Thursday, December 22, 2005

Christmas with Mollie

Mollie is the best puppie ever.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

First Winter Storm

Yep, the tire proves we are officially "white trash."

The result of not mowing during the summer.

Our driveway after the first snow.

Pink is In

Bulu Biscuit wanted her own pink sweatshirt. This one is for a human, but with a little adjustment, it was ready for Sulu to keep warm.

The Death of a Wimpy Dog

It all started with Maggie and Cirrus Dean being sweet on the bed.
Then Maggie decided she would pick a fight with Cirrus by "fleaing" him.
Maggie was no match for the likes of Cirrus Dean.
Maggie was beaten black and blue.
Cirrus Won.

And, now, Maggie is alone, left to sulk in her pink hoodie.

Friday, December 16, 2005

Cody Lemaster's FIRST BIRTHDAY!



Cute hat, Josh. I'll bet you never thought you'd be partying hard in a baby blue cone hat.

Surprise Party!!

Happy Birthday, Emmaleen!

This is the look of guilt. Our Uncle Danny smiles mischeviously as Emmaleen figures out what she's been lured into. Outside, in the parking lot of Wallingford Methodist Church, she thought she was going to watch her husband sing a special for church, but as soon as she saw all of our smiling faces, she realized it was her surprise birthday party!!!

Emmaleen opens her gifts with a little help from daughter Lisa.
Thanks, Steve for this wonderful picture of me and for the many others. You've contributed so many pictuers to this blog, I'll have to put you on the payroll.

Above, Tim is probably thinking about what trouble he can get into and, below, Earl (a.k.a. Earl Dean, a.k.a Deanie) and Carla hang out with the family.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Dave and Leah


Happy Holidays from the Ruckers and the Sheehan

Yes, the dog's eyes are fake additions from the Red-Eye reduction. You try to take pictures of animals who have more reflective retinas than humans.

Attempt # 3. Better, but notice Sulu's eyes...We tried to cover her glowy eyes with a Red-Eye reduction, but maybe it's her inner alien trying to communicate.
Attempt # 2. Notice, Harry is not in the picture (he will not reappear) and Willow is screaming for her life.
Attempt # 1. Notice, we couldn't even get all the doggies in the picture, much less in some kind of order.

Thanksgiving at Dave's House

Ryan wore his food instead of eating it.

Cager and Ryan, Dave's nephews
Meet the new puppy edition to the family. Here' s Tim and Jen's new dog...Sharku...if you're wondering, it's from LofTR--the book, not the movie. And, yes, this family is that nerdy.
Naomi and Charles, sister and brother-in-law to Dave; mother and father to Cager and Ambrose.

Black Friday

Here's Leah after a long day's shopping in Louisville. We got up at 5:00am to go shopping. Every year we say we won't do it ever again, and every year we do.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Are you kidding me?

Cirrus looks incredulous at the nerve of Mollie to lay next to him while he's relaxing. Mollie innocently pretends like she's not planning to 'play' with Cirrus. Just in case you don't know, 'play' in our house usually means paws-of-fury and lots of biting (nipping or mouthing, as we call it).

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

The Christmas rush will get you

Anna had to stop for some rest and relaxation in between decorating and wrapping presents. Maggie and Sulu must have been worn out too.