Monday, March 9, 2009

Death of the Snowman

The Snowman, 3 months, of Portland Maine, met his demise on Saturday March 7, 2009

The actual date of birth of the Snowman is unknown, but he came to live with Sophie in December 2008 after she stole him from the toy box of the dog next door. He lived an active life romping with Sophie and her other toys. He loved to be scooped up, given a good couple of shakes, dragged around the room and then getting his nose gnawed on. He suffered major complications over the weekend and we were unable to save him. Both eyes were missing, the hat was hanging by a thread and stuffing and beans were coming out of a large hole in his side. It was time to say goodbye.

The Snowman is survived by Sophie, the Meercat, the chicken (also stolen), the monkey and the old squirrel.

14 comments:

Shirley said...

I love the humor in this post. Safe trip and please share more wonderful Bali sketches with us soon....

Anita Davies said...

Awwww, may he RIP

angeltreats said...

RIP Snowman. Sophie is adorable and I love the drawings of her you've posted lately. Hope you have a lovely trip!

seesue said...

This sketchbook is going to end up being Sophie's journal. How cute.

suzanne cabrera said...

Awww, poor snowman. He's in a better place.

Sherry said...

Alas, poor snowman, she knew him well... Bon voyage Jennifer. I look forward to hearing how your trip went when you return to Bali.

A Brush with Color said...

LOL--that Sophie sounds like great entertainment. You do such a sweet job of sharing her personality with us. This is fabulous!

winna said...

I always love to see what you've done and read your words etc. Thank heavens you're out there!

Sarah Ketelaars said...

Lovely drawing and funny, sorry, i mean sad, story. Our snowman lasted a day but that's Brighton for you - we rarely get snow and it never lasts!
Great that your snowman has such a fitting memorial!

christine said...

You tell such a colorful story with your words and sweet drawings!

Bon Voyage!

Lisa said...

Jennifer, I just wanted to say thank you! I'm just dusting off my paints and brushes and poetry journal, and you SOOOO inspire me.

Sheila said...

Loved your Sushi rendition for DSFDF Jennifer! I also love all your wonderful whimsical work.

vickylw said...

My condolences to Sophie and gang . . . (you are so clever -- thanks for the giggle!)

Margaret Ann said...

Clever! :)