Sherry and I and a bunch of poodles took a little hike yesterday.  Helena is in a rain shadow making it pretty hot and dry.  I was a surprise to see prickly pears.  Surprisingly the poodles seemed to be able to run around them.

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Eureka!

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The gang

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Epic did a great job keeping up and did his share of exploring…. but mostly he followed the big guys.

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Later that day we went for a swim and everyone went into the water… and I mean everyone!

Nickel:

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Eureka:

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TinTin:

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Epic:

Contemplating the water

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Epic was a little hesitant about entering the water but finally decided to give it a try.  He did the usual poodle Splash.  He tried to avoid the water in his face by throwing his head backward which sunk his bottom…  I gave him a little lift of his rear end and he paddled to shore.  There he sat, thinking about what he’d just done and deciding that terra firma was nicer.

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Sterling went in but we were so excited about it that we forgot to get pictures!

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_MG_4834 Playing spin the poodle

 

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The next day Poodles stayed home and Sherry, Teddy and I went kayaking around her local reservoir.   If you’d like to see Sherry’s blog you can go here:  MTWAGGIN

 

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