful parasol.
    The time of Nantucket is a wonderful weekend.
    Slowly, it enjoys time. :)

    from loved ume tyan

  37. Maggie and Mitch have the bestest time on Nantucket with your 2 leggededs and I hope you have millions of ice-creams!

    Your fish is so cute Maggie - just like you and with a red hat on too,he,he!!

    Well done on all your awards and especially the lovely one from Eduardo, what he wrote is so true, it's well deserved.

    Wiry wags, Eric x

  38. We can't wait to see the pics - have a great time.

  39. Hi M&M!

    I howled for you while your ferry passed by Martha's Vineyard. Didja hear me???

    Have fun in the waves. They are really fun to chase and nip at. I've got a beach umbrella, too, and also a little 3 sided tent for when I need to take a beach nappy.

    Hey, doesn't it make you feel VERY IMPORTANT to have your own luggage when you go on family trips?

    Your pal,

    PS: Eduardo said the truth about you two. You are GREAT bloggers & friends!

  40. We bet you are having a lovely vacation! Enjoy!

  41. What a pretty beach umbrella!

    My Mom put the lemon oat bars in the refrig the other night. Later she and Dad ate some and YUM, they are even better cold!!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. I will thank A04 as well!

  42. Well done you two on your silver medal and your award, it is true you always write on our blog to and lots lots more you are the best bloggers ever. Well done.
    Hope you have a fantastic hols.


  43. hi Maggie and Mitch, you are totally ready to go on vacation. we love your pink hat, Maggie. you look pawsome. and your koi is very pretty also.

    congrats on your napping award. you look very cute together.

    that was a very nice thing that Eduardo said about you. we totally agree. you guys are everywhere and you always say the nicest things. we are lucky to know you and happy that you are our friends. you are everydogs' friends.

    have a fun vacation!


  44. Maggsie!

    Do you clean houses too?! Cuz, if you do, you've got to come help us dig out of all the junk my girl has around here! We'll let you pack it up and send it away... so long as it goes away!

    I bet Nantucket will be SO HAPPY to see you pups! I bet some people wait all summer just to see you guys coming. Nantucket to me means daily ice cream runs, walks on the beach, and LOTS of admAire-ration!

    Have a blast guys! I'll miss you!

    Goober love & smooches,

  45. I think Eduardo summed up how we feel really well. We sure will miss you! I am glad you got all the important stuff packed!

  46. M&M...

    Hope you all have a great time on Nantucket...dialup, at least where our cottage is, can drive you nuts with how slow it take sooooo long to load....congrats on your guys sure do sleep good together.....and it looks like you have thought of all the important stuff for your trip....

    Dewey Dewster here....

  47. Oh I just know you are gonna have the funnest vacation ever!!

    Congrats on your medal!! That pic of you two napping is so cute!!

  48. I hope your lappypop works, we will all miss you very much whilst you enjoy your jollydays!
    Congratulations on another silver Maggie - you wanna come and teach my Mumma to dance?
    Love George

  49. I'm so sad 'cause Mom never gets to go to the beach and she's so unhappy this time of year 'cause everybody goes...
    I'm afraid if she ever does get to go, she won't come back and then what would we do???


  50. We hope you have a great vacation!

    I forgot to mention to you that when my Mom made the lemon oat bars, she also added sliced almonds and sunflower seeds to the topping!

  51. hi maggie and mitch.. wow... nantucket!! what a pretty place to relax. have fun running in the waves and try staying out of trouble...(not!!) i do like your umbrelleee you will be sooooveryfashionable on the beach! will you go sailing? hope your dial-up works so we can get quick updates on the progress of the vacation!
    theBUSTER, Ms.Persephone, & Ms. Blue

  52. Have fun guys.. we'll miss you. I can't wait to hear about all your island adventures.

  53. We hope you have the bestest trip! I'm impressed with your packing abilities!


  54. We hope you're having a fantastic time in Nantucket! We miss you!

  55. uh oh
    u mean the name of the Koi is Maggie?
    is it another maggie like me and you????

