Tuesday, June 02, 2009

And Yet ANOTHER Interesting Trip

Kentucky Greetings, WoodyWatchers! Boy is it ever hot at our doghouse in Shepherdsville! We have been drinking plenty of water, wearing lots of sunscreen, and enjoying a nice cold pupscicle from time to time! Someone sent an email yesterday that said, "Woody, you haven't updated your blog this week!" I'm sorry. It seems we have either been really busy - or stuck on the side of the road somewhere!

You know the old saying, "Good things come to those who wait?" Well, it's true! As I told you in my last post, we had to reschedule Owsley County because our Woody Bus was sick and in the hospital. We were so upset to have to postpone our visit by a whole 5 days, but let me just say that it was definitely worth the wait! We were treated like superstars! They even had made a doghouse for us, complete with a stuffed dog bone. I carried the dog bone with me ALL day long! Puppy dog kisses to Ms. Campbell and Mr. Smith for giving us an unforgettable day!

If you have never visited Owsley County, you should. The county is named after William Owsley. Mr. Owsley was the Governor of Kentucky from 1844 to 1848. Booneville is the county seat. There's a little place in Owsley County called Mistletoe. Isn't that cool?

Well, we left Owsley County and traveled back home to Shepherdsville in the van that Mr. Conrad provided for us. A few days later, our friends at Conrad's called and said that the Woody Bus was ready. So, we loaded up in the van and headed back to Estill County to pick up the trusted Woody Bus. We were traveling along having a grand time. We were singing our favorite songs and playing I Spy. We had almost made it back to Louisville. In fact, we had just taken an exit ramp when guess what? The Bus died! Again! Exactly 1 week after the first time it died. So, making a long story short, we were towed again! Thankfully we were close enough to home that Lynne (my Chief of Staff) could pick us up and take us home after the bus was towed.

Here's the good news - the last breakdown had NOTHING to do with Mr. Conrad's work. It was a different problem! Thankfully, a problem that was under warranty. I asked Mom what a warranty was. She said it meant Dad would be in a much better mood. Hmmm...

By the way, the last photo is of Mom and me with Mr. Conrad, his son, and his sister Dana. I think they are going to use this for their Christmas card! Oh, while we were on the side of the road, Mom and I wrote a song about the breakdown. We are going to try to video the song and put it on the blog. We will keep you posted!

Hopefully, the Woody Bus is good to go! We have a week off before our library visits begin. We are going to pamper the bus and make it feel real special!!!

I better go. It is 11:20 which means ten more minutes until lunch time! It's my turn to fill the water bowl.

Have a great day! Stay cool, wear your sunscreen, and Work and Dream like a BIG DOG!