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ABC Award!!!!

So my friend over at Beautiful Photographs nominated me for this award.  In return I have to prove that I know the alphabet by thinking of a word for each letter.

I haven’t been real good about replying to awards.  Don’t get me wrong- it’s not that I’m not grateful.  It’s just that I don’t want to impress you with my awards.  I want to impress you with my words and pictures.  But a friend showed me I could look at this differently- as a chance to introduce you to some friends whose blogs I follow.

So I thought I’d respond by tying my words to songs!

A- Albatross (Fleetwood Mac)

B- Bodhisattva (Steely Dan)

C- Candy (Nat King Cole)

D- Dogs (Pink Floyd)

E- Elenore (The Turtles)

F- Fire (Jimi Hendrix)

G- Gypsy (Fleetwood Mac)

H- Help! (The Beatles)

I- Intuition (Jewel)

J- Jet (Paul McCartney and Wings)

K- Kite (U2)

L- Layla (Derek and the Dominoes)

M- Money (Pink Floyd)

N- Neon (John Mayer)

O- Odorono (The Who)

P- Porcelain (Moby)

Q- Question (The Moody Blues)

R- Ramrod (Bruce Springsteen)

S- Sailing (Christopher Cross)

T- Time (The Alan Parsons Project)

U- Under Pressure (Queen with David Bowie)

V- Vaseline (Stone Temple Pilots)

W- War (Edwin Starr)

X- Xanadu (Rush)

Y- Yummy Yummy Yummy (Ohio Express)

Z- Zebulon (Rufus Wainwright)

Now, here’s a few blogs to check out:

Chancy the Gardener

Ten Lives and Second Chances

Cats and Company

Milo and Alfie

Collies of the Meadow

Basset Momma

There!  Top THAT!!!!

About Rumpy Drummond

I am a malamute that was rescued by Jen. I live with June Buggie the cat. I blog about animal welfare and responsible care of companion animals at rumpydog.com. You can follow me on Twitter - @RumpyDog. And don't forget to LIKE my Facebook page! Thanks!

Discussion

98 thoughts on “ABC Award!!!!

  1. There are a couple of great tunes in there Rumpy!

    Posted by bumpyroadtobubba | February 3, 2012, 1:21 AM
  2. I only heard a few songs … you made a labor of love.
    I think you have talent :-)
    very good!

    Posted by semprevento | February 3, 2012, 2:01 AM
  3. Very impressive Rumpy you have an amazing vocabulary. Zust to let you know I love your blogs for the pictures and stories (adventures)
    Lexie & Mica. :-)

    Posted by tylersat99 | February 3, 2012, 2:10 AM
  4. Wow! Amazing Rumpy! It must have been hard to come up with the titles of the songs in turn of alphabet. I know you like to sing them that is very cute of you. :)
    Congratulations on ABC award!!! :)

    Posted by eripanwkevin | February 3, 2012, 3:08 AM
  5. What a great post Rumpy!!
    Congrats on the award and on this incredible trip, this is a great selection :)

    Posted by Bluejellybeans | February 3, 2012, 3:22 AM
  6. OH! Dog congratulations!! Me thinks we must be of a similar age ..human years not dog years ..or maybe this is your humans age (the one who helps you with your blog) I recognize so many of those songs!! I love your blog and you are the most handsome Dog !!( clever too) xx

    Posted by willowdot21 | February 3, 2012, 3:23 AM
  7. Awwww lovely Rumpy!!

    Me and Charlie are so glad we recognise most of the songs and artists too! Yay!! And thanks for linking them too so we could listen to them!! Wonderful!

    What a fun award! Congratulations! And yay for nominating our silly blog!

    Take care
    x

    Posted by Old Kitty | February 3, 2012, 3:57 AM
  8. Hellooooooooooo! H…. where was ‘Hound Dog’?????? Or was that just too obvious?

    Posted by Flo | February 3, 2012, 4:37 AM
  9. and nothing from Cats???? Rumpy!!! Well done though :)

    Posted by CATachresis | February 3, 2012, 4:41 AM
  10. WOW! You really did a great song post dear Jenny, and dear Rumpy! Most of them are my favurite… but but but John Mayer, is the greatest one for me, especially with the song, Gravity! I am listening now… :)

    Congratulations dear Rumpy and dear Jenny! You are both a great team and you deserve this award. Thank you and also Thank you for introducing new bloggers to us. Kisses for my little friends, dogs and cats!
    Blessing and Happiness, with my love, nia

    Posted by niasunset | February 3, 2012, 4:59 AM
  11. Congrats Rumpy! I love how u did with title of songs!

    Posted by maggie68d | February 3, 2012, 5:09 AM
  12. Nice job, Rumpy and congratulations! Not too many dogs can do what you did; you should be very proud!

