Monday, July 20, 2009

Vacation Photos

We're back!!!! What fun we had. But a lot happened to all my doggie friends while I was gone....Tank got attacked! Bijou had a playdate with a boy dog! Phantom had surgery!!!! Oh my !!!!

It has been determined I am definitely a beach dog. That is where I belong....I don't belong in the suburbs - I belong on the beach!!!!!

Now here are a few more photos

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The Armadillo

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Olivia - self portrait

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Olivia Tonsils

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More Olivia being silly

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check out those freckles

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An alligator we found

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same alligator

We left on Thursday and went to Marietta GA - which is where my daddy's family is from. both sides of his family were original Georgia settlers. They were involved in the original settling of Cobb County - Every year they have something called "Camp Meeting" This was the 173rd year for the camp meeting....if you want to know more about it you can go to their website - MARIETTA CAMP MEETING - We stayed in the "tent" - which is really more of a cabin. They are pretty rustic - although they have been upgraded to have electricity, running water and a bathroom. There is however, no wi-fi connection or airconditioning. Fortunately it was in the 60's at night [most unusual] so we were comfortable at night.


I was the ONLY doggie there!!!! I even went to the church service - that is until I saw a squirrel and tried to break loose - so mommy and I went to the "tent" and sat out the service. Daddy's nephew is getting married in the arbor on August 15 - it will probably be hot as H.E. double LL - I am going to stay with Susanne that week-end. And I'm glad for that because it becomes a little tiresome having to be on the leash constantly!

Oh yeah - I forgot - check out this black squirrel -
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  1. We've seen red squirrels and grey squirrels before but never black ones!
    OMG, is that a real alligator? We hope you ran as fast as your legs could carry you, Checkers!
    Livy sure is goofy!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

  2. Hi Checkers!!

    I missed you!

    Diego Dog

  3. Cool trip checkers!! we like the armadillo! NEAT!

    xo sugar & martine

    ps: since you couldn't see the video we added a few photos, not as descriptive as the video but you'll get the idea

  4. Oh, Checkers, the silly pictures are silly but so fun to see - gotta love those freckles.

    Good to see you back and Phantom thanks you for thinking of him.

    Tail wags, the OP Pack

  5. Welcome home! That little black squirrel kinda looks like a mini black bear!!


  6. We enjoyed the pictures of the camp. Mom loves "rustic". BOL

    Mom wants to know if Livy has trouble with her tonsils? They look huge!

    Wags & wiggles,

  7. Hi, Checkers!
    Glad you are back at home!
    You saw interesting creatures there!
    Livy pictures are very funny!
    Kisses and hugs

  8. I truly am surprised your mom got you away from the beach!

    You were SUCH a natural! We so enjoyed your pikhs and videos on FB!

    Woo are one smart khanine to decide staying put in August is the way to to do it!


  9. Checkers, it is good to have you back! I missed you but am glad you had such a great time. What did you think when you saw that armadillo? Did you chase it? And, a black squirrel? Did you chase that?
    Love and hugs,

  10. Welcome back! Great to have you back in the blogosphere. We never knew there was such a thing as a black squirrel....Very nice find Checkers.

    -Mollie and Bobo

  11. Hi Checkers
    We are very glad you are safe back home. We enjoyed all the photos you sharred with us and all the good times. And we are very glad to hear you did not run away anymore

  12. Cute armadillo! I don't think I've ever seen one that wasn't squashed along the freeway in Texas!

  13. Checkers it is so good to have you back. You saw some cool animals. I don't like the alligator part though. I hope you are catching up on your sleep.

    licks and sniffs, Sasha

  14. Welcome back my love!
    I posted your wedding collar today.
    Big licks to you

  15. happt ot hear you had a good time - the camp meeting sounds very interesting - the alligator looked scary hope you kept your distance - and the armadillo is funny looking - hope you chased that squirrel away

    as for the other pictures - those hmans are silly

    Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ

  16. hi checkers!
    oh welcome home! i love all of your vacation pictures! i am so glad you all had such a great time!

  17. What pawseome pictures Checkers!!! Our mommy really liked the armadillo and black squirrel. And, you little human, Olive, sure does make some silly faces!

  18. Thanks for sharin' the vacation photos. Black squirrels are BIG in Alberta, Canada - btw. They're all over the place at the park near Eau Claire Market.

    Well, you really saw a lot of interesting wild life.
    Including your wild gal, Livy!

    Take care ...

  19. Hi Checkers!

    Welcome back! We've missed you! Thank you for sharing your vacation photos! :)

    Licks and wags

    Tuffy and the Dog Woods Pack

  20. Hey Checkers, glad you are back home. We all missed you! Great piccies. I loved the armadillo!


  21. Checkers,

    Great pictures of wild life and wild child! haha! I've never seen a black squirrel before! Does that squirrel have a white face? Maybe his name is Checkers the Squirrel? My mom says the only armidillos she's seen in real life are squished on the side of the road. Nice to see an inflated one :P