Sunday, August 17, 2008

Air Show Sunday

Just before lunch today, Mom put on my 'flames' bandanna and said lets go, we're off to the Chicago Air & Water Show. She said it was the 50th anniversary of the show, so it was supposed to be really good. Now, I don't care too much about planes, but I saw Mom slip a bully stick into her bag, so I was fine with wherever we were going and whatever we were doing. We walked up to the lakefront, so I was feeling fine after that nice long walkie! Mom found a nice shady spot where we could spread out and relax and enjoy the show. Then the waiting began. We waited nearly an hour for the first plane to come by us. While we waited we enjoyed a picnic, yeah sandwiches!
Then the planes began, there were really cool transport planes, and old time planes, then the F-22 Raptor came by. Woooh, that thing is loud, but so cool! It can just float in the air and flip around. Mom and Dad were so impressed, they had never seen anything like it.
After the raptor, the waiting game began again. Mom didn't want to leave until she saw the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, so we waited and waited. See, we did a lot of waiting cuz we were at Montrose Harbor, which is a few miles down the road from North Avenue Beach where the majority of the planes show their tricks. Only the super fast planes that need LOTS of air space come further north. We don't mind, cuz we wanted to avoid the 2 million plus people that would be closer to the beach. That's way too many people for this pooch! To keep me occupied while we waited, I GOT MY BULLY STICK! Woooh hoooh!!


So, I sat and happily munched. Then, there was a loud sound that scared me so much, that I left my bully and ran over to Mom. Mom sat there and clapped, apparently the Blue Angels had arrived, and they were LOUD! Each time they passed over, I got so scared.

I made Mom attach a video, you might not hear the sound so well, but take it from me, it was loud.

As soon as they were done, I was more then ready to leave. Mom had to pick up my bully and bring it home. I was that scared, I couldn't finish my bully! Can you believe it? I hope you all had a wonderful weekend, and didn't have to suffer through loud noises!

'Till next time,
Kirby

22 comments:

Huskee Boy said...

Hi Kirby,
Ohhhh.. I would be terrified by the noise from those planes!! I'm afraid I don't cope well with loud noises..
Hope you enjoyed your bully stick!

Mr. T-Bone Beasley said...

WOOT!

Not only do we look the same opening boxes...we also take the same bullystick chewing approach. It's always good to start off with the very back teeth! They help get it all soft and chewy. Huh? What...planes? Where?

Slurp!
Mr. T-Bone Beasley

Maggie and Mitch said...

What an awesome experience for your mom and dad to see something like this! We most probably would have been scared too! Your bully stick looks so yummy!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Noah the Airedale said...

Wow did you know Ezzy Rider & Jag's dad worked on the Raptor..it's true.
Was it very loud?

tailwags
Noah

Lenny said...

Kirby - you're a winner in the Roaching event!!! Congratulations!

Deetz said...

Woe, those are huge birds...I would have been terrified for sure...what if they would have swung down and took your bully stick or something.
Deetzy

Faya said...

I don't look at cars, bicycles, trains, motocycles...but aireplanes : I always look at them ! Always. I don't know why. Maybe it is because of the noise....
Nice bandana !
Kisses, Faya

Lacy said...

w00f's Kirby, next time git ur mama and daddy to bring ear muffs fur u...dat way u wont b skeered and it wont hurt u ears...

b safe,
~rocky~

Scottie the 'cutie' said...

Hi Kirby!

Whoa...so many planes! And flying so close by too! No wonder you got scared...I think I would be worse. I hate loud noises too!

Your bully stick looks delish,though! Hope you managed to finish it when you got home...=)

Scottie

Asta said...

Kirby
It must have been a cool show fow the hoomans, but I don't think aiw shows awe that gweat fow doggies..but the picnic and bully stick pawt sounds gweat! I'm sowwy you got scawed
smoochie kisses
ASTA

Pacco de Mongrel said...

those sound of roaring jet will freak me out too

happy said...

The sound from the planes must be frightening. But sounds like a fun outing you had there.

Cassidy said...

Big Harry would be terrified of that too. I don't really care about loud noises, but I've never heard noises as loud as planes!

Nibbles
Cassidy x

Caz and Ludo the cool dude said...

Great planes great day out but more than anything good bully stick. Who's mum goes out with out a bully stick she is such a good mum to you.
well look forward to the next outing make sure mum packs 2 buly sticks next time.

ludo the cool dude

Deetz said...

Thanks Kirby, I love you too, bunches. Willow has made fart bottles for emergencies....It is really funny.
Deetzy

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Kirby...oh man...those planes were totally loud!!!!! We woulda dropped our bully sticks too!!!

Did you see that bird on your video fly faster than the planes? That musta been some crazy robin!!!

Hope you have recovered from all of that racket!!!!!

Barkies...Lacie, Scruffy and Stan

Niamh said...

Looking at planes is fine but I am glad you did not have to fly in one. Too scary and noisy.

Congratulations on your Paw-limpic medal. Good job.

Your friend,
Niamh

Gucci said...

OH NOOOOOOOOO!!! You couldn't finish your bully??!?

Blue devils is more like it. Hrmpfh.

xxxoo.
gucci.

Bogart said...

Ok Kirby fess up... is this you?

http://www.pioneerlocal.com/
1106500,pp-COLodonovan-081408-s1.
article

(it's all one url, I wanted to make sure it fit here, just cut and paste all of the pieces together into one long address)

It made me smile :)

Love,
Bogart

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Eeeks. those plane sure make very loud noise. Your treat looks yummy

~ Girl girl

Gaia the Airedale said...

Cool photos Kirby! You look sweeeet in your flames daner! Ill bet those planes musta been super loud, I would have not liked that! But at least you had fun :)

puppy breath,
-Gaia

September said...

Thanks for writing this.


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