Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Abby Lab's Letter to Santa

Abby Lab here. A Christmas List was always a tradition in my Mom's household growing up.  She did not get everything on it and never expected to, perhaps just one or two things on there.  But it gave "Santa" an idea of what she and her big brother wanted.  Sometimes "Santa" branched out. There was one Christmas where their entire Socking was full of bubble gum. Mrs. Claus seriously learned to regret that one.

And then there were the Whamo Air Blasters for all (which were almost as much as fun as when Mom and her brother swapped out the "dual heat controls" on their Mom and Dad's electric blanket.) But for those of you, not used to the tradition, it can continue on in your own home.

So, on that note, I've created a template for a Santa Letter.

Mom helped generate the letter on her compute-inator so I can fill in the blanks and send it to you.

Dear Santa:

I've been very _______ this year, despite the mishap involving bacon, _______  and that ____ that resulted in an emergency trip to the ______.  As for that __________ incident at the ___ party last year with Mom , I can explain (Mom had drank_____ and I was ______).

Mom and I have prepared______ and a bottle of _______ as a snack for your arrival and have ensured my Christmas Stocking is free of pet hair, lint, and shards of candy cane which can be mistaken for razor wire. So I hope you will remember me when you are in your workshop ramping up the North Pole Elfinator™ Fur Grooming device which I really need, and some treats.

It's not that Barkley, who was the previous dog here, didn't appreciate the Marie Antoinette Action Figure with eject-able head or the Attack Spider Pecker, both of which apparently can actually be found on Amazon, but I was hoping for something along the lines of __________ and _________ this year.

I promised Mom I won't ______ your sled this year like Barkley did, and she'll move the skeet shoot to earlier in the evening.

Thank you for visiting. Please be aware that there will be a prominent Nativity Scene to navigate around, as, no offense, it's not all about you.

Abby Lab


  1. Hari OM
    Pawfect, Abby - now all you gotta do is think about what you want, what you really, really, want... hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  2. Letters to Santa have that unique ability to see life through someone else's eyes and leave a smile in your heart.

  3. Choppy could use a letter for Santa - though perhaps she should beg forgiveness rather than even attempt to persuade Santa she belongs on the Nice List.

  4. Dear Abby, we know that you are a very wise dog and will put all the right answers and requests in those blanks. Let's just hope you don't get a stocking full of bubble gum:)

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  5. We're sure we could fill in all those blanks easily.

  6. What a great letter Abby. Now you can reuse it every year!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  7. Such a pawfect letter Abby...we are sure only good things will be going in the blanks!
    Jakey, Arty & Rosy

  8. Oh, I likes this! You are BRILLIANT! Nows, I might copy this and gives it to Santa Paws myself, cause there may have been one or 87 instances this year where I MIGHT have gotten into somethings...
    Ruby ♥

  9. your letter is pawsome... I think I will write one too.... and I will sent the tp-roll with my wishes ;O)))

  10. Oh Abby I agree with Ruby...I might need to copy this letter...with your purrmission of course. I've been purrty good except for a few nights of not taking my pills
    properly. MOLMOL. Mom had a death grip on my jaws.. it was hard to swallow and I really wanted to bite her
    Hugs madi your bfff

  11. That's a perfect letter for Santa.
    Hope it works for you.
    Nothing is going to help me, I am still on the no no naughty list.

  12. Just the emergency trip to the vet should help you score big. Good positioning, Abby.


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