I went to bed early…


and woke up at dawn.


Ate all of my breakfast…


then went on the lawn.


I saw the big yellow thing…


all shiny and new. I tried to walk faster…


as my excitement then grew.

But the yellow thing left us, I was shocked and confused…


We were at the right bus stop…


oh my doodle, now what do we do?


I guess I will rest, with Wilson close by…


As Harley waits by the door…


with an occasional whimpering sigh.

My friends will be back…


cause Doodle Mom told us.

And we’ll be here waiting…


for the big yellow school bus!

A FB furrend of the Boys sent the message (below) out this morning and I wanted to share it with all of you. Thanks “James O” for reminding me that I too can play a significant role in the lives of children even if they are not my own….

“Back to school is not just for the students it’s also for parents, family members and friends. The responsibilities are ours so we should be asking about homework, making sure we know where the students are during non-school hours, knowing who all the teachers are, attending school functions (parent-teacher meetings), encouraging students to do their best and celebrating all the small and large victories. It’s also important to let them know that failure can be a part of the learning process. Students, have a productive and safe school year and remember that what you do now will follow you for the rest of your life so your futures are in your hands!”

Thanks fur reading, let’s all exercise some additional patience this week for the big yellow buses and the little people that ride them…

  • Caren Gittleman
    September 3, 2013

    *****clapping paws****** this was just PAWTASTIC!!!!!

    • Cathy Bennett
      September 3, 2013

      Aawhhh, So happy you enjoyed it. The Boys are outside waiting for the bus to return their furrends Take care, and as always – thanks fur reading

  • Lonnie Shapiro
    September 3, 2013

    Poor Harley and Leo, it’s just not fair that big yellow thing took your friends away for the day! Leo, Wilson will help a little but he just can get replace those little hands petting and loving on you! I totally understand:( Just wait Harley and Leo, that bus will bring your friends back each day and I will bet they will be just as happy to see the both of you as you will be to see them. Libby sends hugs and Doodle kisses!

    • Cathy Bennett
      September 4, 2013

      This was the strangest thing. These two really believe they are part of the “pack” Dogs (and cats) are truly remarkably intuitive. I am surprised each and everyday.

      Thanks for reading.

  • Tiffany
    September 4, 2013

    That was such a cute blog post. Loved it!!!

    • Cathy Bennett
      September 4, 2013

      I’m happy, please share with your furrends who have little ones going off to school. Thanks for reading

  • Jen@MyBrownNewfies
    September 4, 2013

    What a great and fun post!
    School started a few weeks ago for us. We’re still trying to get into a routine but so far so good! I hope it stays that way!

    • Cathy Bennett
      September 4, 2013

      Hey Jen – Do your kids get out earlier than the latter part of June? Hope so that way they can get a full two months of summer as well. Thanks so much for reading, Doodle Kisses to the Brown Newfies

  • Ruckus the Eskie
    September 20, 2013

    Those beds look so comfy!

    • Cathy Bennett
      September 21, 2013

      They not only look comfy, they are! I’ve sat on them from time to time when I’m playing with the Boys. I know why they sometimes start snoring in the middle of the night. Thanks for reading.

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