We’re still alive around here. And there’s still been things going on like house projects (construction started!), lots of cooking (some new favorites), and gardening (seedlings, baby fruit and a tomato!). But I just haven’t felt like writing about it. There have been other more important things going on in our life and one of them is our new family member who joined us on February 1st, Lucy.
The birthdate that Lucy and her siblings were given was December 12th, but because they all ended up at a shelter with their mother when they were approximately four weeks old, we’ll never know her actual birthday. Luckily a “foster family” took in all 10 puppies and mom to be cared for until they could be found good homes. At the end of January my husband and I took a family trip to Maui and had already found this litter, we interviewed with the Pound Puppy Rescue organization when we got home and learned shortly after that we would be adopting a furbaby!

Lucy came home with us when she was about eight weeks old and while it was presumed that the litter was “sheperd mix,” when we did a DNA test it said it’s more like husky/greyhound mix. I’ll try and share the test results at some point, I’ve got a lot of catching up to do. Our little one is now almost six months old and it 50 pounds, a long ways from the 12 pound mushy little thing we brought home.
My husband and I are madly in love with this creature and couldn’t have been more fortunate in getting the perfect dog for us. She hasn’t destroyed anything but dog toys, has always been well potty trained, loves ALL people, is great with kids, other dogs and cats (when they let her near). Our senior dog (broken image in that link, sorry!) was a character for better or worse but this puppy fits right in with our family.

We have a lot of catching up to do but I wanted to start with the most important! The house stuff, garden stuff and cooking stuff pale in comparison to this beautiful new doggy!