Friday, June 1, 2012

Friday Fragments

Don't have a lot of time? Then Friday Fragments is just what you need! Hop on over the Mrs. 4444's at Half-Past Kissin' Time and join in the fun!

Congrats to the high school graduates out there! Be ready y'all- college is a total BLAST!

  • The wedding was big fun! Y'all can read about it here if you missed it. Though I have to say that traveling on a holiday weekend is not something I'd want to do again. Ever. 

  •  Birdie made it home safe and sound. Evwardo flew out to Texas to drive back with her- I'm tellin' y'all, that one's a keeper! We had a welcome back sign put up at the entrance to our subdivision- it contains a little inside joke:

  •  My very sweet friend sent me this in an email and I thought y'all would get a kick out of it:

  • Deanie was able to come to NC for the weekend (she lives in DC) so we all stayed at my dad's house on Saturday. I love it when things work out like that!
  • We had TWO birthdays this week! Both BestSonInLawEVER and my brother T had a birthday on Wednesday! T is way older than BestSonInLawEVER, aren't you T? Happy birthday fellas! Love y'all!
  • My Tucky Poo doesn't travel well so Mimi (my mother) came down to stay with him while we went to the wedding. My aunt goes to lunch with a group of friends every Friday. This past Friday several of them weren't there. Guess where they were? Babysitting their grand-dogs! How funny! 
  • Also funny- y'all know Joyce at From this Side of the Pond, right? Well, her DD2 was in a wedding in NC on Saturday. Guess where it was? At the exact same place of the wedding that we attended on Sunday!   
  • Met the boy that DoodleBug is sort of dating a little bit on Monday. He seems quite nice. We'll see how he works out.
  • Yesterday, Birdie and I went out to the IOP (the Isle of Palms) with the pooches. During certain hours, the dogs can run free without leashes! It's awesome and only 6 minutes away! I'll leave you with a few pix:
Here's Strider having a run after a swim:


Tucker prefers to have the run without the swim:


But Strider just swims and swims and swims:


While Tucker watches:


Sometimes there are holes that we can't see when we're in the water. And we fall. And we get wet. Like Birdie:


Tucker met a new friend who ran into the water. Tucker followed. But, as soon as he realized he was in the water, he came out. Speedy quick:
 

There was a random dude out there paddle boarding:


The water was gorgeous:


I could stand there all day and just look at it:


Yellow flowers abound on the dunes:


Another random doggie heading out for a swim. Or so we thought. As soon as he got to the water's edge, he stopped and headed back:


Quite a lovely way to begin a day:


Have a great weekend y'all!

27 comments:

  1. I loved the Tucker photos. Having a pet is really like having a kid that never grows up.

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  2. So...did you happen to meet Joyce's DD2? What a coincidence!
    Love the dogs on the beach pictures!
    Have a good weekend!

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  3. That looks like it was a great time at the beach.

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  4. Love the Boaz related advice. Too funny!

    And the doggie beach pictures are so good. Makes me want to go to the beach.

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  5. Love your beach and dog pictures! Makes me want to get a dog and travel to the beach---when it's warmer.

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  6. What wonderful pictures! You do live in Paradise.

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  7. Time at the beach is always the best way to begin a day! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  8. Jeremy- True! And, in my case, a husband is like that too. LOL

    Mary- I did not get to meet her but it was close! One of these days we're going to run right into one another! LOL Thanks! You too!

    Wayne- It was! We always love taking the dogs to IOP!

    Diane-Wasn't that hilarious?! We love taking the dogs to the beach. It's so nice that they let them run free during certain hours.

    Ann-It'a always warmer here so get a dog and come on down! LOL

    Gail- Thanks! Well, we live close to it. LOL

    Kathy- It made the day just right! Thanks! You too!

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  9. We've vacationed at IOP before! You are so right, it's a beautiful place to begin the day :)

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  10. Kathy- It really is! And I love that the dogs can run free during certain hours!

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  11. No wonder you had a great time - with your daughters around!

    Love the photos of the water. I think Tucker is very sensible to stay away from those waves. :-) And even though you get hot weather in the summer, it must be so worth it to be that close to the water!

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  12. I love love love the doggie pics!! What a fun time!

    Nice to meet you!

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  13. wow what beautiful dogs and pictures--i love your brother's name t--have a wonderful weekend too!

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  14. Judy- It is nice to have that sea breeze year 'round, I have to admit. Tuck was so funny- he had an expression of shock and then he ran out of there! LOL

    EL- Thanks! It was so much fun!

    LP- Thanks! There's a little more to his name, but I call him T.

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  15. Such a nice way to start the weekend. Thanks for all those lovely photos. I am deeply envious of your (much) warmer ocean.

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  16. Stephanie- It really was. I've heard it's warmer here, but I don't go in so cold is ok with me. LOL

    Ellen- Thanks! They had such fun!

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  17. Looks like you guys all had a terrific time. Pls give Tucker big hugs from me.

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  18. That's cool to have a sign for the subdivision that you can use to greet family/friends. Do you need to plan well in advance?
    nice pics
    I'm pinning the Biblical advice.

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  19. It feels like a vacation just seeing the pictures. Loved the Boaz sign.
    Have a great weekend.

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  20. Enjoyed "Boaz"...dogs in the ocean having fun...great pleasure for you & them!...:)JP

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  21. Michele- We did and I thought about you and your crew! They would have loved it! Tucker sends puppy hugs back!

    bill- Not too much in advance. I remembered, suddenly, and she was able to put it up for me. No one had reserved it before me. They just put it up about a year ago and we really enjoy it. When no one has anything up there, they put "Welcome Home' and it's so nice. Awesome!

    Kim- It is almost like being on vacay when we go over there. You too!

    JP-I love that Boaz thing too! They did have fun! And us too- for sure!

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  22. Pups in the ocean. What better way to spend the day at the beach.

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  23. Lovin' that list of "az-es" Those surely are some "treats" to avoid!!!

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  24. MT- It's hard to come up with anything better, that's for sure!

    Keetha- Weren't those a hoot?! I loved them too!

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  25. I'm with Tucker, strictly a land creature.

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  26. Beautiful shots! I especially love the one of Tucker putting the brakes on! Too funny...

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