What a weekend we had! What joy, what bliss, what love, and dear God, what glorious treats! Grandma, like the postman, delivers. The lyrics of the song “Memory” from Cats sums up my Monday morning…she touched me and left me with my memories.
I’m afraid that my memory bank is on overdrive and so, dear reader, bear with me for today’s entry, since it must take a somewhat divergent path from its usual lyrical flow of words.
The biggest news is our book, SUMMER PUGS. Yes, it is ready for your viewing pleasure at:
I haven’t actually seen this tome but Mom gets very emotional when looking at it so I’m afraid I will have to reserve judgment about its literary or pictorial merits. But since so many of you seem to enjoy our photos, feel free to indulge your personal pug passions.
Also noteworthy is our entry into the Valentino: The Last Emperor pug photo competition. Not only was our photo selected as a finalist, but also is it displayed in the lobby of the Felt Forum Theatre in Manhattan, where the documentary is showing. Again, it is with great relief that pugs cannot accompany their owners to movies because I understand from Grandma that my mother made a complete spectacle of herself when she went to the film a second time this weekend. I know she loses her normal cool business exterior when it comes to anything having to do with Lizzie and me, and so, I can only imagine her wild reaction upon seeing our faces on the movie poster.
I am exhausted, a bit bored, lonely, let down, and overwhelmed today but rest assured that I will be writing my usual insightful, focused, and eloquent entry quite soon. I just need a day of recovery.
8 responses to “Touch Me, It’s So Easy to Leave Me, All Alone With the Memory”
What?!?!?! Clementine’s photo is on there!!! Was she chosen as a finalist???? NO one contacted me!!
The contest doesn’t contact you…so don’t fret. We just discovered it ourselves online and then found it at the theatre…Good Luck! Which one is Clementine?
oh how exciting!
your book is fabulous! congratulations!
and emmitt is honored to be in the finals with you and clemmy.
he is the one in the middle with the tie. 🙂
melissa and emmitt
Oh, sorry – Clementine is in the middle, next to Emmitt – she is wearing a pink frock with a matching pink stuffie lying on a very plush French inspired black and white boudoire.
p.s. she is black.
Your book looks fabulous, Mason! You must be so proud.
I can’t wait till it arrives in my mail…I’m so excited!
Thank you for posting this picture! My Ricky is in the bottom left corner. We posted about this on our blog! i’m just so excited.
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