Saturday, February 13, 2010

Next stop of Max's World Love Tour - Hilton Head, SC!

Hooray!!! I'm the next stop on Max's World Love Tour - he's like Santa Claus! Circumnavigating the globe in a single day, but instead of bringing presents, he's bringing loads of love with him!

I knew we'd only have a little time to play here on Hilton Head Island, SC before he'd have to head off to his next destination, so we quickly grabbed our favorite toys — his frisbee from Irish Guide Dogs that NSLM and Clive sent him and for me, my rubber tennis ball, natch! I must say, we two could be the poster boys for the game of FETCH!

Then we went for a bike tour of the Island, stopping to say hello to my pal Harley the Clydesdale! Sorry Max that I don't have a bicycle built for two and you had to do most of the work!

We ended the day down at Harbour Town, watching the sunset over the Calibogue Sound and Daufuskie Island. I pointed out the famous Harbour Town lighthouse — Mom remembers when it was built when she was just a kid. If there are any golfers out there, the Heritage Golf Tournament, the week after the Masters, is played down here and they show the lighthouse alot!

We were hot and hungry after our long bike ride, so we indulged in some delicious ice cream.

Max needed to get going on his way, so we made just a quick stop by our apartment in New York City to say hello and "Happy Almost Birthday" to Mica. He suggested we take a catnap before Max headed over to see Asta, just a few blocks away.

Max, it was such an honor to be able to share some of my favorite places, toys and foods with you. I'll never forget your World Tour and look forward to seeing you again in South Africa.

Safe travels, Maxdog!!! We love you a whole lot!!!!


Golden Samantha said...

Hi Petey! What a great tour guide YOU are! Love seeing the sights and Max enjoying the playtime with you!
Big Hugs xo

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...

How well pawed!

Like Sandy Paws but bringing us LOVE!

PeeEssWoo: Happy Valentine's Day to ALL of WOO!

TwoSpecialWires said...

Petey, you were able to show Max so much and to share so many special times with him! We KNOW he must've loved his romps on the beach. Best of all, we are sooooo glad he got to stop by and check on Mica with you. That rest on the couch was just what he need to prepare for the next leg of his trip, and we're sure that Mica was happy to see the two of you! This has been a wonderful World Trip!

Love ya and just a wee bit jealous of those romps on the beach (and that ice cream!)
Jake and Fergi xxoo

Sierra Rose said...

Oh what a fun time you had with Max, and ice cream too!! Beautiful beach walkie, and view!
Happy Valentine's Day Petey!!

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose

Tama-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock, Violette, Ollie, Hotesse & Heloise said...

Brilliant! The ice cream shot is our absolute favourite!

Thank you so much, Jane, for being the soul of this wonderful adventure, plus offering so much technical help!

Happy Valentine's Day, Petey, Mica and Jane,
Tommy, Tama-Chan and the TTs, Sei-Chn, Yuu-Chan and #1

Paco,Milo, Maya and mommy Simona said...

You and MAx look sooooooooo happy together!!!!
And you had a delicious ice cream too????
You're a special tour guide too dear Petey!!!
Thanks for taking us along with you and MAX!!!!!
Sure that will be a wonderful day for MAX!!!!

HAppy happy Valentine's day to you and your family!!!!

Noah the Airedale said...

Great tour Petey. You showed Max some awesome sites. Bet he enjoyed the ice-cream.

Noah x

Martha said...

Hi Petey
What a very special day you had with Max.
We loved seeing the two of you on the bike and eating the ice cream!
Not to mention running on the beach.
We just know Max will have had a great time.
Martha & Bailey xxxx
ps thank you also for your kind concern for your dear Aunt Bailey.
You know how full of confidence she is and we are quite taken aback by the effect this nasty incident has had on her.

Molly the Airedale said...

We bet Max was happy to pedal you around in your basket, Petey!
He had ice cream at our house too and gelato in NY with Asta! He won't go hungry - that's for sure!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Clive said...


We LOVED Max's trip to Hilton Head.

The NSLM got very excited seeing both you Petey and Max on the beach and that Max had his frisbee with him! Thank you so much!

We loved the ice-cream photo too and we've emailed the 'golfer' in Spain to make sure he reads your blog this morning!!

Thank you Jane for this great idea for Max on Valentine's Day and for all the work you put into it!

Wishing you, Petey and Mica a very happy Valentine's Day!

lots of love
Clive and the NSLM

Maxmom said...

