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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Weekend in Connecticut- Part 1

We're packed and ready and hitting the road...to Connecticut!

Due and his peeps have spent an entire week relaxing at a lake house in Bethlehem, CT.
Mom and I headed up to join them for the weekend.

The most important word being LAKE of course.

(NOTE: Abbs was allowed to de-cone for the drive once she settled into the car)

Check out this lake. I was so excited I ran ahead and forgot to let Mom take off the cone.
I just had to check things out. A dock - a canoe - a LAKE.

Oops. Guess I should have waited for the de-coning before jumping in!

Due is NOT a fan of the water - so he had to check me over once I was back safely on the dock.

Then it's back to the deck for the rubdown.
Mom gave me a serious toweling off. Due wanted no part of this. Per vet's instructions Mom dried me off and then some! I could lay here all afternoon for a rubdown. The ears were flushed and cleaned. I was then allowed to dry off in the sunshine - au natural.
Yes - this is the portrait of one Happy Dog!

We had a great time with Due and the Peeps. We got home a few hours ago and promise to post more pictures of our adventures tomorrow.

Time to nap. Weekends in Connecticut are exhausting!

7 comments:

Tucker, Daisy and Leo said...

Looks like a great weekend Abbey. Daisy would love to swim with you.

Tucker and Daisy

JackDaddy said...

Oh I recognize that bottle with the blue lid! :)

That is a great happy picture!!

Pigtown-Design said...

awwww! connor loves the water, too! we just were at my mum's house. at my house, we have orvis screen doors that connor can just walk through. he walked right through my mother's screen door. pretty funny.

xoxo to you both.

bichonpawz said...

What a great weekend! A wonderful place to play!!! You look so happy!! xoxo Chloe and LadyBug

1000 Goldens said...

I love that you were so happy you dove in with the cone. The happy picture of you resting there after a swim is a beautiful thing :)

Ben said...

Connecticut ROCKS - momma grew up there and the moste beloved NYC. but i gotta scold ya for jumpin' in with the cone on....almost as bad as wearing a vest.
Be safe, be happy, swim until the sun goes down.

Sierra Rose said...

Beautiful spot in CT!!! What a lake maneuver you did! And, looks like both you and the cone came out fine :)
So fantastic to meet up with your bestest pal for some country time!!

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose