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Roadside encounters: Buddy and Peggy Sue

 

Names: Buddy Holly (named after the performer) and Peggy Sue (the fawn-colored one, named after Holly’s hit song)

Breed: Pugs

Ages: Buddy is 3; pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty Peggy Sue is 4

Encountered: At what’s billed as the largest free-standing cross in America, located near Interstate 40 in Groom, Texas.

Backstory: The two pugs, and the couple who owns them, were headed home to Hobart, Oklahoma after a Christmas visit to Arizona.

The owners of the pampered pugs planned a stop at the cross, which is 19 stories tall and, in the flatlands of the Texas panhandle, visible from 20 miles away.

They were big fans of God, Buddy Holly, pugs and, judging from their racing jackets, NASCAR.

Buddy Holly and Peggy Sue enjoyed a long potty stop on the periphery of the property, then jumped back in the car while their owners went to see the church and gift shop.

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Comments

Comment from kelly
Time January 1, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Happy New Year, John! Wasn’t the same last night without ya. Looking forward to your return. Safe travels & scratch that Ace butt for me.

Comment from MikeysMom
Time January 4, 2011 at 4:37 pm

It’s ’bout time some puggys made it on to the roadside encounters! :-)

Safe travels! Looking forward to tomorrow!

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