Friday, July 11, 2008
One night all the people played with sparklers out by the campfire. I stayed in and snoozed, but they still included me in on the fun, in spirit. I missed out on the marshmallows, though.
One day, I went with my parents and my mom's dad to climb a mountain in New Hampshire!
Back when we lived in NH, about 4 years ago, we used to go hiking all the time, and I loved it. This time, I did not have as much energy as I used to when we got close to the top - I must be getting OLD! But no one had to carry me. It's a good thing we didn't bring Walter the weiner dog because he would definitely need to be carried. It was a tough mountain (Mt. Israel).
The scenery was gorgeous. It was definitely worth the hike up.
My people really miss living in NH - there aren't many mountains where we are in Indiana!
And of course, we went to Boston and saw Agatha & Archie, Toffee & Riley! You've already seen those pictures, but here I am, Big City Dog.
After a wonderful week we had to drive back home. On our second driving day, my parents decided to take a little detour to a place called Niagara Falls.
I did not like this place. There was water in the air, and it was so noisy. It sounded EXACTLY like the bathtub - but HUGE! My mom tried to pick me up and I tried to run away - I thought she was going to throw me in.
So we made it home safe and sound, and I have had a lot of energy since we got back. It was definitely a relaxing and refreshing trip!
I am looking forward to this evening - we are going to a cookout! There are going to be two dogs there - Jenga, a puppy, and Scout, who is about 2 and just got neutered on Wednesday. I think he might be a little cranky. The people who are hosting the cookout are dog-sitting for them, and they also happen to be our judges for the Paw-Limpic Games! They are my parents' friends, objective dog-lovers. They are not getting any sneak previews of entries, I promise.
And I am excited that tomorrow I am turning a very wise and mature-sounding ten years old. :) It's my grandpa's birthday too - he's even more mature-sounding. (But in dog years, I am much older than him.)
Pawlimpics updates coming SOON!