Sunday, April 20, 2008

Spring Arrives with Great Panoply: In which Buster and the girls greet the Month of April with heartfelt anticipation and the trampling of new grass

It's HERE!!!

Pleistocene New England has surrendered
to Goddess Persephone, harbinger of

My Daffies are back.

Bailey, a.k.a. Artemis the Supreme Goddess of the Hunt, stalks the land in search of the Ignominious Scourge of Civilization, the dreaded CHIPMUNK!

Ah...tourjours les petits fleurs!

And the right-proper Goddess of Spring herself makes an appearance! It's a wonder Miss Persephone can actually see anything!

The croci have all popped and are in bloom...

Sephie gets lost in deep thoughts. She says she spends her imaginative life reciting the works of Proust backwards...

Mom's little "hens and chickens" are getting some spring color.

Et Monsieur Bozo arrive!

Ah, yes...Spring is not Spring without...


To which, Miss Bailey responds,

"How insufferably tedious! Doesn't he ever TIRE of doing the same thing over and over?"

Sephie accompanies the crazed flyfisherman to the Salmon River. Everybody can fish here, as long as it's with technology that was invented during the sixteenth century.

Does dyslexia count as a "handicap?"

Bozo awaits the inevitable...

STEAK on the grill! The path to a male Kerry Blue's heart lies straight through the duodenum!

Yawn...that was quite adequate!

The whole Connecticut Valley is abloom with pretty things...

This is the University where the mad flyfishing humanoid works.

And no spring day would be complete without...

One last round of BusterBall!

Sephie and Bailey have long ago retired inside.

Bozo finally comes in to share a movie with his human mom and sister...

And peace falls upon the land.


Maggie & Mitch said...

Mom is drooling over the flower photos even though we have flowers here and we're drooling over that yummy looking steak on the grill! Do you ever get tired of playing ball, Buster??!! haha

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Cassidy said...

Well, we did have pretty spring flowers like yous but me kind of eated them!

Me be getting quite good at Buster ball (is me allowed to use that name or does it be copyrighted?)

Cassidy x

Asta said...

What a glowious spwing touw ..thank you!!! you awe the queen of spwing,and Bustew ball is just plain fun
smoochie kisses

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Noah the Airedale said...

Those flowers live here in September not April. They're still very pretty lol.
Now that is one huge piece of steak. Did you all share?

Hugs and tail wags
Noah Willow Tess & Lucy

Faya said...

C'est beau de vous voire célébrer l'arrivée du printemps. Toutes ces fleurs sont magnifiques et VOUS êtes magnifiques .... (je crois que Véronique est amoureuse de vous....oui oui...). Le printemps il y a les fleurs et les grill-party ... youpiiiieeeee
Bisous, Faya

Penny & Poppy said...

Buster, we didn't know that Kerry Blue Terriers were retrievers! You do a pawsome job of bring the ball back! Such pretty flowers too! Don't you eat them?

Poppy & Penny

Agatha and Archie said...

Ahhhh isn't it lovely!! Steak on the grill,floweres, BALL is good!!!!! Love A+A PS Agatha often recites Proust backwards also