Monday, November 22, 2010

i'm only happy when it rains

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.

George Eliot (b. 22 november 1819 - 1880) novelist & freethinker

along with being george eliot, née mary anne evans, birthday, today is the birthday of daughter em's sweet dog dixie. dixie turns 6 today. according to this chart, six in dog years is comparable to 40 human years. who comes up with these things? I believe there is a puppy in every dog, no matter how many birthdays have may have passed.

I think dixie also considers herself a puppy and if you met her you'd find she also considers herself a lap dog. despite the fact that she weighs 60+ pounds, but if dixie sees a lap she will try and get a cuddle. evidenced to the right! happy birthday dixie!! I hope dixie comes over tomorrow (along with tuesday being ms t day, tuesday night is the night dixie often comes over since her human enjoys taco tuesday) ms. t and I will sing happy birthday and maybe even bake a bone-shaped cake!

remember I'm only happy when it rains, garbage's big hit from 1995? at first, I thought of tagging the song rainy days and mondays, as today's theme song, since it's rainy and monday, but rainy days and mondays never bring me down. okay, maybe some mondays bring me down - but never the rain.

roger miller once quipped, some people walk in the rain, others just get wet - so true, so true. attitude is so important!

photos: puddle 22 november; dixie and friends last tuesday. casa mouse, 2010


Watson said...

Happy Birthday Dixie!!

Tom said...

love the r. miller quote

Roy said...

Hmmmm... I'm not real happy with the rainy forecast here today; it's a half-hour walk into downtown Shippensburg and that'd be an awful wet walk! Oh well...

Kat Mortensen said...

I love that song, Kimy! When I was working for an insurance company, one of my coworkers loaned me the Garbage cd and I played it to death!

Inside every cat there is still a kitten too, by the way.

Lovely post; rain is so cleansing.


Merle Sneed said...

Happy B-day Dixie! Rain? I think I've heard of that.