Murphy the Model

Michelle and I had a little fun today, posing Murphy and taking photos of him.  Angus was always like working with a fashion model….we would pose him and he would lovingly accommodate our wishes.  Murphy, on the other hand,  likes to do things his own way.  While Angus would “sit pretty”,  resting back on his haunches if we asked, Murphy kind of lies down and looks at us (and the camera) in disgust.

Today, Murphy was rather mild-mannered, listening to our instructions, then promptly lying down on the floor as if to tell us he simply was not going to make things that dreadfully easy for us!

As you can see, Murphy is just downright cute, so how could I ever yell at him? And yes, in the end, our model was greatly rewarded with cookies!  Mmmmmm!

Oh my, my, my….

Today was a day of mixed emotions for me.  This would have been the ninth birthday of our little Angus and let me tell you, he is so missed.  It seems the sting of losing Angus almost two months ago has been so hard. Today, little Murphy sat quietly in the truck while we left him for awhile….I often wonder if he also is missing Angus.

Here is a photo of a professional photo of Angus, taken when he was just ten months old.  We had attended a Scottie Dog Picnic in September and the photographer had been hired to photograph the Scotties!