Favorite Pets

2019_01_17_10_13_04.pdf000I’m not really picking a favorite – that would be too hard.  But the dog pictured, Grover, whom we had in Fiji certainly was memorable for many good reasons.  A fiji hound!  He was full of fun – we loved him and he loved us.

Beautiful Mollie

img_5047This beautiful Rhodesian Ridgeback sat next to me at the Barking Dog Ale House here in Ballard.  But, sadly, I overheard the waiter tell Mollie’s owners that from now on dogs will not be allowed to accompany their owners in the restaurant/pub.  That is bad news,  For me that’s half the reason for going there.  Each time I have lunch there I usually see at least one or more interesting well behaved dogs.

After the Seattle Turkey Trot, 2018

IMG_4571  Trying to find my car which was parked somewhere – I was only vaguely familiar with the neighborhood and couldn’t remember exactly where I had parked the car in my rush to get to the start line and registration.

IMG_4570climbing the stairs


IMG_4567 The climb back up to the start (and the car) after walking the 5K to get to the finish.

IMG_4551  Good companions on the walk

IMG_4546 Still smiling on the walk – feeling cosy in my dragon hat (the closest I could get to a turkey)


IMG_4548 Approximately 1/3 of the way along.

IMG_4553 En route

I don’t seem to have a photo of the 7000 eager runners, trotters, walkers and dogs just before the start.  Another comment – it was a reasonable day for doing this caper.  I did it 4 years ago – a challenge then and a challenge this year but lots of fun and hopefully it will be a nice day next year and I can do it again.