Not only is that a line
from my favorite Springsteen song, (Rosalita)
but Rosie will be the name of our new puppy!
For the next couple of weeks,
you may see a ridiculous number of puppy pictures!
Sorry, if you are not a dog person
but we pick up our little girl on Saturday
so I won’t be able to help myself!
These pictures were taken 2 weeks ago.
I am not sure which one will be ours
but it will be one of them..
Now if you have read my recent dog posts,
you know that I have had mixed feelings about
this new addition to our family.
I have enjoyed having somewhat of a clean house.
(Well, as clean as it can be with boys!)
But I always knew someday
those darling boys would talk me into getting a dog!
And not just any dog…
A Golden Retriever!
Since I would do anything for these sweet kids,
and since I think it is important to grow up with a pet,
I caved and said yes to the dog!
I must say though,
after the decision was made,
I was just as excited as they were!
I keep thinking about how cuddly she is going to be
and how much fun the boys will have with her.
(And how much vacuuming
and poop cleaning I will have to deal with – ughh!)
But I am very excited
and have spent the last couple of weeks
getting ready for her arrival!
And where did the name “Rosie”come from you ask?
Well, the kids love all those golden retriever “Buddies” movies
and there is a puppy named, “Rosebud” in the movies.
They were so set on that name!
And after they started referring to her as “Rosie”
the name started to make a little sense…
The sled in the movie, Citizen Kane
was called Rosebud – and she was born in December…
Ironically, the breeder chose “movies”
as the theme for the litter.
We have to reference a movie
in the dog’s official registered name!
On top of that, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner…
and what flower is known for that day? – Roses!
I know, those references are kind of stretching it
but it sealed the deal
the other day when I was in my car after
driving back from picking up all the puppy supplies.
I turned on the radio right to the line in the Springsteen song,
“Rosie you’re the one!”
So, my dreams of calling the puppy, “Calypso”
and “Callie” for short
are not going to happen!
at least I get to have some pink in my house!
What are your pet’s names?