Happy Mother’s Day

Michelle: My son is going to visit me today.

Beanpole: Yikes. What should we do to celebrate Mother’s Day? Michelle doesn’t know that Sunny isn’t coming over.

Ickey: We can get her a cake?

Beanpole: That’s a great idea Ickey.

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Michelle’s 2014 Mother’s Day Cake

Beanpole: Strawberry is her favorite.

Ickey: We can also go to the park.

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Pups waiting at the entry of the trail system.
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Pups waiting at the rest area.
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Michelle staring at her Mother’s Day cake.

I think Michelle had a good Mother’s Day this year. I hope you guys had a good Mother’s Day too.

Michelle Goes to the Vet

My wife and I can be socially awkward at times. I remember one particular incident when we took Michelle to see her veterinarian. We choose this particular veterinarian because he offered discount vaccines but he always tries to up-sell us additional tests and exams. So we always have to say no to the extras.

The medical exam went a little like this:

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Vet: Everything looks great with Michelle, except there might be something concerning about her eyes. She is squinting a lot. We would like to run some additional tests for her eyes.

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Beanpole: Oh, she’s okay. She’s Asian, and that’s just how her eyes are. She thinks it’s rude to look people directly in the eyes, so she squints at them.

:::awkward silence:::

We paid for the vaccine and went home. I don’t think we ever went back.

Let’s Go For a Walk!

It was such a nice day today in Las Vegas, Nevada. It wasn’t too hot so we took Ickey to Tivoli Village, which is an outdoor shopping mall.

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We walked around for a bit. The mall also had a playground.

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Sorry Ickey. No dogs allowed in the playground.

I guess we have to find something else to do.

Let’s walk around some more.

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Ickey: Do you like Lucy will like me more if I have a Lexus?

Beanpole: Ickey, you shouldn’t buy stuff to impress people. It’s the heart that matters.

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I’m so proud of you. You didn’t get scared when you rode the elevator.

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People watching is always fun.

Ickey: I’m getting hungry.