For those who asked: our new puppy is one of those newfangled cross
breeds, the Labradoodle. I'm told they don't shed...sounds like a
positive attribute to me. They are known for a good blend of
intelligence and calm disposition. The LW is interested in teaching our
dog to be a therapy dog, going to hospitals and the like, as a
Little Persey is actually named Perseverance, because
she started life at a disadvantage. She didn't gain weight and was far
from thriving, when all of a sudden she rallied and started growing
like, well, a puppy. She's twelve weeks old now and eleven pounds.
While we were down the shore last week, my older son David and his wife Motoko stayed in Wildwood, too. We spent the evenings together going out for delicious seafood. Here are some pics of David, Motoko, Alan and me. Alan is the one with the mustache.