You see, her cannot remember da exact day I came to lives here, butt it was in late November. Sooooooo, I decided to pick a day that is easy to remember, and I chose Thanksgiving!!! Thanksgiving is perfect, cuz I am thankful to be here, and her is thankful to have me, AND I can be a bit of a TURKEY sometimes too!! Heeeheee.
I wanted to celebrate my Gotcha Day with all you furrends, so when Frankie had da most BRILLIANT idea to share adoption stories......I said to myself " Minna, this will be the perfect way to celebrate Gotcha Day with your furrends" and myself responded "Minna, I think you are right".....
- Write a post about "The Story of Me".....that means you can include how you were adopted or rescued or borned...or how you came to live where you are now. OR, you can tell us something about yourself that makes you, YOU. Or even a special foto. This is your "STORY of ME" so no rules about that! And of course feel free to change it to "THE STORY of US" for multi-pet homes!!!!!!
- Publish you post during Thanksgiving time, Novembers 25th.......since you and your humans are busy during that time, you can either 'pre post it' or post anytime during the ThanksgivingI week! (I will be celebrating all week long. heeehee)
- Be sure and leave me a comment or send an email, and I will keep track of everybuddy who pawticipates....cuz here is da BEST part!!
- In lieu of pressies fur my Gotcha Day, me and my momma are gonna put everybuddy's name in a dog bowl and randomly pick one pawticipant to receive The Story of Me Grand Prize! As the Grand Prize, my momma will contribute $50 Greenpapers to the Animal Charity of YOUR choice, and in your NAME!!!
Don't furget about Frankie's pawsome shopping spree post! I am already planning on what I want to give my momma fur Christmas. Here is the link to Frankies post that explains it all! How fun that will be!!!!! (You can also combine these two events in one post if you like)
and please feel free to SNAG my badge and Frankies, too!! Help spread the word that BlogLand is going on a Shopping Spree and sharing our Stories of Me!!!!!
Your mom must not do calendars if hers can't remember da most important day evers....you coming home...hehehehe!
Okay, so I am really laughing at dis vision I had withs you havin' a conversation withs yourself....bwhahahahahahaha!
Oh yea, I almost furgots...can you put them names in a beer can instead?
I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE IT! And I'm SUPER excited!!!!
Minna, what a wonderful gesture. We love the idea you came up with to give green papers to a needy dog instead of pressies for yourself. You are special girl.
We already snagged the badges & are proudly displaying the badges on our blog.
Love Ruby & Penny
Your Gotcha Day is coming up? that's great! I think what you are doing is wonderful. I'll go write a long mother of a grandmother and grandfather post of how i was adopted too :D
I'll try and finish it before christmas.. urmms.. i mean thanksgiving :D
woofs n licks,
Furry cool! We shall pre post! Thanks fur the cool banners.
Wags and Licks,
Mollie Jo & Bobo
This is gonna be FUN! I will help spread the word!!
OH Minna Krebs... Just when I thought you had done the bestest thingy of all... you go and do something EVEN BETTERS... I LOVE the Idea of the Drawing fur everybuddy that pawticipates. SOOOOOOO now I have a Question fur you.. Would you like to DRAW 2 names... one fur YOUR Mostest GENEROUS Prize... and ANOTHER fur Me to give a Prize Pressie to???? Let me know.
You be more brilliant than the SUN... I'm just sayin'.
This is so cool!
Talking to yourself about it seems a bit woofy, hehe.
I will SO be there pawticipating!
Minna Krebs you are just so wonderful to gives green papers to an animal charity instead of pressies just for yous!
We will do the Gotcha post (only I thinks some voodoo hoodoo person just conjured up that mean ol' Bean)for everyones here!
Your excited Who, Sugar
Minna Krebs, thanks so much for coming up with the Gotcha Day Post on Thanksgiving. That couldn't be more fitting. We will be pawticipating in the Gotcha Day post and the Pressies for Parents thing that Frankie is doing. Look forward to reading all the great stories. The HoundDogs (Cleo, Winston, Amiee) and HoundDogMom www.hounddogmom.blogspot.com
Minna - This is gonna be fun. You and Frankie are fabulous organizers. Now, if we can just remember to get it all together :)
PeeS - Cute badges and love the header pic!
The Road Dogs
Minna K - thanks for the great explanation of the details AND thanks for doing this - you and your Mom are so wonderful. We are going to try to participate, but the Momster is sort of strung out here with lots of stuff and we do need her assistance. You and Frankie are just awesome.
Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara
We are just SO excited to pawticipate and to read everybuddy's Gotcha Day posties! And Minna - how most wonderful and generous of you to gives green papers to a rescue as a prize! That is prolly the bestest prize anybuddy you could ever give.
