Today was our last day with Andy the Armadillo. Andy came into Lenore Diane’s life by way of a white elephant exchange. Read Lenore’s post here.
Andy left Lenore in Georgia (I think) to move on to Florida to meet Katy, from there he went to Georgette in Texas and then he arrived here in New Zealand, , tired after his very long journey, .
While he has been here he has visited several places and has become a friend not only of my grandsons (oh really G did you have to tell them that?) but also my friends and all the staff at the hospice. I hope he has enjoyed himself as much as we have enjoyed having him.
Checking he is in the right place
Tomorrow we shall bid him farewell but we have many photos of him to remind us of the little chap.
Andy through the looking glass
We spent the weekend at a friend’s house and after I put on my makeup, Andy decided to see what I was looking at.
Andy considers taking a bath
We then went into the bathroom where Andy spied the bath and wondered whether it would be like swimming in the swamps. Please forgive my ignorance when I ask are swamps the armadillos usual habitat?
How much do I weigh?
Then he wandered onto the scales. He didn’t think much of my comments yesterday about weighing myself.
An armadillo must watch where he walks
In order for me to get fit for the Golden Door later this month, Lotte and I have been taking long walks, up and down hills around our neighbourhood and of course, Andy has come too.
What are we waiting for?
He quite likes being carried in my pocket but his favourite means of transport is without doubt the car.
Can you move over please to make room for me.
Lotte will probably be happy to get her seat back after he has gone but I am sure she will miss him too.
There’s room on this chair for two
We hope that Patti enjoys her time with Andy as much as we have; I have already warned her to get in a good supply of jelly beans – they seem to be his favourite food.
Wonder how a little armadillo can open that jar.
“A friend is someone who understands your past,
believes in your future and
accepts you just the way you are”
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