I must end the old one!
And due to my lack of blogging these last two weeks, I have a lot of
ground to cover! First, for those of you waiting with baited breath ~ Maisy
had eight beautiful female pups. Mom and babies are all well and
healthy! You might have guessed that all went well by the pic
above (which I must admit that I love). Once in a while
the shutter clicks and out come the perfect picture....and it makes
up for the other 99 that are just ordinary!
Here are a few more pics of our new babes...
Waiting.....the birthing process is in process! Here is Maisy, the whole experience took about 18
hours and Maisy was a trooper!
Eight healthy baby girls....how appropriate for Gary....more females in the house
Sleeping like a baby!
Now we must go back in time to take a peek at Sara's sixteenth birthday on Dec. 17th 2010.
The day was started with a grand birthday breakfast of crepes and hot chocolate!
Grams (her grandmother) gave her a very special gift ~ one that she has
been saving since Sara was born....they share the same name, and
when I surprised my mother by naming Sara after her, she started planning
for her 16th birthday with this gift.
She sent a special note describing how she found this in the attic and
had been saving it for Sara ever since!
It is a beautiful sterling silver bracelet inscribed with the name Sara.
That evening, several friends of Ellen came over and decorated
the house for the celebration!
It was very festive....
It is birthday time!
But first, we visited our park across the street for the annual "Christmas caroling in the park". It was a very cold night, but that is what you need to get in the Christmas spirit!
A great local band supplied the music
Our girls and friends supplied the caroling,
Sara and her cousin Katie joined in the fun
Ellen and her friends celebrated with Santa
And then, surrounded by lots of friends and family, Sara blew out sixteen candles!
And Gran-E and Charlie came to the party....with a very special gift
A family heirloom necklace to be worn for a very special occasion (post to come!)
Next on the agenda....our cousins arrived ....this is my godchild!
They were scheduled to stay for Christmas and leave the next day
but due to the snowstorms that paralyzed the nation, they were here
for five extra days!
And they enjoyed all the country has to offer
Standing around looking cute
Felix the Cockatiel
And I got to practice my photography
on cute little boys
That I don't see nearly enough of!
But thanks to "Mother Nature"
They were around a little longer than we expected
and gave me some new subjects to shoot!
Well, I still have a lot to share about the end of 2010, but my bed is calling...so
I will continue this tomorrow and soon we will be all caught up! Tune in to see some
very special things that happen "only in Louisiana"!