Sunday, July 4, 2010

4th of July equals a new hamster!!

Every 4th of July brings back memories from when I was a little girl.  Since my birthday is January 4th, which is really a rotten time to have a birthday, I used to always make a big deal about the 4th of July being my half birthday.  Somehow I managed on many 4th of July's to con my dad into a trip to the pet store for another hamster.  For some reason he indulged me, against my mother's wishes.  We would drive off and I remember the excitement.  Looking back I know where my love for animals came from...I truly believe that he enjoyed those little  hamsters almost as much as I did!  If he were still here today I would load him up in the car we'd set off with my kids to get a hamster!

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