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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day

I wanted to get Mom a little something for Mother's Day - and with the help of my friend (& George - the Bassett Hound's Mom - Lila) - I got her this great new book, "First Pet" by the AP, Associated Press.

It's the perfect present for Mom, since it combines dogs and Presidential history! And of course we thought we'd share our favorite chapter, President Ford's very own golden girl, Liberty.


Mom was in high school during the Ford years - and she remembers when Liberty was big news! Liberty even had puppies in the White House!


...and was included in the First Family's 1975 portrait!


Of course a book - even with presidential golden retreivers only goes so far. I know the real way to make mom smile , let her sleep in (I did) and bring her pretty flowers!

I hope you all enjoyed your Mother's Day.


10 comments:

Lola said...

Blog Mom would love that book. So would I. History is a favorite thing with us.

Hope your Mothers Day has been great.

wags, Lola

♥I am Holly♥ said...

Happy Mother's Day to your mom!! That is a very interesting book!! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

Sierra Rose said...

Oh this is so sweet!!! Sweet gifts and Happy Mother's Day!!

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose

SGR said...

Woof! Woof! What a great present. Happy Mother's Day! Hope you have a wonderful FUN day. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

1000 Goldens said...

What a thoughtful gift sweet Abbey! We hope you had a wonderful day with your Momma :)

Sam said...

Sounds like your Mom had a great day!

Sam

Scout 'n Freyja said...

Yes, our mommas are furry imPAWtant people in all of our lives and we don't have to be tummy-born to have a momma. Mommas love us because we are born in their ♥.icar

Lila said...

Your welcome! George (& Leroy!) thought it would be perfect for Abbey :) Here is a link to the video story Enjoy!
http://video.ap.org/?f=WASEA&pid=DsO9LV7eVPwjQZR_3Oywm4eKKBahCGn2

Scarlett said...

I bet that is a very interesting book! Happy belated Mothers Day!

Sue said...

Our favorite part of that book is the Portuguese Water Dog, Bo. Why? Because we're Portuguese Water Dogs, of course.