Do you ever just know something good is on its way? All day long I knew there would be something and I wanted to know what it would be! Then in the afternoon my mom finally said the magic word. “Ellie!” I got so excited! I’m glad she didn’t tell me earlier or I’d have had to be patient for longer. Instead Ellie showed up almost right after mom said her name and I got to keep all my excited energy for play time!

I ran right outside to say hi and run in circles with her. She found a good stick almost right away and started a game of keepaway.

20130423_Sol Ellie Playdate_002I tried really hard to get my mouth on it too so we could change the game to tug. At least half the fun is in trying!

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Finally she settled down to chew for a while so I got to chew with her. She’s really great about sharing sticks and toys. I’m sure it’s part of why we get along so well.

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When we got up to run and play some more we got a little too rowdy near this little blue jay so he flew away up into his tree.

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I wonder what things look like from up there?

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Isn’t she pretty? I think I have one of the most beautiful best friends in the whole world.


One of my favorite things about getting play time with Ellie is zooming. Sometimes we zoom together but even when she’s resting I’ll keep zooming because I’m so happy to see her!

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Our teeth might look a little scary but please don’t think we’re mad at each other. I promise we’re not. This is one of our favorite games!

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I think Ellie looks like a bear in this next one. Haha! Silly Ellie pretending to be a bear…

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I started to get tired so my zooming was slower but I wasn’t quite done yet.

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Then finally we were ready to rest and enjoy the pretty night while our parents talked and laughed about us. One of our favorite things to listen to.

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Thank you for reading and I hope you have something good coming your way soon too!



Weekend at the Beach

Hi Everybody! I have so much to tell you about today because I’m on an adventure!

I’m here with my parents at my Grammy’s beach house in Rehoboth Beach. It’s one of my favorite places I ever get to go! I don’t really know what it is I like the most about coming here. I think lots of things make it special. One of them is that my parents are always really happy here and they laugh a lot.

Also there are a lot of great napping and lounging places. My Grammy bought this little cushion-y place right by the window just for “people” like me – the furry kind. It’s one of my very favorites.

20130413_Rehoboth_004For lounging AND sleeping!

20130413_Rehoboth_001There is also a lot of good sunshine here. I like to follow it around to nap and lounge on the floor.

20130413_Rehoboth_022Sometimes, though, lounging on top of my mom is the best. I snuggle so close she can’t take a picture of my whole face at one time. I like it because I’m close enough to get lots of kisses on my face. I love kisses on my face!

20130413_Rehoboth_028But just like at home I only like to lounge and nap for part of the day. My dad is hiding from mom’s camera so you can’t quite see but I’m heading over to his couch to ask if we can go do something outside. He says I ask my mom for snuggles and him for everything else. I don’t know if it’s true or not I just know that I think whoever put the couches this way did a really good job!

20130413_Rehoboth_011The best part is that it worked! I got to go outside where the sun was shining. Grammy’s cherry tree was completely covered in pretty flowers.

20130414_Rehoboth_049We didn’t stay out in the yard long though because even though it was really pretty we all decided we wanted to go see the ocean!

Mom and dad rolled down my window so I could smell the air on the way.


But then I realized mom’s window was open even wider and that was way better!

20130414_Rehoboth_067 I didn’t know there were deer at the beach – did you? We have deer at our house and they’re some of my favorites! I didn’t get to run after this one though. They’re the most fun when you get to run after them.

20130414_Rehoboth_097I don’t know whose idea this was but whoa.

20130414_Rehoboth_126I started to get sad but then I realized we were going a different direction and I was still going to get to see the beach!

20130414_Rehoboth_128YAY!! Isn’t it pretty? Do you have any idea how many cool smells there are here?

20130414_Rehoboth_101I’m lucky because I’ve been to this beach with my best friend Ellie before. It’s not quite as much fun without her there because everything is more fun with your best friend but it was still really great!

20130414_Rehoboth_107 20130414_Rehoboth_110I like to watch the waves and the birds.

20130414_Rehoboth_117I also got to help my parents search for sea glass! I think it’s pretty but I’m not really sure I understand what the big fuss is about. They were really excited to find these pieces though so I’m happy for them! Mom especially liked the one in the middle that dad found.

20130414_Rehoboth_133 I think my favorite part though was getting to see the horses! At first I thought maybe they were giant dogs that I could go play with but I’ve never seen people getting carried by dogs before. Then I remembered I’ve met horses at Grammy and Grampa Will’s before. They were exciting to watch! So exciting I kept watching until I couldn’t see them anymore.

20130414_Rehoboth_121 Mom and dad say tonight we’ll go back home to our little woods. For now though we’re having a mostly lounging and snuggling and movie-watching day because the clouds are out and it got kind of cold again. Days like this are special at the beach too so no one’s sad about it. I know we’ll see the sun again soon!