Friday, June 10, 2011


Last year,
the day before our first pup
left us,
we had our first annual
Rocky Creek Farm puppy show.

This year we decided
to forgo it in light of the fact
that the Porties
were celebrating
Annual Bandana Day.

Since the color of the year 2011
is green, we decided to give the pups
a chance to play a bit -
so they got their first chance to dig
in the grass and the dirt -
you might notice
as you go through the pictures
that there are a few dirty noses
and mouths full of green grass.

We bid them a fond farewell
as they start their departures tomorrow.

And now we introduce them
with their new names
and their destinations.

(#1 - Jazzi)
Miss Jazzi
might just keep her name.
She will be moving to Washington, DC
and her people really like the name she has.
She will tell them if she wants it changed.

(#2 - Lynzi)
will be going to live
Eastern Virginia.

(#3 - Bonni)
Sophie Scott
will be leaving us
to go live in Vermont.

(#4 - Jock)
will be going to live
Northern Virginia
he will share a blog.

(#5 - Fergus)
(named in honor of Sweet William)
will be living
Central Virginia.

(#6 - Mackie)
will be living
and he will have a
black Scottie brother
named McGee.

(#7 - Kilts)
Parker will be going to live
in Northern Virginia.

(#8 - Guthrie)
Arlo will be going to live
in North Carolina -
he will have a
black Scottie sister
named Abby.

will be staying
Rocky Creek Farm
she wants to award
all of the puppies
with the title of
"Best in Show".

We'll miss you all.

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh, Ruairi, Ivy
Their Peeps


♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Oh, how we so did not want this time to come, but isn't it wonderful that all the Sweet Babes have homes waiting for them. And knowing your Mom, every one of those homes is fabulous. We will miss them terribly, but we look forward to lots of fun adventures from Ivy.

Have a good weekend.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Brenda said...


Susie said...

Good for you!They look darling in their going home bandanas. I am sure you are somewhat relived this day has come. All 8 are healthy and going to good homes!

pam said...
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Benny and Lily said...

Thank you for making our day with these adorable photos
Benny & Lily

pam said...

We have a very leaky Mommy. Hers sittin here leaking because her won't get to see the Sweet Babes anymore.

Oh well maybe Ivy can stir up enough trouble for 8??? :)

Angus said...

If the choice of new names is anything to go by they will all be as happy and loved as can be .

Sue said...

They all look so adorable. How nice that most of them will be relatively nearby. You can have a reunion sometime. What fun that would be.

Amber-Mae said...

AWWW they all look adorable with their green bandanas. I bet you're gonna miss those babies!

Patty ♣ said...

Oh! I'm going to miss them all soooo!
I guess I will look forward to next year! The Scotty babes are each and every one so wonderful!
It has been so delightful to watch them! My eyes are leaking a bit too...

Baby Rocket Dog and Hootie said...

Bow Wowzer the pups are ready to fly the coop already?! How they've grown and time just flies by. All are just so cute. Such great green bandana models too!
Smooches from pooches,
BabyRD and Hootie

ps-mom hasn't lost 1#

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Oh Lynn, seeing all the pups with their bandanas on and their new names and destinations has gotten me all choked up and melted my heart--It's really going to happen, isn't it?? Ivy is also just as cute as she can be!!

Anonymous said...

That Jazzi looks like trouble, must be the name.


Anonymous said...

That Jazzi looks like trouble, must be the name.


An English Shepherd said...

Still much to cute ;-)

Sweet William The Scot said...

Fairly Well you lads and lassies!
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
May your forever homes be blessed.
Sweet William The Scot

Maggie and Mitch said...

We are sure going to miss seeing the pups every day but they have new families and new adventures awaiting them and that is so cool! Everydoggie looks so sweet in their green bandana!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Linda said...

They all turned out as cute as can be. We will miss seeing their pics, but look forward to a reunion.

Bon voyage with lots of hugs & kisses,

Linda & Abby

♥I am Holly♥ said...

They are so adorable!! I got teary eyed reading that they are leaving....time sure has gone by fast! Farewell sweet babes and I hope you love your new homes! Lots of love, Debbie & Holly

Patty ♣ said...

I love what Sweet William has said! Here-here! and Amen!

houndstooth said...

They're going home already?! It seems like they just arrived! I hope they all have very happy homes. Ivy has the best idea! :)


anitamombanita said...