    Posted by Pibble | February 3, 2012, 5:10 AM
  13. Congratulations on the ABC Award and what a PAWSOME way to do it – with song titles! Rumpy you’re one clever guy……!

    Pam (and Sammy)

    Posted by onespoiledcat | February 3, 2012, 5:32 AM
  14. CONGRATULATIONS!

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

    Posted by fgassette | February 3, 2012, 5:41 AM
  15. Wow! Gud job, RD! Congrats on teh ABC Award!

    Posted by Mr. BobButtons Michael | February 3, 2012, 6:10 AM
  16. Big woof. Nice job. (Rumpy, do you dance or sing along to these songs?)

    Posted by philosophermouseofthehedge | February 3, 2012, 8:14 AM
  17. Holy Gwalk A Moley Rumpy… THIS is astounding.

    Posted by Frankie Furter and Ernie | February 3, 2012, 8:26 AM
  18. What eclectic musical tastes for a doggie. I’m definitely becoming culturally enlightened by hanging out with you, Rumpy.

    Posted by Loup A. Graham | February 3, 2012, 8:34 AM
  19. You are realy clever mate xxx <3 <3

    Posted by Mia and Amber | February 3, 2012, 8:35 AM
  20. Concatulations on your award, like how you handled the response, very clever!

    We follow all but one of the blogs that you mentioned (I think)

    Have a good one!

    Posted by CarenOsrinGittleman (@CatChatCaren) | February 3, 2012, 9:21 AM
  21. Wow that’s a lots of songs Rumpy, concats on your awards. You iz a rilly smart doggy *purrr*

    Posted by Pandafur | February 3, 2012, 9:33 AM
  22. Now that is impressive Rumpy! I know most of those songs and artists too! Thanks for the mention and the trip down memory lane!

    Posted by Bassetmomma | February 3, 2012, 9:56 AM
  23. Very clever! Love the idea of using tunes and there are some good songs there! Congrats on the award!

    Posted by FiveSibesMom | February 3, 2012, 10:09 AM
  24. Congrats! You deserved it!
    Have a nice day,
    xandi

    Posted by xandimusic | February 3, 2012, 10:57 AM
  25. Congrats, Rumpy!! Awards just mean you are loved! They can be a lot of work to accept but we do it to pass them on too so others can check out cool blogs!
    Love,
    Payton

    Posted by Payton | February 3, 2012, 11:05 AM
  26. Great job, Rumpy and very clever! But what I like best is the photo of you at the end of the post; it definitely speaks your ending comment, “There! Top THAT!!!!” ;-)
    Congrats on your award!

    Posted by Lindy MacDuff | February 3, 2012, 11:08 AM
  27. Someone likes to Rock n Roll!!! Congrats on your award!

    Posted by Ellen | February 3, 2012, 12:16 PM
  28. Congratulations on your award Rumpy – but I’m far more impressed that you were able to find a song for every letter of the alphabet. That takes determination, but I know you have lots of that.

    Posted by Bongo | February 3, 2012, 12:39 PM
  29. Congratulations on your peer recognition! I can’t believe all the work you did to look up links for every letter this way. That’s so awesome! I the love generic Soda bottle in Intuition. :)

    Posted by Anne Schilde | February 3, 2012, 12:40 PM
  30. Congratulations for your award Rumpy ! Well done with the song titles too. But I agree with Lindy, the best part is your picture at the end ♥

    Posted by Chabichou Malabar du Roupillon | February 3, 2012, 12:52 PM
  31. Rumpy, you be DEE MAN! You rock, fella! I can see someone (we won’t say who) giving their age away just a tad with all of this Queen and The Who and Fleetwood Mac and Pink Floyd in the alphabet soup! Love it, just love it!

    Posted by granbee | February 3, 2012, 1:33 PM
  32. Love it! (Except maybe for your ‘W’ choice–I mean, Good God, what is it good for?)

    Posted by Smaktakula | February 3, 2012, 1:47 PM
  33. Just wanted to stop by and say, I love your animal photos and the love and care you seem to have for them. Funny stuff too, keep up the good work!

    Posted by Corin Reyburn | February 3, 2012, 2:00 PM
  34. Congrats on the award!

    Posted by Gracie Lu Shih Tzu | February 3, 2012, 3:10 PM
  35. Derek and The Dominoes, saweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Go Rumpy Go!

    Posted by adoptedmom | February 3, 2012, 3:12 PM
  36. Congrats on another award Rumpy. I’ll look forward to checking out those blogs you’ve recommended.

    Posted by hotlyspiced | February 3, 2012, 4:02 PM
  37. Congrats and Thanks for sharing! You are looking like one dapper dawg in your pic – haannnddsssooommmee – you cannot touch this:) Have an Awesome Weekend!!!

