Friday, August 26, 2011

National Dog Day

by Meghann on August 26, 2011

Happy National Dog Day!

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I’m dedicating this day to a few of my favorite dogs in my life…

Maddie (the love of my life)

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Scooby (the original love of my life and main man of my parents’ lives)

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Oliver (the love of my sister’s life, but he has a soft stop in my life too)

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Sadie (the other love of my sister’s life and Oliver’s life)

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The best group of dogs any girl could ask for. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I’m a dog person. Clearly. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Everyday is dog day around here. Maddie rules the house.

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Comfy, girl? Wouldn’t want to get in the way of your nap time.

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I still love her.

Even when she breaks free from her crate. Or sheds everywhere. Or has an accident. Or tries to eat my lunch.

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Maddie isn’t a fan of vegetables, but when I’m in the kitchen she assumes it’s something good and parks her butt at my feet. A piece of spinach or tomato falls and she’ll immediately go after it, give it a sniff, and then turns back to me as if there’s something better up there. she has high hopes a piece of juicy steak will fall one day.

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No steak today, Maddie. Just a colorful salad of spinach, tomatoes, roasted red pepper, raisins, pretzels pieces, tabouli, northern beans, and goat cheese. You know – all things you hate (minus the beans and cheese), but Mama loves. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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I snagged a piece of Melissa’s cookies & cream fudge for dessert.

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No chocolate for dogs, though. Sorry Maddie!

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40 Miles or Bust

August 26, 2011

Nothing like a 40 mile bike ride to kick the day off with a bang! Woo hoo! ๐Ÿ™‚ A couple of things to note about this ride: I wore my new tri-suit and felt completely comfortable the whole time Long bike rides are boring. I was super jealous of the guy who biked by with more ยป

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