Happy 2012!

By: LakeWorthFinn , 7:25 AM GMT on December 06, 2011

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URGENT! CAN YOU HELP FIND A HOME FOR MAX & JOHNNY? THIS is THEIR STORY.
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THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR BLOGS AND WEATHER UPDATES DURING THIS PAST HURRICANE SEASON!

I wish all your dreams come true in 2012 and may you have a healthy, prosperous and love-filled 2012!

Double Kiss

In this year's Xmas presents I have included a $10 donation to Abandoned Pet Rescue on behalf of each family member. They all are animal lovers and will enjoy - instead of a box of candy - getting a card saying that an unwanted and abused animal has gotten loving care and hope of a new home from them for Xmas.

You can do the same for any charity close to your heart and make a difference. And/or just click the Animal Rescue site's purple button HERE, it takes three seconds and is free. Every click gives food and care for animals in need and you'll help create many Happy Tails :)





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MAY YOU BE HAPPY,
MAY YOU BE FREE
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59. LakeWorthFinn
9:18 PM GMT on January 23, 2012
Yeah, I heard that Huri, such great news!
Thanks Skye! I need to put a new blog up...
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58. Skyepony (Mod)
6:02 AM GMT on January 14, 2012
Hope your off enjoying the new year.

You need a bump so we can find our way to the free pet food dispensing button.
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57. hurigo
11:17 PM GMT on January 06, 2012
Friend Finn, you've surfaced. Great! Hey, have you heard the most awesome news? Gus(T) showed up at Bug's house.
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56. LakeWorthFinn
6:30 PM GMT on January 06, 2012
All well in Finland, though still high winds.

{{{Karen}}} I'm so sorry for your loss! Great idea and pic on the beach :)
Yes {{{bug}}}, very happy! Hope he picks up the know-how quickly!
{{{Pat}}} cool song and sweet pic of Toulouse and Martha!
{{{Cal}}}, so glad for the lil' sweetie and for the adopted parents :)

{{{Sandi}}} {{{Gro}}} {{{Ylee}}} {{{wab}}} {{{jus}}} {{{gams}}} {{{Skye}}} {{{Pros}}} {{{Shore}}} {{{Huri}}} and last but not the least... {{{iyou}}} - Thanks for kind posts and wishes.

This is going to be a great year. May it be the best ever for us all!
Way Too Happy
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55. hurigo
5:28 PM GMT on January 02, 2012
Happy New Year 2012 Friend Finn.
Thanks for reporting on the trouble in Finland and surrounds. May all fare well.
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54. shoreacres
3:13 PM GMT on January 01, 2012
Happy New Year, Finn! I hope it's the best ever!

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53. palmettobug53
3:11 PM GMT on January 01, 2012
Happy New Year, Finn!

You'll be happy to hear that I've adopted a stray this weekend.

Yep, starting the new year out with vet bills and litter training. Oh, boy.

The cat is young, neutered and very, very sweet but skittish. He doesn't have his litter training down pat, though. I hope he picks it up soon. Hubby isn't going to have much patience with continued accidents.
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52. iyou
3:03 PM GMT on January 01, 2012
Happy New Year Lissu!
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51. SBKaren
11:13 PM GMT on December 31, 2011
Here's wishing a very Happy and Safe New Year's Eve to everyone - and a grand new 2012 tomorrow morning! Remember, the Rose Parade isn't on until Monday (for those that watch)! I won't know what to do tomorrow morning!

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50. Proserpina
11:06 PM GMT on December 30, 2011
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49. seflagamma
10:48 PM GMT on December 29, 2011
Oh Finn, prayers for your family and friends in Finland. Sounds like a terrible winter storm.

Hope they get power back soon.

Just popped in to say hello and to click the purple button once again for our puppies!

Happy New Year!
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48. Skyepony (Mod)
5:33 PM GMT on December 26, 2011
I'll keep them in my thoughts..though reindeer roast on a roaring fire..they sound prepared:)
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47. LakeWorthFinn
5:26 PM GMT on December 26, 2011
Thank you all for the wonderful wishes and comments! I'll write a more detailed post later...
We had a wonderful Xmas!

Just wanted to quickly share this:
I just talked with my sister in Finland, there is a terrible storm there, trees are falling in Southern Finland, Sweden and Norway, winds close to hurricane strength, 14 yard high waves battering the coast and people are told to stay indoors. Sis went to take her dogs to a nearby dog park and almost got killed by a 30-yard high pine tree that fell down, uprooted by the wind. Thousands and thousands are without power, luckily temps are "only" in the mid 30's, but this is such a disaster that the infrastructure is not prepared to fix so many broken power lines as is needed right now. I have never even heard of a storm like this in my life. They can deal well with massive snowfalls, but this is unheard of. My nephew lives in the middle of nowhere, electricity is gone and they can't get out of the house, roads are blocked by fallen trees. They are cooking a reindeer roast from the freezer in a big open fire to keep warm. And my brother, who breeds horses and dogs on a large island off the West Coast of Finland is using his own farm machinery to remove fallen trees and using them to keep his family and animals warm. Nobody can reach him as the ice is not thick enough to let help come rolling in over the sea, which usually is frozen at this time.
Incredible.
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46. Skyepony (Mod)
4:53 PM GMT on December 26, 2011
Hope it was merry one! Great video up there of the dogs getting ready for the holidays..
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45. Patrap
3:23 AM GMT on December 25, 2011
Merry Christmas Finn.

