My 9th, no – My 6th Blogoversary is Today

Just for a moment…let’s forget about my grooming troubles and the loss of my very best Godmother in the world….let’s forget about my belly boo-boo and my snaggletooth. …let’s put aside the our differences with the mailman.

Yes, my friends and my furiends, let’s forget about everything else except today.

For today marks my 9th Blogoversary.

NO WAIT…. stop the presses. This just in: Leave it to my pal Kismet, actually, I think it must have been Angel Kyla who spotted it first…I have only been blogging for SIX YEARS. Not nine. I started in 2009 and, um, well, please feel sorry for the peep. For one thing, She can’t add, subtract, multiply or divide. Secondly, She’s had a bad week. Third, She’s looking for a new groomer for me, as you know, and that can take a lot out of a peep. Lastly, She saw “2009” and wrote “9th” Blogoversary instead of “6th”. Even though I dictated it correctly.

One more thing – and I found this little error myself – my blogoversary is TOMORROW – ’cause the WordPress folks are in AUSTRALIA and they’re a DAY AHEAD of me and they sent me a nice little note earlier. Geez. I should just go back to sleep.

So, for those of you just tuning in, pay no attention. For those of you who think I’m a liar because you read this post earlier today, well, You. Would. Be. Wrong. I’m no liar. Confused sometimes, yes; a liar, never. A Scottie never lies.

Back to today. Or tomorrow. Or whenever. Let’s celebrate anyway, shall we?

You knew me when I was a just a pup.

Baby Stuart

From this puppy:

Stuart's Quilt

To this manly man:


And all of me in between:

ready for closeup


100th post today


in the shopping cart


As Sweet William the Scot says, “Thank you for being my friends.”

I couldn’t do it without you.

About The Scottie Chronicles

Winston welcomes you to The Scottie Chronicles - a blog that began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. Stuart passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty cancer that took him far too early. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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62 Responses to My 9th, no – My 6th Blogoversary is Today

  1. Hey Stu, you’ve really stuck with it. Happy Blogiversary!! Our Mom says if you can’t find a groomer, come up on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a couple of nights and drop by Rocky Creek Farm. She’d be honored to groom you!!


    Piper, Celti, Argie and Ivy

  2. WOW!! 9 yrs blogging!!??? That is pawtastic!! Happy Happy Blogoversary!!! Mom is almost at 6 yrs with Codys’ blog and 4 yrs with mine and she is tired………wow!! You are amazing! Barks and licks and love, Dakota

  3. Donna says:

    You make me so happy with your blog. I was missing my scottie girls, Raelinn and Bonnie after they crossed the Rainbow Bridge and your blog brightened my days. Congratulations on 9 wonderful years of your blog!! Thank you for spending time keeping us all informed on your world. I love it!! and you too!!

  4. Gavin says:

    Congratulations Dear Stuart! You, your Peeps, and All of your friends in blogville have enriched Our lives! Thanks fur the pics, and news both good and bad. True friends help each other through Thick and Thin. It’s what life is all about!

  5. rjkeyedup says:

    Congratulations Stuart…. one of our favorite parts of the day is being part of your blog. What a cute little puppy you were, and such a handsome young man! We feel honored to be part of your life…
    Your NY Pals, Ozzy & Callie

  6. Lee says:

    Nine years! Of time you would make a stream upon whose bank you would sit and watch its flowing. I have loved watching you over the years Stuart. Happy Blogoversary Stuart and thanks for being my friend.
    Sweet William The Scot

  7. bentley2 says:

    Congratulations Stuart. I have only found you for about 3 years but I have enjoyed following your life. A big AARRROOOOOOOOOO to you.

  8. Kismet says:

    Your archives only go back to August 2009. That makes it six years. You mean there are three years of Stu that we missed? We have to hide it from Kyla that there were three years that she never got to see.

  9. theguster says:

    Happy Blogoversary, Stuart! We found you about 3 years ago and we thank our lucky stars that we did! You are a real treasure, and you’ve added so much fun to our day and have given us lots to think about! Silent Sunday, Where In The World and Watercolor Wednesday are such fun! Please thank the Peep, too. She’s doing a great job with The Scottie Chronicles!

    McDuff & Mom

  10. corkscot says:

    You were the first blog that we followed and we are glad that we found you. Thank you for the wonderful pictures and outstanding narrative that you’ve provided over the years. HAPPY BLOGOVERSARY.

  11. rottrover says:

    Hey Stuart – HAPPY BLOGAVERSARY!! Who’s counting the years?!? We’re happy to count you as a friend!!

    -Ruby and Otto

  12. nordhuesn says:

    We just love you, Stuart. Well said and documented. Happy blogaversary.

  13. Anonymous says:

    9…6…whatever – the point is the celebrating!! AROOO! Happy Blog-aversary, Stu! We love checking in with you!

    Edgar and his mum

  14. Whatevers….peeps always make errs, right? You should see my Ma…yikes! Anyhu, we don’t cares how longs you’ve been bloggin’, just that you are! And are our furiends, and keep us entertained with your adventures and such. and, don’t give the peep too much hassle, just gives her a margarita, and she will be alright with the worlds! BOL
    Ruby ♥

  15. 6 or 9…today or tomorrow…either way…HAPPY BLOGAVERSARY STU-AROOOOOOOO!!! We wish you many more adventures to blog about!
    Wally & Sammy

  16. Laura Marec says:

    Happy 6TH BLOGAVERSARY to you, Stu, and to your tireless PEEP! Though we only discovered you about 1 year ago, we have thoroughly enjoyed your adventures, sage advice, neighborhood patrol reports, Squirrel and Dilly observations and reviews, not to mention Ace Reporting of all the GOOD News in da World, tooths cleanings and belly boo-boos, Trifexis (UGH!) polls, and stories about your Peeps’ doings and how well dey take care of you! We have become so attached seeing you and all your friends daily on The Scottie Chronicles, that we went into withdrawals recently when you went to a Play-cay with Sniglet, and your Secretary/Peep went on Vacay too. We had to look up some of your old blogs to keep us happy ‘cuz we missed you! We’re so happy we found you! You’re one Special Scot! Thank you for all of da hard work it must be to manage your peep and put out such a splendid blog! We Love you and your blog! Thank you! Oh, yes, your pictures are just adorable! You went from a darling Scottie puppy to a very handsome adult Scottish Terrier! You are a fine Lad! We love you!
    Riley-Puppy, Tessie-Girl and our Mum

  17. vera ersilia says:

    Happy birthday lovely lovable Stuart. Great guy, great photos.

  18. Happy Blogoversary!!! I will always remember that I’ve got my first “like” from Stuart the Scottie… boy that was like christmas and we celebrated this day with bubbly water :o)

  19. gentlestitches says:

    Happy Bloggiversary and a number is just a number. XxxxxxxX

  20. rjkeyedup says:

    Stuart… don’t fret the number! we feel like we’ve know you for a long time, and when mommy checked this morning, we’ve only been blogging 3 months – but what a grand three months it has been!!! To many more laughable, lovable post.. Ozzy & Callie

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  22. Congrats Stuart and Peep! You are the standard Mama and I aspire to on my bog. You are witty, charming, funny & handsome…who could ask for more! Your biggest fan in NC, Skyler Braveheart.

  23. Ahem – excuse me. That’s 42 dog-blog-years.

  24. Happy Australian Blogoversary! 😀

  25. Abigail says:

    Oh how wonderful!!!

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