|The dogs drew so much attention on our outing. We heard "ooh"s and "aahh"s at every turn.|
|Hiking right after a LOT of rain is quite messy. I opted against wearing my Five Finger shoes, and I'm certainly glad. Instead, I wore my Chaco water sandals, which were perfect for the many mud puddles we traversed, but really hard on my pedicure.|
|I love my silly girls!|
|Foiled by the elusive snake with a contingency plan|
|I never thought it would happen, but I've fallen. Hard.|
|Penelope had no shortage of willing volunteers to give her tiny legs a break from our trek.|
"If you can't run with the big dogs, stay... in the sling."
|At one point, we watched as a kayaker struggled to no avail against this current. I wonder if he ever got through...|
|If you don't do anything else this week, make this recipe. And then jealously guard it from those around you.|
|Jon's a big, tough football type with a big heart to match.|
As we've waffled between names for Penelope, he's used "Chuck" as a placeholder.
Here, he's spending a little bonding moment with her as we rest by the water.