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TOO CUTE not to share! my friend Lindsey has reopened her Etsy store to sell the CUTEST li'l crocheted corgis!! Pems and Cardis in (almost) all the colors!
. to the info page for the annual So Cal Corgi Picnic, a potluck event that began in 1999 to bring So Cal corgifolk together and to raise funds for CorgiAid. Everybody and everydoggy are welcome to attend.
Scroll down for info for the SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 picnic!! You can email me to be put on the picnic-only mailing list. Thanks for visiting, hope to see you in the fall!
- WHO: all corgi lovers and their corgis, honorary corgis and wannabe corgis WHAT: a potluck and fundraising picnic with CorgiFolk WHEN: Sunday,September 30, 2018; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm-ish WHERE: Griffith Park, Los Angeles, across from Roosevelt Golf Course (map posted) WHY: we LOVE our corgis!!
This picnic site is rustic with lotsa trees for shade and a grassy area if you want to bring a pop-up. The parking is close and so is the restroom! . Professionally-suggested yellow jacket traps will be 'in attendance' directly above the food table!!
Please no agility equipment and no unleashed dogs 'cuz this site is on the street.
All else remains the same: potluck, donations to CorgiAid, silent auction, good friends, and CORGIS!!
. From the first So Cal picnic in 1999, ALL donations and auction proceeds have been earmarked for CorgiAid, and we thank you for your support!!. .. Donations to the silent auctions are welcome and, if you email me a picture, I will post it on the website! If you are a business donating to the silent auction, I will link to your website on this picnic site and I will display your promotional material on the Welcome table!!
ALL corgi lovers and friends, corgi wannabes and honorary corgis are invited to the So Cal Corgi Picnic, an annual event to meet and chat all things corgi.
The So Cal Corgi Picnic supports
How The Pembroke Corgi Lost His Tail
Long, long ago back in the days when the land was new and the pixies still tied knots in the sheeps tails and tangled the manes of the horses at night, the Corgi was the steed of choice for the nightly rides of the Queen of the Fairies. Both Pembrokes and Cardigans had long, flowing tails and would wag them brightly as they trotted along.
One night though, after a long day of herding, a Pembroke Corgi decided that enough was enough and that he would rather sleep than be bedecked with with flowers and carry the Queen. When she arrived, he snuggled deeper into his bedsack and refused to open his eyes.
The fairies poked him and prodded him until he heaved a great sigh and sat up.
"I don't WANT to go out tonight," he complained. "I am tired and grumpy and want to sleep. Find another steed for your evening ride."
And with that he sat down and put his ears back and, with a steely glint in his eye, refused to move.
The fairies cajoled, they pleaded, they ordered, they threatened, they bribed, they yelled, but all to no avail. The Pemmie had made up his mind and nothing was going to change it.
Finally, in anger, the Queen stomped her tiny feet and tossed her beautiful hair and shouted out a terrible curse, "I will bind your tail to the ground with my magic so that you are trapped. You will never be free until you become my slave to be ridden whenever I desire!"
Now this did not please the Corgi one bit! He swore a mighty oath to never give in to threats and began to tug and pull. But alas, his tail was stuck fast to the ground! And HE was stuck to his tail!!
He pulled and pulled and heaved and FINALLY pulled loose... But his tail was stuck fast to the ground and remained there! He had pulled his tail RIGHT OFF!!!
So, to this day, the Pembroke Corgi has no tail as a reminder of the dog who defied the Queen of the Fairies. And, like any other good Welshman, he is still proud, willful and unintimidated by threats or cursing.