May it bring you joy and Happiness all thru the coming New Year.


Toulouse and Martha say "Woof, Woof" too..





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44. whitewabit (Mod)
2:01 AM GMT on December 25, 2011
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43. juslivn
2:49 PM GMT on December 24, 2011
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42. SBKaren
12:14 AM GMT on December 24, 2011
Lake - will long time no see! I guess I haven't been around often enough to realize you were back! Welcome back! Our animals are so important to us so I'm going to go 'click' right now. I had to put our old (over) 17 year old Chihuahua a couple of weeks ago (I posted it in my blog), and I'm still missing her. That will continue for some time, I'm sure. But I know it was the right thing to do for her. We still have our rescue border collie mix and 2 cats to keep us in plenty of fur.

Happy Holidays to you!

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41. LowerCal
11:38 PM GMT on December 23, 2011
Finn, thanks for all you do. This is our little Pomeranian-Beagle mix we rescued one year ago at six months old.

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40. Patrap
4:25 PM GMT on December 23, 2011
1. On'da foist day'a Christmas mah
Mawmaw gave'to me, a Crawfish'dey
Caught in Arabi
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39. LakeWorthFinn
4:05 PM GMT on December 23, 2011
Ylee, my warm wishes for you too :)

Peace, Health, Love and Happiness to Earth and All Living Beings!

~~~~♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥~~~~

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37. Ylee
12:09 PM GMT on December 23, 2011
Hi, Finn! I had to go to another computer to access your blog; for some reason yours and Skye's won't load on the computer I usually use!

Anyway, I wanted to wish you Peace, and a very merry Christmas!
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36. LakeWorthFinn
12:14 AM GMT on December 23, 2011
Oh my friends, thank you for your heart-warming greeting! I'm very happy this year to spend Xmas with my family and friends!

{{{Gro}}} Kiitos - tack min vän, God Jul och Gott Nytt År för dej också!

{{{Gams}}} - yes, to me it means a lot more too :) Have a Happy Xmas my sweet neighbor!

Same wishes to you too dear {{{Sandi!}}} My best friend is flying here from Bournemouth, will arrive tomorrow. I'm having the time of my life... :D

{{{Pat}}} I love that song, thank you so much! I wish you the same - and peace on earth, with a special prayer for the well-being of our troops ♥♥♥♥♥♥

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35. Patrap
7:55 PM GMT on December 22, 2011



Wishing you and Your's the Very Best this Christmas Season.

Merry Christmas from Uptown NOLA


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34. sandiquiz
7:24 PM GMT on December 22, 2011
Hello Finn,



Hope you have a wonderful time:)
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33. seflagamma
2:38 PM GMT on December 22, 2011
Good morning Finn and Family.

Yes I did my purple click.


Happy Holidays to you all.



From our Home to Yours
Merry Christmas and a Healthy & Happy New Year 2012!






"And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow,
stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons.
It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags.
And he puzzled and puzzled, till his puzzler was sore.
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn%u2019t before.
What if Christmas, he thought, doesn%u2019t come from a store.
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more."

- Dr. Seuss



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32. Grothar
11:39 PM GMT on December 21, 2011
Hyvää Joulua, Finn. Så husket jeg det denne gangen.


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31. LakeWorthFinn
10:39 PM GMT on December 18, 2011
Hi gams, posted on your blog, don't wanna repeat here :)

{{{{{ LES }}}}} my first friend here! What a joy-full surprise :D :D :D I thought I had lost you forever... Thanks for popping in, have a WUnderful holiday!

{{{Pros}}} my angel, thank you and same to you!
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30. Proserpina
8:30 PM GMT on December 18, 2011
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29. ofieldstream
8:08 AM GMT on December 18, 2011
Hei Finn Lady! Just droppin' in to say 'HI!' as I'm flyin' in low and fast! I made a new post to raise a few brows - courtesy of a rather humorous WUcomputer glitch - and to make a presence to keep my WUcitizenship active. ". >

Y'all take care. ". ) Do hope y'all are doing well. Been a long while but wanted to 'touch-in' and say, "Hei!"

See y'all on the flip-flop.

les O'fieldstream
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28. seflagamma
8:37 PM GMT on December 16, 2011
Hello Finn,

yes, I did my "click" before posting.. Love your festive decorations.

So you are loving life surrounded by the kids!
I understand I have the Boston bunch back down, well Betsey and Baron are here, Scott comes next Tuesday ...

so as soon as I get off work tomorrow night it will be a fun filled week through Christmas Day and they don't leave until DEc 27th.

Enjoy your weekend!
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27. LakeWorthFinn
5:32 PM GMT on December 15, 2011
