It's kind of hectic here...We've been having out of town guest all week. Jeff's best friend just left to go back to CA and now our friend is up visiting from FL through the weekend. So....We've been doing a lot more hanging out, socializing and acting like it is the weekend throughout the work week. It's been fun...but I'm wicked exhausted!
The dogs of course have enjoyed all the extra company and fun. Liz even came down with Max to meet Banjo. It all went well and they had a very good time. Banjo is happy that he has a dog to run with. It's amazing how quickly he can tire out.
We've been hanging out at the marina a couple nights this week. The dogs always love that because the can spend all their time jumping in the river, swimming and chasing balls the whole time. I so wish I had remembered to bring my camera! Marley taught Kona (My friend Allen's dog) how to swim...So she's now a full fledge water dog. (Pretty funny that you have to teach a lab mix how to swim). Marley has become quite the swimming champ this summer so far and is swimming out wanting to go for rides on other peoples kayaks now. Banjo had also showed that he is fearless...in his first time seeing the river...he jumped on in with full gusto and started swimming all over the place. No splashing around or hesitation at all. I was quite surprised. I don't think we will have any problem converting him to a kayak dog!
Well, there's been other big news...something I've been hoping for, and working hard to get...after a very ridiculously long and drawn out process (that's what I get for working for one of the largest multi-national law firms!) I officially got notification that I got a super-duper, humungo, much needed and deserved raise!!!!!! Let's just say it's the kind of raise that would be like a major career move amount. I've never had to ask for a raise like this, and I was super scared and nervous going through all the chains of command and negotiating it all...But in the end, I got the full amount that I wanted and all the terms that I asked for...So YEA me!!!!!
Note: Do you know how fricken long I've been waiting to use that Pink Floyd lyric for a title of one of my posts!!!! (For those of you who haven't figured this out...or might not know much PF music...Every single one of my titles for posts are lyrics from a Pink Floyd (or PF related...Syd Barrett, David Gilmour, Roger Waters) song. This all started out as an experiment...I never truly thought I would be able to keep coming up with PF lyric based titles that are related to my posts in some fashion. But it has been over a year now and I haven't come close to running out of them...Amazing!)
I'm at work right now, so I don't have many pictures...but here's a couple from the first weekend Banjo arrived. It was Kesler's first birthday party! Where the hell did that year go???? Anyway, Banjo had such a big day meeting all the new friends, the kids, new dogs and romping in the kiddie pool...I think we wore him out...
Have a great weekend you guys!!!!