Dogs really enjoy playing hide and seek. Many humans also enjoy playing hide and seek. But humans are smart enough to know that being “It” sucks. Dogs think being “It” is exciting and they feel all smug and giddy about this important position that has been bestowed upon them. This sets up a perfect scenario. Plus dogs are just terrible at hiding. You’ll be covering your eyes all counting while everyone is hiding, and half the time your loyal canine

It’s just a jon boat. So nothing to get all worked up about. But it does enable us to enjoy some time on the James River. And it gives Lexi a chance to learn how to swim. The hard way. Over the side. With Matthew holding her. Lexi likes to swim https://t.co/sWFSu7LIM6 — Stephanie Scott (@scottsteph) July 8, 2013 We’ll stop at one of the little sandbars on the next trip and really let her swim. On her own. But

Today we took Lexi to Panera with us and she scoured the sidewalk for foodstuffs while we ate our breakfast. Though she didn’t find any traditional breakfast items to enjoy, she helped herself to a discarded piece of gum and chewed that baby as if she’d been chewing gum for years. To say I was slightly disgusted is a bit of an understatement, but Matthew waded in and extracted it and, after Purelling his hands, returned to his breakfast with

Since she insists upon climbing up into the swingset playhouse, it’s important that we teach her how to get down in case she’s foolish enough to climb up there when we can’t rescue her. The first lesson was held this weekend. She didn’t enjoy it.