"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Sioux under General


With a week to spare before starting work again, I took up a long standing invite to spend some time with a friend her & her family. A very happy home to be in, I wasn’t sure who ruled the roost – humans or animals. Three red & white Irish setters certainly had the run of it while kitty made sure she wasn’t forgotten! Walking the dogs was an exercise excursion all on its own but what fun they (and we) had! They knew when mom changed into ski-pants and sneakers that walkies were on the cards, and couldn’t wait to get into the car.

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All very well behaved, they waited patiently until we were in the fields and they were

let off the leashes and then they let rip! Watching them playing with such gay abandon gave my heart a jolt as I remembered my own dogs and how they enjoyed running in the backyard at home and their walks; although they never had the pleasure of being able to run free in such wide open spaces, never mind go swimming in nearby streams!

The wide open fields in the area are wonderful for walking but I also spent a fair bit of time in their gorgeous little garden, just chilling – with camera in hand! 


3 responses to “Travel time – new spaces, friendly faces #1 – fun with friends”

  1. Pauline Smith says:

    LOL – looks like hands were full with 3 dogs (and cat), but what an awesome day to spend in the fields, running, chasing birds, dipping in the stream and not a care in the world…

  2. Cheryl Wilkinson says:

    Very comfortable doggies :o) Some lovely pics!

  3. Caroline says:

    Aaahhhhhhhhh……..my fur babies ????…..what stunning pics ?…..it is always a pleasure to have you come stay Gunny ? ……lots of love ???xxx

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