We had a really exciting morning! Dogdad took us out on the golf course for an early morning run -- and we saw a very large turtle, his head out, enjoying the quiet. When we approached, he looked around and said "holy sh--!!" and pulled his head back in. We really wanted to take him home to Mom as a Mother's Day present -- but Dogdad persuaded us that it was not a good idea.
When we got home though and excitedly told Mom what had happened, she said, "Let's go see if we can at least get a photo." So we all piled into the car and went back to where the turtle had been -- but he was gone. We looked and looked. And sniffed and sniffed -- but to no avail.
On the way back, we did see our pal, Sunny Jim, an Italian greyhound who lives down the street. He has the coldest black nose you can imagine, and our morning greetings are never complete until we get to feel it you know where...Anyway, instead of the almost turtle, we decided to snap a few photos of Mom's favorite flowers, most of which had blossomed seemingly over night as if just to celebrate the day.
Orange Mexican vine covering a fence near the golf course.
Agapanthus, which pops up every once in a while in our back yard.
Yellow vine which covers our arbor.
Mussenda, Mom's very favorite, which has delayed and delayed and delayed but finally decided to favor us with a flower.
And a bird of paradise -- which blogger refused to upload right-side-up. Go figure.
So let this array of flowers say Happy Mother's Day to all our moms -- and you too, Amber!!!
Jake and Just Harry
Pee ess: Remember to look for our Heron-cam's reports the next few days -- and listen for our loud -- very loud -- barks from camp!!!
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