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Sunday Open House

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by ShipMaven, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. seamom

    seamom Well-Known Member

    Yowza...that's a terrific oasis!! I'll bet knowing you, you'll have fireworks later to light up our party. Champagne fountain is flowing...I'm off to fill up and have some of that chocolate fountain nearby too!
  2. Tobyn

    Tobyn Well-Known Member

    Oh my goodness Mary Ann! Once again you have chosen a FANTABULOUS looking location. We are a bit late in arriving, but are ready for some social interaction and a nice cool soft drink. How about a Diet Pepsi? Timber is lounging around waiting to be waited on. He seems to be a tad lazy this morning . . . . .
  3. PucciK9

    PucciK9 Well-Known Member

    Well...I must 'fess up. Mommy just got me out of bed! But first thing, I want to wish "Uncle Charles" a very Happy Birthday! WOOF!

    Now, it's great to see so many furbabies...and we have new kitties today. MEOW - welcome.

    I wag my tail in greetings to

    Horhei (of course)
    Kiefer (hope you get a new little sister soon)
    Munster and Eskabar (welcome!)
    Molle (I have your pancake cut into 4 pieces today - want some now?)
    Ginny and Tanner

    Hope I included everyone - Mommy got me out of bed so I'm still a bit sleeeeeeeeeeeeepy.

    Have fun - we have lots of romping areas, and a lot of laps to curl up on!

    Ooh - and now I see Timber has arrived, too!
  4. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Seamom - yes, we'll have fireworks later on. Several important celebrations to mark. In the meantime, the champagne fountain is the one center/lower screen and the chocolate fountain is in the club house. Enjoy!

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, Tobyn and Barbara. I'm so happy you could join us today. Pucci ran to greet Timber (another sleepy one?) and I have diet Pepsi's for the two of you. Please sit back, relax and enjoy the company of your fellow @ddicts.

    Pucci has now made the rounds to be sure all the furbabies have their bowls of water and appropriate treats. Molle wanted pancakes, and we have more if any other furbabies are allowed to have some. Remember - no calories and nothing harmful at Open House!
  5. Funnel

    Funnel Sweden Unleased - Special Contributor

    "Woof woof woof woof"! That was Molle saying Thank you for the 4 pieces of pancake.
    It's evening here now so it's time for some Silja Special, please!

    ...and of course no calories in the cake! :biggrin:

  6. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Time for cocktails and special toasts to all those celebrating birthdays and anniversaries.
  7. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Erik - I guess Molle can no longer be angry now that he has had his 4 pieces of pancake. Here are your two Silja Specials - and there are more should your legs need extra strength! :boogie: The "no calories" cake with strawberries is almost gone. Would it be convenient to bring another, please?

    Yonnie - two double Grey Goose on the Rocks are being served. Enjoy!
  8. Funnel

    Funnel Sweden Unleased - Special Contributor

    Thank you, Mary Ann! I think I need two more Silja Specials as it has been a busy day here today... :whistle:
    Of course - here are some more cakes, enjoy!
    I also brought some leftover strawberries (there was no room on the cakes for more strawberries).


    Whipped cream could be nice to the strawberries. Maybe there is some around here?

  9. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Erik - here are two more Silja Specials...and there are more, if needed.

    Thank you for bringing the extra cake and the strawberries. I think I shall steal a couple of strawberries before showing them to others! Not what a hostess should do, though, eh? Mea culpa. Of course we have whipped cream (freshly made, of course) for those who wish some.
  10. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday to Charles, Happy Anniversary to Barb and Tobyn, and on that note we will raise a glass of Asti..

    had DD Julia here for a Big mid- day Turkey meal, she just left with leftovers.soup all made, and dispersed after I tore the bird apart..:p)
    .dishes in the dishwasher..and I am off for a bit of a rest..

    lovely venue..Thanks so much Mary Ann and Pucci..such kind and loving Hosts..back soon.hugs Joanne.
  11. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Always a joy to see you here, Joanne and Mark. I've opened a bottle of Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante and I'll join the two of you in raising our flutes of Asti to Charles, Tobyn and Barbara. I'm certain DD Julia was happy to have a meal prepared by her Mama. Pucci would like to know if Mariah got a little swipe of turkey. Happy to see you here, dear Paesana and Mark. BTW, do you have any suggestions on how to stop dill pickles from disappearing at lightning speed?:scratch:
  12. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Boy do those strawberries look good.
  13. Funnel

    Funnel Sweden Unleased - Special Contributor

    It has become Monday here now, so I think it's time to get some sleep. :yawn:
    It will be an early morning tomorrow as I have to take the car to the mandatory vehicle inspection before I go to work.
    Thank you for this weekend! :thankyou:

  14. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you Mary Ann and Pucci and Charles and Horhei.

    See you all tomorrow.
  15. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    To keep dill pickles from disappearing at lightning speed, put them at the back of the refrigerator on the second rack. That way, nobody will be able to find them without a bit of effort. Bandit and Cocoa have headed for the water bowls and scritches, and Bird Joey just landed on your shoulder. He's ready for scritches and pat pats. In honor of Charles' birthday, Leon and I would like to have a flute of Asti, Martini and Rossi, of course as it's the best! Mary Ann, I brought another for you, and we'll have Chocolate Bananas a bit later.
  16. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Yonnie - swipe a few strawberries before you sign off for the night! :sunny:

    Erik - thank you and Molle for having joined us today. Good luck with your vehicle inspection in the morning. How often must that be done?

    Jacquie - the only trouble with those dill pickles, sent as a home made gift without garlic, is that I'm the thief! Pucci met up with Bandit and Cocoa for their bowls of water and treats, and they're making the rounds mooching scritches. Bird Joey (name noted) is sitting like a little gentleman on my shoulder, eyeing my pocket but allowing me to hand him his cashew nuts and corn chips. Of course, that also allows me to give him his pat-pats on his head and scritches behind the ears. Horhei told me privately that his Grandpa and family went out to dinner at an Italian restaurant, so I think the Martini & Rossi Asti will make the perfect toasts for the "birthday boy". We can always have Chocolate Bananas for "dessert". :cheer:
  17. Linda&Jim

    Linda&Jim Well-Known Member

    What a beautiful place to spend the evening. I would love to spend time relaxing in such a tranquil place. A glass of champagne is in order today in celebration of the birthday / anniversary of fellow addicts. Cheers to all of you!!!!
  18. sage

    sage Well-Known Member

    It has been a difficult day, so this is the perfect place to relax for a while. Mary Ann and Pucci, once again you have selected a stunning place. Charles may I add my wishes to the others for a Happy Birthday. I hope that this has been a special day for you. I have all three furbabies, and they are most anxious to see their friends. May I please have a glass of wine while I put my feet up and say hello to everyone.
  19. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Linda - thank you for joining us. I'll bring you a flute of Asti Spumante. Please enjoy.

    Bev - Pucci greeted Chloe, Harley and Lily with bowls of water and treats, and they're off playing. Sorry you had a rough day - relax and enjoy a nice Pinot Noir.
  20. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Thanks everyone for coming, and for all of your good wishes. They are truly appreciated.


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