We endured the sights, sounds and smells of "Dog Alley" in order to find this treasure we came home with: A 10 week old Weimaraner.
My four kids (and husband) are ecstatic about this recent change of heart on my part—they are true dog lovers!
On Sunday our long time good friends Matt and Molly, along with their kids, Caleb and Kate, came from Tulsa to spend some much needed "catch-up" time with us. We ditched the kids and headed to Chili's for dinner. This is a pathetic picture our nice waiter took of us . . . unfortunately the only one.
On Labor Day we all headed out to David's parent's house on Lake Fork. This is a quick shot of all of us taking votes on the name of our new dog. Final choice: "Rain". With her beautiful grey coat and pale blue eyes, the name just kind of works. David and I figured our votes were much weightier since we ponied up the cash to buy her . . . but a few others liked her fitting name as well.
Sam and Lisa always bring great "toys" and the kids had lots of fun playing on this slip and slide. I thought I'd give out a few awards:
|Bridget: Most joy!|
|Jordan: Most cautious.|
|Kate: Most like a gymnast.|
|Matthew: Best laugh!|
|Nicholas: Most likely to dislocate a joint.|
|Jonah: Perfect form (future diver?)|
|Jonathan: Longest slide off into the rocks! (ouch!)|
|Cole: Biggest splash!|
The weekend finally came to an end and we had to say goodbye to our dear friends . . . but only after making plans to vacation together next summer in Branson—makes the goodbyes not quite so painful.
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