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Dad's Lake Backpacking Trip

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Jadon and I went backpacking this weekend. We drove to Big Sandy trail head early on Friday and then hiked 6 miles in to Dad's Lake by noon. We stayed there for the night and then had to hike out the next day to be back for church. It was a wonderful trip. I caught three fish to Jadon's one and he claims it's a miracle.... but.... I now it's just my sheer talent :-) The mosquitos were awful and at times the dogs were a nusiance but other than that it was a wonderful trip. Here are a few pictures.

A Few Doggy Pictures

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Doggy Baths

I know, you keep checking my blog only to be disappointed over and over again. Well not this time... finally a new blog... rejoice!

Since we've gotten our new dog Mountie I've noticed that he is much stinker than Maya. I don't know if it's just the whole male thing and boys smell worse than girls. Or, if he hasn't perfected his aim and he hits himself as well as his target. But whatever it is, Mountie stinks! So Jadon and I decided that Monday was going to be dog brushing, trimming and bathing day. We brushed both dogs, trimmed some of their insanely long fur and then took them inside for their baths. Mountie was first. He's not a fan of the bath tub and it took both Jadon and I too hold him in the tub. However we managed to get him clean even if we were sweating afterwards. Maya was up next and she was much easier to handle. She knows the routine and dutifully stands there and endures it.

Feeling good about the dogs and the loss of stench, I left th…