Sunday, June 22, 2008

90th birthday party

Well, the party is over, and it was a fun one, but it was hard on me. Over fifty people came to wish my grandpa a happy birthday, which means I had one hundred legs to walk around and in between.
When grandpa walked into the house, everybody sang to him!
When you're 90 year's old, you get three birthday cakes! That's my grandma telling my grandpa he only gets to eat one at a time, and he decided to eat this one first.
Grandpa's sisters came to celebrate with us. He is the oldest one in his family right now.
This is grandma again, and she's holding baby Adelia, who is the youngest in our family. She is little and very cute, and she didn't even notice me.
Speaking of noticing me....nobody did. I was monitored very closely all day by Hannah. She made sure everybody kept their shoes on their feet, and she didn't let me wander around and eat crumbs of cake on the floor.
After most of the people left, I got to play with Lenora. She is so fun! Lenora is almost 3 years old, and we played Strawberry Shortcake. I thought this game was about eating strawberries -- that's why I agreed to play -- but it wasn't.
All of the partying was too much for Adelia. She was sooooo tired. Believe you me, I know exactly how she felt.
This is me at the end of the day, being carried by Hannah, napping whenever and however I got the chance. I'm kind of glad that my grandpa will turn 90 just once in his life. It was a hard day for me.

21 comments:

Jackson and Patrick said...

It looked like a great day for your grandpa! I can't believe they didn't have a special dog cake for you!

Lorenza said...

Hi, Petra!
Well deserved party for your Grandpa! 3 cakes??? Wow!
Looks like everyone had a great time!
What kind of game is that of the strawberries?? sounds yummy!
You look so tired in that picture. I hope you are resting now!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Mack said...

Petra,
You look so precious in that pic! Looks like Petra Pup Pie needs a nap!!

Poppy said...

Wow, that sure does look like a hard day. It's a good thing you had a personal attendant to take watch over you all day. Get some rest!

Poppy

Asta said...

Petra
You adowble baby giwl, that must have been exhausting fow you...I notice the family welemblance between little Adelia and you(I kindof pwefew you..but ten I'm a doggie, hehehe)
you have vewy nice looking welatives..and the pawty looked gweat..I'm glad you wewe taken cawe of in all the hubbubb.
Happy Birfday again to youw Gwampa!
love and smoochie kisses
ASTA

Moco said...

Happy Birthday to Grandpa. 90 is a long time to live and he still looks great. It is tiring have to have someone watch you all day. Where were Fig and Tad?

Girl Girl Hamster said...

That sure looks like a pawsome party and you're so busy. Have a good rest Petra

~ Girl girl

Maggie & Mitch said...

What a lot of activity, Petra! We sure hope you got a piece of grandpa's cake!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Pearl & Opal & Harley said...

Petra
I loved all the piktors of your family and I am so happy Grandpa enjoyed his special day. The hooman pups are so cute and give Leah extra hugs and smoochies for taking such good care of you. Sleep tight my friend.
Hugs, bellyrubs and smoochies
Pearl

Noah the Airedale said...

We hope your grandpa had a great time at the party. Looks like a good time was had by all.
You look very tired Petra. Hope you've caught up on your sleep.

Hugs and tail wags
Noah xx

Frasier said...

Wow!90....He is very blessed.
Happy Birthday to him
I had forgotten how cute you were,though there is a naughty look in those eyes !!!

PS:Note to Petras mommy
The whole family is planning a cruise maybe next jan.But it will include an 84 year old grandma,mommys mom who may visit us from India,my parents and daddys two teenage kids.
i am so glad I will be with a dogsitter instead of this odd bunch!!But we are looking at cheap cruises that leave from maybe ...Mobile,ALA.

FleasGang said...

What a great looking group of prople. Your Grandpa is sooo lucky to have three cakes to choose from! Which one did you get to sample?

And we're not sure who is cuter. You or Adelia. Pop says Adelia but we're voting for you, of course. :-)

luv
The Fleas

Ruby Bleu said...

Wow...
What a pawty. Did your grandpa have fun? Too bad you didn't get any cake. At least you did get to go to the pawty right, doesn't look like Fig or Taddy went.

Lots of Licks, Ruby

Stella said...

Special Goobery birthday kissies to Grandpa de Petra! WOW! 90! That's like over 13 in dog years.

Petra fren, you look so out of sorts in all those photos but the last one. It was a pawty, yet nothing was as it seemed it was going to be. At least you got some z's there in Hannah's paws.

REst up & have yourself a FAB week, okay sweetie?

Goobery love & kissies to you,
Stella

Gus and Louie said...

It looks like Grandpa had a wonderful party.. it was so sweet of Hannah to take such good care of you..
May Grandpa have 90 more birthday's..


Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus and Louie

The Aphasia Decoder.... said...

How nice it was for your family to honor your grandpa with a party like that. You look so cute sleeping on Hannah's arm.

Levi's mom

Joe Stains said...

I bet you were VERY well behaved! It looks like a great time with your family and happy birthday to your gramps!

Peanut said...

Your gramps deserves 3 cakes. Massah needed to let you live a little and not watch you so closely. Mom says strawberry shortcake is cool and she would have played that game.

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Mack said...

PeeS: I get more belly (& neck) spots as I get older. When mom first got me I didn't have any - now I have oodles!!
Do you have any belly spots or freckles??

Suki Sumo said...

What is the point of that Strawberry Shortcake game if you don't get to eat strawberries?

Also, happy b-day x2 to your g-paw!