I gave you all the family happenings last week, and forgot to tell you about our dog, Buddy. He just turned one, and has probably reached 35-40 pounds. He is much bigger than we thought he'd be when we got him. Here's Buddy as a tiny guy:
And here he is now, sort of:
He is also a LOT more destructive than we thought he'd be, even for a puppy. We put a gate on our deck so he can have a bit of freedom while we're gone during the day. He decided to use it as a chew toy:
Can you see it? How about now?
Somebody please tell me he'll grow out of this soon! PLEASE?