Hello everyone! It’s me, Makena! For those new to the blog, I’m a Jack Russell Terrier who occasionally takes over my parents blog. It’s always good to get the dog’s perspective! My mom was going to post another blog about their visit to Kennedy Space Center, but today is a very special day….my 10th birthday! And even better, I get to celebrate it with Grandpa Stu (Dan’s dad), who turns a fit and fabulous 80 today! Tomorrow is Aunt Linda’s Birthday (Dan’s sister). Linda is the BIG 60!! So altogether, we are celebrating 150 years of birthdays! Whew, that’s a lot of candles. Hopefully the smoke detector won’t go off!
Now in human years, I am 56 years old (based on age and size of dog). Sorry Aunt Linda, you still are older than me!
Grandma and Grandpa came over to the RV park for a visit today! They took me over to the dog park to play football with me!
And I had presents and birthday cake too!
Grandma baked a delicious cake for grandpa and me!
I know it was good, because I snuck in a quick lick!
I tried for more, but grandma and grandpa blocked my route!
Sadly, this will be our last day in warm and sunny Florida. Tomorrow my parents will be hitching up the fifth wheel and heading back to Wisconsin to help out their friends, Mike and Karlyn, finish up remodeling a new business. So I will be spending the next three days riding in my crate in the back seat of the truck. I don’t mind, because every 2 or 3 hours they stop and I get to walk around and pee about 15 times at a gas station or rest area. Sometimes my mom thinks I have two bladders!
Since it’s been a while since I have blogged, I will catch you up on a few other events. For Christmas, my parents bought me an orthopedic dog bed, to replace my old one that didn’t have much padding left. They also bought themselves new throw blankets. While the bed is nice and comfy, I decided they don’t need two blankets. They can share one, and I have claimed the other as my own!
Although my parents didn’t bring me over, I did get to smell a pizza cooked over a campfire one night. Bob and Betty, our next door neighbors here in the RV park had a happy hour campfire and cooked a few pizza’s over their triangle grill. I’m told they were delicious. I did not get any…
Last night my parents went out to dinner in New Smyrna Beach with three couples from the campground that will not be coming back here next year. They will be traveling out West next winter. We wish them safe travels, and hope to see them sometime down the road!
It has been another good year in Florida. Hopefully warm weather will be waiting for us in Wisconsin? As always, thanks for following along on our journey!
Quote for the day: “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” – Satchel Paige