Wednesday, May 16, 2007

stress relief.

ok...I promise I won't post photos of the puppy every day--but maybe not. I mean, really, how could I not share moments like these? This photo was taken about a half an hour ago, but don't let him fool you. He is now awake and chewing on my slippers! (and the rug and the cat and the table and...)

Anyway, it's been another eventful evening. You know that "new" car we got? Well, it was a dud and we had to bring it back. Why do these things always happen after you drive it off of the lot??? Well a whole bunch of stress later and we've decided to upgrade to a newer car with a lot less miles, a longer warranty, and (the best part)--the same payment!

I'd go into the details, but I think it would bore you to tears. We almost got royally screwed but all that matters is that, in the end, Vinny and I ended up getting a practically brand-new car for the same monthly payments as the original car that was older and already had a lot of miles on it. This is a good example of the way that problems are sometimes blessings in disguise. Now all I need to do is incorporate this way of thinking into a few other areas of my life!

Needless to say, Louis was VERY happy to see us after having his schedule rearranged. Geesh! I swear, he is the sweetest, most sensitive little puppy I have ever met. Not to mention, no matter how much stress my day involves, he is always the perfect cure. Definitely. I am just trying to soak in as much of his puppiness as possible. Did you know that he has DOUBLED in size in just the past few days?! We should have named him "Dandelion" or "Zucchini" or "Miracle Grow" or something. I mean, seriously... it is truly amazing.

I just want to say thank you for all of your really wonderful comments on my last post. I appreciate them--beyond words.


Anonymous said...

oh. my. gawd! That pic is the cutest ever!!! He's sleeps with a pillow? lol!
You have to submit it somewhere...doggy magazines or cute overload...somewhere!!
Louis must be bringing so much love and fun to you guys. It's cool, when you think of a puppy's job in this just "be", and it's always more than enough!
It's amazing how the whole car thing worked out too...the universe always knows what's it's doing!!
Hae a great day!

deirdre said...

So sorry to hear the car was a dud. And glad you've gotten a newer, better one instead.
That puppy is too cute. There's nothing like a happy doggie to make you grin.

Leah said...

omg, what a cutie pie! i just want to snuggle him up!

and you know, sometimes those things in our life that we can't see the good in yet, they just don't have as quick a turn around as stuff like your car situation. but then we get things like the car situation to remind us that our problems are all blessings.

(((Hugs and love to you sweet, jessie girl))) you are doing so great!

Melba said...

Maggie said Hi Puppy!

Vedrana M. said...

awww, cute! have a great weekend, relax :)

Laura B. said...

Jessie, he's precious. I'm happy for you guys!

Good luck with the thesis---! I saw Susan the other day in Book World, so I feel better about mine (my plan is by the end of the summer...) because I got to talk to her. Now I just need to work again. Nine more days with the kids...

Happy weekend!

kj said...

my heart melted. you are a lucky human to be owned by this dog. !