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Monday, September 12, 2011

FRANZ the FRIENDLY turtle....


You will recall I told you Helen was like
"My old roomie took off and left me with only one mug. You had made it, it has a bunny on it! I need 4 more. Like, one with a frog, one with a turtle, the others with amphibian, reptile type things." and I was like
"snake and inch worm?" and here they are....

WELL, when I delivered them, I had not realized exactly WHY Helen wanted turtle etc...until I met FRANZ, Helen's awesome turtle. He was found in a dumpster last JANUARY and brought to the shelter, and when he thawed out, Helen adopted him.....Franz is the most friendly turtle, he gets all excited when people come in the door!

in other news, I told Michelle "let's go a little shorter than usual, up top" and the wife thinks I went too far, but I am like "hair is a nuisance, I don't want to think about it...."

8 comments:

Elizabeth Grimes said...

Oh, sweet turtle! Perfect mugs. Hope you like the haircut. :)

k.a. barnes said...

Hello, Helen! Franz sounds like a most awesome turtle, indeed!

Busy Bee Suz said...

I am sure Franz is thankful to have a lovely home!!!!
Short hair on guys is the best. :)

Michèle Hastings said...

turtles are cool, we had those little ones when were kids, the germy kind that they can't sell anymore.
...the great thing about hair is, if you don't like the cut it will always grow back!

George and Maureen Johnson said...

Aw the turtle is so darling, thank God someone saved his life...you are a hero Turtle Saver Gary...We love turtles,..............

Susan in the Boonies said...

How great to hear about adorable Franz!

Who knew a turtle could be outgoing?

And here I always thought a turtle had a hard time coming out of his shell....

:-D

Reverend Awesome said...

Awww Franz! He's so cute.

Cheryl said...

Franz is cute and how great is it that he was rescued and has a great home now. Did you get a lollipop after the haircut??

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