Could they be any cuter?! I hope their people take good care of them and give them all the love they deserve!

Miss Jean said...

I don't know how you do it. It must be so sad to see them go. They are going to good homes, I'm sure and hopefully, there will be more!!!

The Strawberry Mallard said...

Ma said that she wishes that she could have been there to see those sweet babes...maybe next year...hint hint ;o)
Love, Becky and Angus

Bouncing Bertie said...

Wishing the beautiful pups all the best as they set out on their next big adventures.
But we (selfishly) are sorry to see them go.
Toodle pip!

scotsmad said...

can't believe the time has come....seems to go by sooo quickly. We're happy they will all go to homes where they'll be loved. Hope to hear more from them in the future.

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

Hoke said...

Can't believe they are all leaving already!...whose the new little guy gonna play with now?

pajudie said...

Best of luck to all the sweet babes - time has really flown!! Do you have reunions with them??? Nice that most of them will be fairly close and you can keep in touch.
Judie, Duncan & Hamish

Camille said...

Happy trails and wagging tails to all the sweet babes as they begin their new adventures! We'll so miss seeing them daily, but hope the new families will send updates sometimes.

Big farewell arroooos from;
Buzzy McDuff, Pippa Posey & da mum

Mango said...

They look grand and all ready for their next big adventures.

Mango Momma

Jazzi said...

Aww...they are all so adorable and their new names are great, love them!! Guess I better get Snazzi Jazzi's goodbye gift in the mail soon!!
Todd is sooo cute too!!


Anonymous said...

Lovely Post. They all have been and we have enjoyed every posting about them. The pups look great in their farewell bandanas and the names are great (specially like 'Fergus') but why Sophie's peeps not keeping Bonni!!!! LOL. Only

My life is going to be quiet without them...but less work too!

Why are you keeping little Ivy or have I missed the reason being only part time and all?

We are sending special thaughts to you this week, cos our hooman's eyes leaked each and every time a puppy left us (even though they going to good homes).

Hector and Gang

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Adorable decked out in the scarves...looks like the next adventure will be starting for them soon.

Anonymous said...

Hi There me again
Just wanted to say thank you for explaining about Ivy. How stoopid does our hooman feel - course she not a Scottie....

Hope all the farewells are happy and fond.

Hector (again)

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Hi Lynn and Pups,
I love Ivy!! Have I said that before?? We all are going to miss the Puppies so very much. They all looked so cute!!
Thank you Lynn for your kind words about me losing Bambi. I miss her so much. I didn't want her to die. I was in shock for days. I know she was tired of her old body. She was ready to go. It is just so hard on me!!
Thank-you Lynn.
xx, Fern

Anonymous said...

Oh me. Time goes by so quickly doesn't it? Those are the kew-test little pups ever. Hope their new homes are full of love and laughter. (Wonder if any of them will be near where I live in big 'ole River City??)

That Ivy. What a pistol!

Thanks for sharing their lives with us.

ArrOOOOOOO! Stuart

Piappies World said...

We are so happy to see them though it is a bit sad that they will be away. We sure hope to hear about them still in their respective furever homes.

They all look so adorable in their green bandanas.

Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & Forgie

Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo and Molly said...

Bye, Bye, babies!! We'll sure miss seeing your sweet faces!!

Woofs and Kisses!
The Fiesty Three

Sally said...

Awwww!! What cuties, we wish them all the best - lots of licks from us

Paddy picked your name for one of the Royal 'Share the Love' prizes - D will be sending the prizes out this week

Sally and Paddy

the booker man said...

they always grow up way too fast!! best wishes to the sweet babes as they leave for their forever homes. how nice that they will mostly be nearby...i hope you will get to visit them! :)

the booker man and asa's mama

Canyon Girl said...

I will miss reading about them here, but I know that Todd is going to Kim's at just the right time. He will add so much joy to her and the older dog's lives. Well, to her hubby's life as well, I should add.

Oskar said...

What a bittersweet time for you. The pups look perfect as always!

Nubbin wiggles,

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Lynn, I am catching up on your sweet family here....I have just been swamped here with stuff....

I have so enjoyed watching your precious little Wheaten family grow and will miss them so. They are just the most adorable bunch. Todd is going to enjoy all of the attention! For sure.

Ivy is too cute. I can only imagine that Java is somewhere there coaxing her on how to do the things he did.

much love to you and yours....

PS: I would love to have one of your babes someday!!!

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