Evening Sandi, always good to see you! I forgot to ask you how was that writing month you dedicated your time to? I am very interested in knowing what it gave you :)

I'm happy with four "kids" around me... My dau is here and Jamie's kids arrived last night, the daughter with boyfriend.

It's Christmas at Finn's house...


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26. sandiquiz
7:36 AM GMT on December 15, 2011
Morning Finn.... dropping by to say Hello:)

Wishing you a wonderful day .
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25. LakeWorthFinn
4:10 PM GMT on December 14, 2011
Gro and Shore, tack!!! Finns don't celebrate Lucia's Day, but the Finnish-Swedish people do. We always celebrated it in honor of my Finnish-Swedish step mom. Thank you for the videos and the wonderful memories they brought me.
Have a good one :)
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24. Grothar
3:38 AM GMT on December 14, 2011
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23. shoreacres
3:25 AM GMT on December 14, 2011
And a happy Lucia Day to you, Finn! It's one of my favorite days - and I had my ginger cookies with coffee this morning!

This is one of the loveliest renditions of the song I've found. Enjoy!

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22. Grothar
8:19 PM GMT on December 13, 2011
Wow, Finn. I really feel like a heel now, that I forgot to write Merry Christmas in Finnish, after reading your blog with all the kind words. I have added it to my blog. So here it is for you on here as well. Hyvää Joulua!
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21. LakeWorthFinn
4:47 PM GMT on December 13, 2011
Sky, that's wonderful"


PBS repeats the musical jam session as "Viewer's Choice" all this month. I enjoy them a lot, recorded the whole PBS special.

IMPORTANT
Please lets put our efforts together and find a home for Johnnie & Max, shall we? Sharing the story, prayers and good will are needed to get them to a home where they well be safe and loved.
IMPORTANT

Abandoned senior dogs are closest to my heart. I adopted Sophie and will always look first in the older unwanted dogs department.

This blog is lot about dogs just because I have dogs, but all our two, three and four-legged friends are included in my passion as well! :D

I AM SO GLAD ANIMAL LOVERS FILL THE BLOG!

Way Too Happy
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20. Skyepony (Mod)
12:38 PM GMT on December 13, 2011
Hey Finn~ I'm feeding them early this morning.

I caught the end of that Stevie Ray Vaughn show the other night.. Good stuff there.
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19. LakeWorthFinn
6:03 AM GMT on December 13, 2011
Pretty pus... KITTIES! G'night to you too {{{BF}}}
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18. Barefootontherocks
1:51 AM GMT on December 13, 2011
Hello ((Finn)),
Couple of cats who were castoffs (shore's and mine) thought they'd come by and dance for the doggies.
:)

Dixie Rose and Alphie Dancin'

Dixie Rose is the pretty one. lol

Happy night to you!
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17. LakeWorthFinn
6:27 AM GMT on December 11, 2011
Me too gams, several times a day! Woohoo, doggiefood flying everywhere :)

Skye, saw the moon last night, beauuutiful.

This was on PBS tonight, enjoy :)


It's also playing on PBS as "Viewer's Choice"
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16. seflagamma
6:07 PM GMT on December 10, 2011
still clicking!
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15. LakeWorthFinn
4:27 PM GMT on December 09, 2011
Hi Sandi! Up late, as always :) Hi Gamma! Clicking here too :)

Have a wunderful day friends!

Gams, if you want to extend your help, there is a small red/white button above the purple one (it appears after you've clicked the food-giving purple one), it says 'Vote Now'. You can type in Abandoned Pet Rescue, Fort Lauderdale, FL and vote for them. The APR info stays on that page for the next time you want to vote so you don't have to type it again. If you have an extra minute, APR will really appreciate that :)
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14. seflagamma
2:27 PM GMT on December 09, 2011
Good morning and "click" the purple again.
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13. sandiquiz
7:25 AM GMT on December 09, 2011
Hi Finn,
You are up late... or are you up very early ?

Whatever - have a good Friday :)
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12. LakeWorthFinn
7:19 AM GMT on December 09, 2011
Thanks {{{Gamma}}}, you da gal ♥

{{{Beth}}} thank you, all sharing spreads the word :)

Woof {{{Nola Rouge}}}, ya know your sisters and brothers are getting food each time you click dat purple button :)

{{{Skye}}} too thick clouds, can't see anything, but I saw some incredible sunsets last week :)
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11. Skyepony (Mod)
4:32 AM GMT on December 09, 2011
Hope you see the moon tonight.
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10. Patrap
5:34 PM GMT on December 08, 2011
Woof,Woof,...!





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9. PeaceRiverBP
5:15 PM GMT on December 08, 2011
{{{Finn}}}; I love the videos! What a great message for the holidays.... I borrowed the top one and posted it on FB with a note to credit your blog. :-)
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