New Year’s Eve Resolution

The beautiful sunset on the beach last night seemed to be a perfect picture for the sunset on 2010.

As always, at the dawn of the new year, humans tend to make resolutions for what will make them a better person.  Within our Herd, there is the perfect symbol for the resolution that our hu-dad embraces.

Be true to yourself and don't worry about what others think.

Have a Happy and Safe New Year’s!  May 2011 bring you good fortune, great health, and much happiness!


  1. Elmo & Mouse on January 3, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    Rusty the Rooster, awesome picture!

  2. Kari on January 2, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    We love your resolution Rooster 🙂


  3. Jen on January 1, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    Great words, great family. Happy New Years to you and yours!

    A lurker owned by a Sibe in FL.

  4. Huffle Mawson on December 31, 2010 at 9:01 pm

    We could all learn a lesson or two from Rusty. Happy new year, Herd (and hu-dad)!

  5. HoundDogmom (Sherri) on December 31, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    Priceless…..Happy New Year!

  6. Homer on December 31, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    That photo of Rusty behind the hu-dad’s legs is too cute!

    Happy New Year!


  7. Sagira on December 31, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    Wishing you a wonderful 2011 as well. 🙂

  8. Stella on December 31, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    I am joining the rest of my family, Mom, and Zkhat in putting forth our energies into the Rusty Resolution.

    Seems like the perfect thing to me, too.

    Happy, Healthy New Year to you guys and the Annex as well!

    Stella, Jo, Zkhat

  9. The Army of Four on December 31, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    Oh, I love that “be true to yourself” part! Happy New Years, you guys!
    Play bows,

  10. gus, louie and callie on December 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    Dad’s are so smart… What a beautiful picture to remember 2010 by…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  11. Ruth on December 31, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    Happy New Year to you too!

  12. Khyra on December 31, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    Mom and I so try – we SOOOOOO try!

    Happy New Years To All of The Herd!

    Khyra and Khompany

  13. Shawnee the Shepherd on December 31, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    Werds to live by! May you has the happiest Noo Year and lots and lots of snow when you get home.

  14. jack & moo on December 31, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    “Be true to yourself and don’t worry about what others think.”
    Excellent advise! The wisdom of the Herd….

    Happy New Year’s, puparoonies!

    jack & moo

  15. Kristine on December 31, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Better advice has never been given. Once again, the dogs have it! Canine wisdom is the best kind.

    I hope you have a very happy New Year!

  16. The OP Pack on December 31, 2010 at 2:05 pm

    Somehow we are not surprised that Rusty has a great lesson to share with us – a tough one for the humans to accomplish.

    Happy New Year.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and the Momster

  17. Lisa alias Sitka's Mom on December 31, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    3 simple words, relating to Rusty & life in general, that sum it all up “That’s just awesome!”.
    Happy New Year to the Herd & I can’t wait to see what excitement 2011 brings to the blog!
    Have a safe evening!
    Husky hugs from Sitka & his mom

  18. rottrover on December 31, 2010 at 12:05 pm

    Excellent advice, Rusty! Happy New Year, Herd and Hu’s!

    -Gizmo, Bart and Ruby

  19. Houndstooth on December 31, 2010 at 10:46 am

    An excellent bit of advice and something we should all strive towards! I never get tired of seeing Rusty pull that move! It looks just as good in the sand as it does in the snow.

    May 2011 smile upon you as well!

  20. Pip Avery on December 31, 2010 at 10:29 am

    Great words to live by! Happy New Year!

    Your pal, Pip

  21. Mimi & CC Cabana on December 31, 2010 at 9:56 am

    I love those words of wisdom. So simple, yet sometimes so hard to do!

  22. Fiona on December 31, 2010 at 9:42 am

    Happy New Year to you – and may you find lots of snow when you get home (but not so much that your Dad has to clear the driveway before you can get in the house! :-))

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  23. KB on December 31, 2010 at 9:37 am

    A perfect resolution and the ideal photo! Rusty – an example to us all!

    Happy New Year.

  24. Stumpy and cyndi on December 31, 2010 at 9:30 am

    Ha! I thought Rusty was pushing you into 2011!

    Wishing you and yours all the best in 2011!

  25. achieve1dream on December 31, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Happy New Year!!

  26. norwood on December 31, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Hee hee I love your resolution! My momma says I live by one ( never mind she got it off a beer coaster) If you’re walking on thin ice, you might as well dance! Wahoo
    Happy Noryear!


  27. MAXMOM on December 31, 2010 at 8:20 am

    The wisdom of the ages always prevails.
    Wishing you all a fantastic New Year. Thank you for your friendship.
    Sending lotsaluv

  28. Ricky on December 31, 2010 at 7:56 am

    Excellent resolution! Happy New Year to you all!!

  29. HUSKYS RULE on December 31, 2010 at 7:01 am

    Happy 2011 to The Herd & Herd Annex!! The beach won’t be the same without ya but have a safe trip back home! Rusty that is excellent advice!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  30. Khumbu on December 31, 2010 at 6:17 am

    Woooo we would like to wish the herd and their hu’parents and annex a happy healthy fun 2011.


  31. priscilla on December 31, 2010 at 4:40 am

    Have a fantastic year 2011 ahead!!!

  32. Kess & Her Mama on December 31, 2010 at 4:08 am

    Happy 2011! Can’t think of a better resolution!

  33. Terri Jacobson on December 31, 2010 at 2:04 am

    Happy New Year to you as well.

    Wishing you a safe journey home.

  34. 24 Paws of Love on December 31, 2010 at 2:03 am

    very well put by the Rooster!! Being yourself is the only way to be!!

  35. tula on December 31, 2010 at 1:41 am

    who knew Rusty would be the inspiration fur your new year’s resolution! he’s sumthang else!!

    & yet it’s barks to live by!

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