  56. Maggie and Mitch! Thanks so much for your kind words about our brudder!! We hope you're having a fab. time in Nantucket!!

    Momo & Pinot

  57. Congratulations on your medal! Have a great vacation, everybody.


  58. maggie, u must have been at nantucket now. so i wish u have a happy happy time there.

    wet wet licks


  59. Gosh, guys, looks like so much fun! Wish I got to go on vacation with my mom and dad, but no..they fly off in an aire-plane (get it, hah, hah!) amd leave us at home!
    Can't wait to see your pics!

  60. Hi Maggie and Mitch, wow time flies! It is time to visit Nantucket again?! I can't wait to hear about your trip. I bet there will be ICE CREAM invovled at the some point. Enjly your trip!


  61. Have the happiest vacation ever, M and some good books...go out to eat...sleep late...WHAT MORE COULDA DALE WANT???

    Love ya lots...

    Scruffy, Lacie and Babystan

    Pee Ess...what's Autumn doin' while ur gone????????

  62. that is a very nice rainbow color umbrella...

    have a great vacation!

  63. Hey Maggie and Mitch,

    Have a wonderful holiday and looking forward to see the photos!


  64. Hope you all have a great vacation!

  65. Have a great time on your vacation. Looks like you packed all the essentials.

    Your friend,

  66. Wow, all those messages!!! We hope you're having a super swell time on Nantucket and letting everyone there know how much fun you dales can be!!!

    Don't get too sunburned and take lots of pictures!!!

    Wirey love (we miss you!!!),

    Jake and Just Harry

  67. I hope you are having a most wonderful time and cannot wait to see pictures of your trip and hear about all the fun and excitement. I bet it was great. I sure hope the fishie doesn't get eaten either, I will pray.
    I recently met eduardo, and I could just hug that lil dog all day long.....

  68. We hope you will a fun time.

    Boy n Baby

  69. Congratulations on your award Maggie and Mitch! Awesome!


  70. Oh wow! Congratulations on all of your pawsome awards and doubt you need to take a breather in Nantucket and chillax!

    Guess what? I think my mom saw a relative of yours last night at work (photo under blog titled: Deetzy is that you). It was a young airedale that came from a breeder in CT! I think that is where you live, right? Well, when you are not on holiday on Nantucket!

    Hope you are having a fabulous time!

  71. Have a great time, all of you. Looking forward to an awesome recap and pics!

    Woofs, Johann

  72. G'day

    I'm just doing a quick visit today 'cause I have so many places to go and things to see. I'll come back for a longer stay soon.



    PeeEss: Have Fun ! :-)

  73. i am sure you are having lots of fun at Nantucket. I will be back to see the pictures!

    Thos mushrooms in the previous posr look spooky... did any of you sniff it? How does it smell like?



  74. Have fun, kids! And use sunscreen on those lovely noses :)

    xxooxxoo Karma

  75. Hey M&M,
    Congrats on the award, what a great teamwork!
    I loved the picture that you wore the pink hat, pink collar sitting next to a colorful umbrella. Lovely girl!
    Do you know Snowy&Crystal? Their blog:
    Please visit them to support their mom and to cheer them up. Thanks.
    Have fun!

  76. Hi Maggie and Mitch,
    Hope you have a pawsome vacation. I love how well prepared you are for the ride and the sun. I think you have packing wrong though, I prefer to take everything out of the bags. That's surely the way things work...
    Winnie Woo

  77. Have a great time on Nantucket! We love Synchronized Sleeping. Buster medalled in the 2004 Athens games when he was just a REM-Wannabe.

    Hope the dial-up works!


    Buster, Sephie, & Bailey

  78. Oh we are missing you just something awfull M & M... Hope you are having a GREAT time!

    wags from the lonely whippets

  79. Great job on the packing and on the medals!! I'm back from my blog vacation.. missed you both, hope you are having a great vacation and look forward to seeing you soon.

    Ben xxx

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