I recently wrote about my BFF's commitment to her community when she hosted over 400 people at her son's Bris last year. She recently called me and told me a story which her husband then detailed in the email below. She called me, not upset, but laughing. I, once again, wish I could be more like her and be able to laugh so easily at the inconveniences of our daily life.
So, with permission from her and her husband, they have allowed me to reprint this. Enjoy!
I’m helping my daughter, raise funds for her Talmud Torah grade 6 Shabbaton (Weekend trip) to their sister school.
I’m selling World’s Finest milk chocolate covered almonds for $3/box - hmmm, yummy! On Sunday our twelve and half year chocolate lab, Buckley, decided to help out by retrieving a large cardboard box containing fourteen individual packages of the tasty chocolate covered almonds. He polished off all of the almonds and about half the packages. See attached photo. He spent most of Sunday night in his run with an upset tummy, as you can imagine. Yesterday when I got home from work he was quite agitated, shaking and dry heaving, so I took him to the emergency Vet last night. The long story short, is that old Buck with his iron guts is just fine. We had a good laugh at his expense last night and the attached Vet report is quite funny.
After $42 for the chocolates and $214 (could have been so much worse) adventure to the Vet Buck is back lounging about his still pretty messy run...
Just in case you were wondering what the nutritional value of 14 boxes of chocolate covered almonds is, here are the stats:- 1.26 Kilograms of chocolate almonds
- 7,700 calories
- 490 grams of fat
- 140 grams of protein
But only 175 milligrams of cholesterol
If you also want to help out and purchase some almonds, please come see me.