Wiggles & Wags,
This is SO NICE of you to host this special event!! I just can't wait to share my story (though you have all heard it before, you are going to hear it again). By the way, did I ever tell you that our cat Tommy (he passed in 2009) reminded us of Snoopy. He had that same funny smirk and slanted eyes. He was quite a character ... but I digress.
Your pal, Pip
You are da best! :)
Woofs and Licks,
PeeS Mom says thanks fur da info!
Minna this is so exciting, we haven't commented much on your blog but we do like to read it. Being new this spring to blogging we are excited to share our stories!
I am having my mom person write my post tonight! How generous that you are to donate green papers for a winner. Everybody wins!
What perfect timing since it's right about at your gotcha day! You did a great job with those buttons, too, Minna!
I've already blogged about how I got my dogs but I want to participate anyways because I got them both on Thanksgiving weekend two years apart. So count me in!
very cool idea! :)
How exciting! Unfortunately we have already posted ALL of our adoption stories :( So I guess we will just have to be part of the cheering squad!
woohooooo! miss minna, you are a rockin' good badge maker! thankies for sharin' these with all of us. i'm gonna put them on my bloggie right away. oh, and i can't wait to hear about your gotcha day story!! :)
the booker man
I am soooo excited to share my story :)
Hey there Minna...
Happy, happy Gotcha Day (for Thanksgiving!!!)
What a wonderful idea...will give it some thought. Thank you for your efforts.
MAXMOM IN SA
Hi Minna, we can't wait to hear about your gotcha day story and it's so wonderful that it fell on (or you chose it) Thanksgiving Day. What an eventful day!!!
I'll ask Mika whether he would like to share his gotcha day story too!
We found you on Levi's blog. We can't wait to post Lincoln's gotcha story! This is a great idea!
Hi Minna! (Is it Mean-ah or Minn-ah...in pronounciatiums?)We just came from Frankies and friended you...You are super special to have a grand prize so rewarding just so that everyone celebrates why we are where we are in momentus occasion'ums of your gotcha day'ums. We are most surely going to post on Thanksgiv'ums.
The Slimmer Puggums
George, Gracie, Toby, Lily, and Mimi
Great idea, my friend!
Wow...so cool of you to do that.
We were already participating but now this is an extra bonus. :)
BTW..nice to meet you, I am Sagira and came over from Frankie's blog. :)
Madi and I are happy to tell you we will be participating on Nov. 25th in "The Story of Me"!!
What an excellent way to celebrate you Gotcha Day.
Hugs Madi and Mom
This sounds like a pretty cool event. I did tell the story already but Frankie says it's OK to tell it again and we will be doing it and we're working on our shopping list for the humans, too.
lotsa licks, Lola
I has written my about me post already and it will go out at 57 mins past midnight (gmt), how organized am I ?
In response to your question......
you don't need a fork to eat Cheeto's so it really matters.
Puddles...your blog eat-a-kit hostess
ooops...it really DON't matters.
That's a SUPER idea! My story just got really good a year ago, you know. My Gotcha Day is Nov. 26! Mom and I will celebrate one year together in just a couple of weeks. It's been quite a year, too...
L♥ve this idea. We are gonna have momma get to work on it this weekend so she doesn't FURget! How cool!
Wow, how fun this would be!
This idea is awsome.
Minna! I'm so glad I stopped by in time to find out about your Gotcha Day! Have a fabulous one you lucky dog you :)
Waggin at ya,
This is going to be good. So many wonderful stories waiting to be told -- I can't wait!
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dog beds and more
Do this be where I is supposed to put the linkie to my story of me bloggie? If'n so, here is be: http://shawneetheshep.blogspot.com/2010/11/story-of-me.html
What a great idea! Can't wait to do this!
Hi Minna! We got our Gotcha post up here:
Woofs and Kisses!
The Fiesty Three
We had to join the fun!
Hello Minna Krebs:
My Mom and I wrote up the Story of Me and my adoptination on our blog at
http://wwwstellasworld.blogspot.com/ and we would welcome you to take a look at it. We have been reading some other stories about dogs who found their homes and it is both of our favorite things to read. You can't beat a happy ending.
Cheers and hugs,
Stella and her Mom Jo
We have been reading all these great Adoption stories so thank you for this great idea.
Bailey actually has the same Gotcha day as yourself so we thought we would stop by to say Hi and Happy Gotcha Day to you.
Martha and Bailey xxx
Thanks for hosting this! It's been a lot of fun reading the stories!
Here's Mabel's http://creekhiker.blogspot.com/2010/11/story-of-me-by-mabel-lou.html
I posted mine...hope you can stop by and check it out. :)
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