My dearest friends! YOU are the SOUL of this INCREDIBLE EFFORT!?!
...after 16 stops I am finally with you!
When Mom logged on this morning she was TOTALLY GOBSMACKED!!!..she hasn't stopped grinning, smiling, laughing, blurry eyed with tears and overwhelmed by this incredible feat! What an amazing demonstration of global love...

I LOVED romping on the beach with you, Petey! That icecream was delightful - in the sunset and ambience of all this...beautiful picture!

I don't know how to give you enough THANKS for the joy you have brought into my household today! Thank you!

May this also be as special a VALENTINES DAY for you as it is for all of us here.
With lots and lots of love and licks,

Angus said...

Thanks for the marvellous photo of Max you made for us .

Gus said... are a great tour guide! Have a wonderful Valentines with your Mom.

Gussie n teka

Agatha and Archie said...

OK either we are wicked behind or you are fast and furiously writing.,WE HAD 11 POSTS TO READ..Now we are too exhausted to even comment on anything...Your life style wears us out..Love A+A

McGillicutty said...

Hey Petey! You had ice cream with Max? Wow, looks like you guys had a great time.
Max is one incredible dude, huh?

Ina in Alaska said...

We are loving Max' world tour! (and we hope to host Max soon!) xoxo

Ms. ~K said...

Great post and looks like you and Max had a wonderful time...Love the bike photo!
Your photos made our mom homesick for Savannah!
Max will be a tired pup after his love tour!

Piappies World said...

Hi Petey.

What an amazing Max Tour Stories. We enjoyed spending hearts day with Max and all of Max Tour Stories posts. The photos you made are all so fun!

Happy Hearts Day!

-Fudgie, Princess & the Piappies

Hamish Westie said...

HI Petey
Well that was pretty smart of you to get Max to do the pedalling I must say. I guess that's the advantage of living with a Photoshop genius!
Cheers, H.
PS Tell you Mom, big big thanks for the photos of Max and me!

Unknown said...

What an upbeat and perfect in my opinion post. I had to go all fancy and take him to GR (ooopa, Mom). I'll stop by later to become familiar with your blog. I have lots of Max stuff to take care of.

Duffy said...

What fun! Max looked like he was enjoying the romp on the beach -- not to mention the ice cream.

Life With Dogs said...

Max is piling up some frequent flyer miles today! :)

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

What a lovely visit Max had with you, Petey. We loved seeing him balancing on your bicycle. And that ice cream - how he must have loved that - so refreshing. Thanks for letting us share in your visit with Max.

Happy Valentine's Day.

Woos, Phantom and Thunder

Eric said...

Great idea Petey. I'm sure he had the most perfect day. Hope yours was too. That Max certainly has been living up to his name today.

Wiry love Eric xx

Lorenza said...

I am sure Max loved to be there with you!
Happy Valentine's Day!
Kisses and hugs

KB said...

I absolutely, paws down, love that photo of Max on the bike with Petey in the basket the most. Wow!

Asta said...


What a gwand day you had wif Max..i know he must have loved wunning on that beach and playing fetch wif you. I had no idea he was such a good bycycleist that looked like a fun wide. I wemembew that hawbow and ice cweam and if memowy sewves me, it was quite wondewful..Max must have loved it.
His cat nap wif Mica must have been vewy wefweshing because he was full of enewgy when he got to my house.
This touw was the best!!!
Smoochie kisses

the magic sleigh said...

Wooos Petey! What a grand time Max Dog must of had at your beach! And Ice cream! Wooos, and Yum!
We are blessed to be among this fellowship of amazing bloggers!

-Kira The BeaWootiful

houndstooth said...

I am most envious of your lovely beach and weather! I should have shared our bicycle with Max, but maybe he wouldn't have liked pedaling around on a pink bike! The ice cream is making me hungry. I think I need to go find a snack!


Deborah said...

Hi Petey, That sure was a nice trip to you home! Max must have had a blast!!
Have a great day!!!

Kasha The Dainty Great Dane said...

Hi Petey,

I know I only just met you recently but you crack me the photos of you and Maxdog on the bike and having an ice cream break!

AARF Kasha the Dainty Great Dane

doyle and mollie said...

oh max looks like he had a fine time with you, we hope he had fun with us in NZ too

ocmist said...

How wonderful that you got to spend such wonderful quality time with our dear friend, Max! You did a great job of showing him around and sharing the LOVE! You are definitely a great friend to have! The Corgi Country Crew

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