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Tis the Season: Football and Pumpkins

We boarded the Boxer

 

 

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Riding Shotgun...

Riding Shotgun…

And set off for a Very Busy Weekend!!

Our son is the Head Coach of the East Nicolaus Spartan Football Team and they played like the courageous scrappy team they are!! Won their game hands down!! IMG_9734

On Saturday, we traveled to Dixon to watch our grandson play football too…

 

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Grandson’s number is 34…he plays offense and defense!

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Halftime pep talk!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And on Sunday, I drove my sweet mother, my granddaughter, my sister-in-law and my grandniece to a crowded Pumpkin Farm in Citrus Heights. The younger ladies picked out pumpkins and rode a train. Mom and I guarded the chosen pumpkins and watched families take photos on the hay wagon!

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Choosing the perfect pumpkin!
IMG_9774The Pumpkin Farm photo hay wagon!

 

 

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My adorable eighty-seven year young Momma…guardian of the pumpkins!

 

 

 

And then…dusty and tired…I happily let My Sweet Husband drive me home!!

Hoping you all are enjoying this wonderful Fall Season too!! What a blessed time of year…and so much to be thankful for…we need to celebrate each day with our loved ones!

 

 

The fun Pumpkin Farm in Citrus Heights, California is…Pumpkin Farm

Another fabulous pumpkin farm is Bishops Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland, California…

Happy 1st Birthday Duke….Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day….

Do you have a favorite book with a dog as one of the minor characters? In my current manuscript, the heroine has a delightful bouncing Chiweenie named Duke….

 

I know, I know….for those of you who’ve met me, or follow my Facebook page or Twitter page…you know my choice of a “dog persona” isn’t very original…because….I have a Chiweenie named Duke…

 

This little guy has been adorable since the day we got him.

My grandson holding Duke the day we got him.

 

Our grandson is babysitting Duke.

 

 

Duke had been raised with children and other dogs and loved people from day one.

Our granddaughter giving Duke leash lessons with her own dog Spots…..

 

Because we have a pool in our backyard, we thought it best to teach Duke to swim….he loves the water….

Mischief is his middle name…

Adored at the Rehab Center…by everyone except…

Duke loves to entertain the residents at the Rehab Center

the Rehab Resident Cat…uh…trying to friend her was a no go…

Duke tries to “friend’ the resident Rehab Cat…

The babies in our family LOVE Duke…and he loves them!!

My little grandson and Duke…

Duke is especially fond of trying new cuisine…a restaurant in St. Helens, Oregon offers a special “Doggie Spaghetti and Meatballs” during the summertime…

A dish of “Doggie Spaghetti and Meatballs” from the Dockside in St. Helens, Oregon

He loves adventure…whether it’s exploring a garden….

Exploring a garden….

….watching a sporting event….

 

Watching a sporting event….

….or sneaking back under the fence…..

Sneakin’ back into the yard…ohhhhh….somebody’s in trouble!

 

Our Duke is always ready to load up and go….

Riding Shotgun…

 

Happy is the day this little bundle came into our lives. We celebrated his first birthday….

The Birthday Boy

…he licked his plate clean.

Eating his “birthday cake”…..

 

This next year there’s a new baby to meet…..

Newest grandson with a ‘stash….

 

In the meantime…Duke has his two Boxers…to keep him entertained!

Two Boxers and a Chiweenie…

 

Today, February 20th is NATIONAL LOVE YOUR PET DAY…..How will you celebrate?

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