Monday, July 6, 2009

Off to the Botanical Gardens again

Last weekend was great! In the morning, we went to the dog park. After that we went to my grandparents place to chill out and in the late afternoon, instead of going straight home as usual, we went to the Botanical Gardens!

We also spotted two swans in the pond.

There were plenty of pretty flowers and plants.

The park is filled with lots of people...strolling and having picnics.

Everyone were staring at me. Some say I look like a lion, while others call me a giant dog. Apparently, these people haven't met my good friends, Honey the Great Dane and other golden retrievers. One cheeky boy even called out to me "Hey Mr Dog, come and get me!" Since when has my name changed to Mr Dog?! Even the passersby who heard the boy were amused.

The lily pond. I took a sip of the water when Mummy wasn't looking.

We took a rest at one of the benches. Mummy can't walk far and long with her growing tummy. She needs more exercise to build up her energy level!

Look at the pavillion behind us. That's the bandstand and it is an iconic landmark in the Botanical Gardens. Many couples like to take their wedding pictures here. In fact, we saw at least four couples near the bandstand taking their wedding pictures!

Okie, I'm tired of sitting here and posing away. Can we go now?


happy said...

Now that's a really lovely place to go!

Your mommy is looking radiant, Chow Chow!

Dino and Family said...

Woohoo! Did I hear growing belly???? I am so thrilled for you Chow Chow!!! Looks like you gonna be a Big Brother like me too! That looks like a wonderful weekend too! Have a great week ahead, Mr. Dog!!! LOL!!! Love, Dino

Isis said...

wow what a beautiful place!

Huskee and Hershey said...

Gee.. Mr Dog?? **speechless**
Your mom looks good.. can't wait to see Baby Amanda in Nov!

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Congratulations, Chow Chow's mom.
Your mom look happy and healthy, you too, Chow Chow big brother to be. You behave from now, Chow Chow, do not make your mom running after your run away!
Great shots form your dad's new toy thanks to the great model.
What a wonderful family!

Brownie said...

Wow that looks like so much fun! "Mr. Dog" 's mom, you look fantabulous!

Paco....Milo and mom..Simona said...

You will have a sister dear CHow?????
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....we have lost this wonderful news!!!!!!!!!!!
Your mommy look radiant and soooooooooooooo happyyyy!!!
you'll be a big brother!!!!
Sure you'll be a very very very good and sweet and lovely and great brother and your sister will be very very very lucky to have you near her!!!!!
sure you had a wonderful day with your humansd at the dog park...
we love all your photos but the one where you're with your happy mommy are the best!!
Hope you could forgive us about our distraction!!!!!!!!!!
We love you a lot and you and your family are been one of our first bloggie friends!!!!!!
we're honored to know you!!!!!!!!!!
Dear Chow.....give lots of extra cuddles for us to your mommy ok????
Lots of love and kisses!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Wow, A park.
How I wish i could run freely in a park too! :-)
Tell you what, my hooman tend to call me "Mr. Pluto" when they are really really angry with me (eg, broke the bowl, barking non stop.. but that's the fun, right ?)


Pipa said...

That is a beautiful place to go! :)

You are bootiful, Chow-Chow, and your Mummy looks so beautiful and sweet in her growing tummy! :)




D0gl0v3r said...

Mr. Dog! You gonna have a sister soon! ^^

Gongxi Gongxi!

Maggie and Mitch said...

Congratulations to your mommy and daddy, Chow Chow! How exciting that you're going to be a brother!
How pretty the botanical gardens are!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Honey the Great Dane said...

Ooh, Chow Chow! How exciting! I didn't realise your human is expecting a baby! We are all so happy for you and your family - congratulations!!!!! Your human looks so lovely and radiant - and you look so happy together in the Gardens.

Hee! Hee! Yes, those people might get a *little* shock if they saw me!! :-)

Honey the Great Dane

Aki and Poopie said...

oh chow chow!! that's wonderful news!! we cant wait for you to have a baby sister!! better take care of aunty ashley now, okay? you have a very important role as the first "son" you know.. :)

we missed you lots and we are so glad to see that you've been posting a lot lately!

thank you for the treats, we love it a lot!!

drooly kisses,


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