truly me….being me

day to day random topics. me just being me.

Doggie Adoption Event

Last Saturday I took Lulu to Lenexa, Ks for an adoption event.  It was a special one, all the dogs got to go for a swim in the pool

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The Lenexa Police Department was there as well demonstrating their canine officer.

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Finally, here are the happy hounds swimming.

adoption event 1

Battle for the water bowl

These two fight like true siblings.  God forbid they share :-)

battle water bowl 1

battle water bowl 2

Teaching Lulu to Play

James has been teaching Lulu how to play.  He dangles the rope toy in front of her until she grabs it, then it is a great game of tug of war.

Master Napper

Lucy has taken nap time to a professional level.



It has been so incredibly hot this week, the hounds come back from being outside they look like they are melting into the floor.


Shameless Beggar

I think Lulu had lots of people food in her previous life.  She is trying to tell me that she would definitely enjoy what I am having for dinner.



Our newest foster dog, Lulu, has discovered that dog toys are fun.


See Through

Snapped this picture of a dragonfly.  I think their wings being partly transparent is amazing,


Stay Safe, Play Dead

Lucy caught yet another opossum.  This one was smart(ish) and played dead.  It’s pretty convincing looking.



Sticky Feet

Cute little tree frog that decided our living room window was the perfect place to hunt for bugs.


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