    Posted by cravesadventure | February 3, 2012, 4:19 PM
  38. Nice to meetcha and congratulations on your award. I know Milo and Alfie!!!

    Posted by Daisy the Curly Cat | February 3, 2012, 4:56 PM
  39. Wow! you did fantastic thinking of song titles for every letter of the alphabet. Congratulations on the award. Thank for sharing with us…we don’t know if we can think of enough words to do this or not. We are far, far behind with posts on awards but we will get caught up one day and we will do our best to try to get those words. Hugs and nose kisses

    Posted by Chancy, Mumsy and Crew | February 3, 2012, 5:11 PM
  40. You look pretty proud of yourself, Rumpy. And you should be. Congratulations on the award and knowing songs for all the letters.

    Posted by Patricia | February 3, 2012, 8:39 PM
  41. Your list was great!

    I am three awards behind (hangs head).

    Posted by 2browndawgs | February 3, 2012, 9:04 PM
  42. Congratulations on another award, Rumpy!! Woo woo woo!! You were very smart to know all those songs! Although you do seem to sing on Twitter–or Jen? Or both?! xx Berner Girls

    Posted by Moxie Dogs | February 3, 2012, 10:17 PM
  43. Wow, to find all the songs and then put it all here? Dude, you are one awesome, talented blogger! :) Congratulations and really, you should ask someone for a raise (in doggie treats) cuz you deserve it!!

    Posted by Sunshine | February 4, 2012, 1:16 AM
  44. Congratulations!!!!! Great list of tunes!! :)

    Posted by colliesofthemeadow | February 4, 2012, 8:08 AM
  45. Congrats! Well done!

    Posted by The Hook | February 4, 2012, 8:32 AM
  46. Congratulations xxx

    Posted by Sue Dreamwalker | February 4, 2012, 11:30 AM
  47. Concatulations and what a great way to do it! Mommy likes ALL those songs. She is going to play all of them me thinks!
    Kisses
    Nellie

    Posted by catfromhell | February 4, 2012, 2:13 PM
  48. Many Congratulations! Also, thank you for stopping by my blog. Much appreciated.
    ~jeannie

    Posted by 1smiles | February 4, 2012, 6:01 PM
  49. Congratulations on your award. I love how you used the alphabets with the names. ;-)

    Posted by eof737 | February 5, 2012, 4:37 AM
  50. Yayy Congrats on your award!! :D

    Posted by jlee5879 | February 5, 2012, 10:11 AM
  51. Congratulations on the award Rumpy and for your creative response!

    Posted by Bassas Blog | February 6, 2012, 5:47 AM
  52. Rumpy!! We’re very impressed. You’re the most musical dog we’ve ever known! Of course, we already knew that from all your singing Tweets!

    Posted by Annabelle Essert (@RainbowCatsx8) | February 14, 2012, 12:16 PM
  53. Very different! Very Cool! :)

    Posted by Linda Vernon | March 1, 2012, 9:40 PM
  54. Congratulations on your ABC Award!
    As the originator of this award you may be interested to know that I have now set up a Facebook group for all bloggers who have been given the ABC Award – a place for you to meet new bloggers, and share and support each other. You can join the group here:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/ABCaward/?bookmark_t=group

    Please also let any other bloggers, that you know have been given the award, know about this group too – then we can all ‘spread the word’
    I have also set up a Facebook page – the ABC Award – where you can now add links to all of your blog posts and writing – share your work with a new audience, gain new readers, and find out what other ABC Award bloggers are writing about.
    You can find the page here:

    https://www.facebook.com/ABCaward?bookmark_t=page

    Just ‘like’ the page and get started – and do let all your blog readers know about this page – I believe that all of our blogs can only be improved by letting our readers know about other blogs – that way you will also have new readers discover you too!
    Happy blogging – and congratulations again on the ABC Award – you’re awesome!

    Posted by ferragudofan | April 19, 2012, 10:51 AM

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Rumpy Dog

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Hi! My name is Rumpy, and I am an Alaskan Malamute. I used to live in Middle Tennessee, but now my family and I reside in southeast Alabama. I have this cool blog that I started in 2011. Here at rumpydog.com we talk about all things animal, with a focus on animal welfare and responsible animal companion guardianship. But we also like to throw in a heaping helping of cute! cute! cute! I mean, how could you look at me and not melt, right?

My story? Well, I was found on the side of a busy street. Jenny thought she would help me find my home, but nobody claimed me. So now I live with her. She's a pretty good ole' gal, but she is mighty stingy with the dog cookies. *sigh*

There are also some cats- they each have their own story. June Buggie is their chief spokesperson. He is 16 years old, crotchety, and not afraid to say what's on his mind.

All writings and photos are the copyright property of Jenny Threet (unless the writer is a guest blogger, in which case it is the property of that guest blogger) and may not be used without permission.

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