05 December 2008
St. Nicholas Day
December 6 is St. Nicholas day, and we celebrate it in our house in much the same way that muzzer did when she was a little girl.
Me and Teka borrow a stocking from Dad, (his are bigger, ya know?)
and put them on the mantel. Tomorrow morning when we get back from walkies, we will have some treats, maybe a bully stick, maybe a new kong or chew toy.
So for us, St. Nicholas is the start of the holiday. Muzzer has transferred the Christmas dishes to the kitchen cupboard, and the house will start to smell pretty good soon.
Here is my carol for St. Nicholas day
Jolly old St. Nicholas, Listen to me please
I have got some things to say, Don’t you run away.
Christmas Eve is coming soon; Now, you dear old man,
Listen to what doggies want, Help us if you can
In addition to world peace, ending war and strife
We want every single dog to have a happy life
Now, you see, I understand, That's a lot to ask
But if anyone can help, you can do this task.
Bring a pup for Sasha and a dog for them to share
Breed is not important, they don't need a matched pair
Brown eyes would be nice, but it's ok if eyes are blue
Two eyes to watch over them but maybe one will do.
Their dad will be busy now, busier than before
He will have a lot to do, building a strong core
We know that their mom will help, She is lovely too
But for puppies we'll depend exclusively on you.
Get dogs from a shelter group, rescue or the pound
Get them where the bestest dogs, surely will be found.
Oh! You'll have to keep them til the girls get their new home
Make sure that the doggies know, they are not to roam.
Doggies that will be there when they go to bed at night
Greet them in the morning when the day is turning bright
Doggies that will listen to their secrets and their hopes
You can choose St. Nickolas, for these special folks.
I don't need a present, I am happy here you see
Give some other dogs a chance to be happy just like me
Keep my buddies healthy, make our muzzers strong
Please keep Peanut's daddy safe, he'll be home e'er long.
Thank you for your time today, I know you must go
You have lots of people who are waiting in the snow
Please accept my humble thanks, For your help St. Nick
Oh and just in case you've got and extra one or so
I take a large in bully sticks, Just in case, you know.