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Sunday, May 25, 2008

Repeat: Timing Belt or Siberian Husky? (Redux)

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This entry is a repeat of one that I posted a year ago and a year before that.

On Sunday of Memorial Day weekend in 1999, my Human was driving her car around noon and the timing belt broke.


On Saturday of Memorial Day weekend in 2000, my Human decided that Lex needed a friend. She went to the local animal shelter. She originally thought that she wanted to get a female, but none of them appealed to her. She then saw a dog labeled "Cochise." She liked him a lot, so she adopted him. Cochise became Misha Meep. (Below is Meepie's first photo after he came home.)

One year later on Memorial Day weekend 2001, my Human went to the local Farmer's Market and the animal shelter had an information booth. The woman who had handled Meep's adoption was working. My Human thanked her for helping out with Meepie. The woman said that the shelter had a red husky that they were calling Blaze. My Human decided to go over to "look" at the husky and to get information to help find him a home. She visited several times. No one was adopting Blaze, so my Human decided that if he was still there on Wednesday, she would adopt him. He was still there, so on Friday Fargo North Dogkota became a member of the family. (Below is the first photo of Fargo.)


My Human did not get a new Husky during Memorial Day weekend 2002. But that Sunday afternoon around noon her timing belt broke. This was especially stupid because her car had a rebuilt engine put in on the previous Thursday, but the mechanics put the used timing belt on her engine.


Since then my Human has not had to replace any timing belts and she has not added any Huskies during Memorial Day weekend. Now she tries not to drive anywhere at noon on the Sunday before Memorial Day.

Misha MeepFargo North Dogkota

6 comments:

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Ah yes: Timing Belt! My mom had an Alfa Milano in a beeWOOtiful blue go - also took out her water pump AND did some head damage! Ironikhally, she was right akhross the street from an Alfa dealer when it happened!

It was WAY before MY entry into her life BUT goosepoop happens!

Khongrats on the good things that happened THIS weekend!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

The Daily Echo said...

Ahhh...but the weekend isn't over yet! We hope your timing belt doesn't break but you never know who could wander into your yard - and your heart.
ECHO

The Army of Four said...

Hee hee hee! What Echo said! :)
Love,
Amber

Holly said...

That is such a wonderful story! I think the "timing" belt was just a sign that the time was right for a new baby for you! They are both extremely lucky to have such a great home!

Kapp pack said...

Happy Anniversary! Adding huskies is much better than fixing a timing belt!

Woo woo, Kelsey Ann

Bama said...

Happy Happy Meep & Fargoversaries!
Is it a husky people thing? Check our blog tomorrow for a couple more versaries!
Bama & the RHP