Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Animal Wednesday - and what a long time it's been!

Mom - realizing that her hair is wet - despite the white stretchy bathing cap she had on for swimming in the ocean. I've never seen anyone swim and come up with her make up still perfect. She was like Esther Williams that day.

Summer time is so busy for me and for all of us. The light calls from outside to bike ride, kayak, or swing in the hammock in the evening light. I've had minimal time to read your blogs and even keep up with mine!

To make it even busier, I was away in Atlanta on a business trip all last week and ended the week with a visit to my mom and the infamous Scruffy - who is the star of my Animal Wednesday.

Getting ready for a 3 mile walk - where are you Scruffs?

Let me lead the way - trot, trot, trot!

On the way back, his little legs got kind of tired, so I carried him for about 1/2 mile - after that he was just fine!

Scruffy and his cousin Sammi - they came from the same shelter.

Going so fast I can't take a picture!

Taking a break from running around.

Play, play, play!

This is a shot looking up at the hotel I stayed at in Atlanta. Very odd place, but nice rooms and interesting curves everywhere.

Happy Animal Wednesday and Happy August


Lisa at Greenbow said...

It sounds like your summer is jam packed Mim. Enjoy it. Scruffy is a cutie. HAW.

Annie said...

Lovely mom and fun dogs :-). And yes, everyone is BUSY! Must stop and breathe :-).

yoborobo said...

It's good to be busy outside in the sunshine. :) Lovely pic of your mom, and of the pups! Enjoy! I am behind on everyone's blog, and everything else! xo

Lynn said...

I'm so glad you posted today. I was starting to worry and was going to write an email if I hadn't heard from you here!

Sweet sweet doggies and lovely lovely mom. Oh to be in such fine shape!


AtelierBrigitte said...

Scruffy is lovely! And so nice to have a friend to play with.


sukipoet said...

yes, the light and warmth are conducive to lots of activity. I enjoy them so. Scruffy is too cute and how kind of you to carry him on the last leg.

Anne Huskey-Lockard said...

Love the photo of the doggies chasing each other--they look like a yin/yang!
I think I'd have to be carried for the whole walk...LOL!


Teri C said...

Fun post Mim. Scruffy is so cute.
All those curves are fab.
You need tonenjoy the nice weather while it is here.


Lori ann said...

owen would sure like to play! my mom would be just like your mom, so cute.

Robin said...

Hello Mim! Welcome back! Animal Wednesday is NOT the same without you!

Your Mum....she is still beautiful - as a *Diva* should be!

Scruffy..... too sweet...and your captions under the photos describing your walk with him - perfect! Love those photos!


♥ Robin ♥

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deb said...

Hi there!

I just stumbled on your blog from Kate's Korner and didn't want to leave without saying hello!!! Lovely pics of your mom and pets and the hotel does look quite unique! I hope you'll pop over and say hi! deb

marianne said...

My that place makes me dizzy.......
Good to see you back!
I have been busy as well. Too busy for my own and other blogs. But that will change once all here in the house is done and autumn comes.
That scruffy is such a cutie! And your mom a real lady.
Lovely post Mim!
Enjoy your time home and will you see the girls???? Hope nothing will come between that.....


studio lolo said...

We're all crazy busy (or lazy) right now Mim! I've been very spotty on the blogs myself, catching up here and there.

bathing cap in the ocean?? hahahaha! That's her generation but she does look a bit Esther-ish there! Bless her heart.

I'm loving Scruffy and his pal. So cute! Emma could never walk even a mile in that heat. Good boy Scruff!

kj said...

hello ♥

we are all all over the place this summer, i hope in some way replenishing ourselves. i am having a good summer and i am excited because next week i will have time with special friends, family-type friends.

your mom is adorable. the bathing cap is hilarious of course!


Baino said...

Aw how did your mum get into Animal Wednesday! Sweet doggy too but I love the curves in the hotel. Very dramatic.

Katiejane said...

Looks like you are having a fast, fun and furious summer. You go, girl!

soulbrush said...

your mom still looks amazing!