First off, thank you everyone for your nice words in regards of my Dad’s passing. My trip to Germany had been an emotional one and still is because our Mom is now alone in Germany to cope with her new circumstances and it is a difficult time. My sister Christina has been a huge help in support, making arrangements and in her efforts to manage the affairs for our Mom. She is coming back home to Canada by the end of next week.
While I was in Germany Benno had been running our household that included looking after all our dogs in our house. As I am now getting over my jetlag it is my turn again to get up at all hours of the night to tend to the needs of our Elsa. I got back from Germany just in time to celebrate with Benno his 75thbirthday. There was no party this time (because he wants to keep his age secret so don't tell anyone) but I made him his favorite foods and I tried to make it a special day.
Benno's BD cake
For all you dachshund lovers or puppy enthusiasts I will now post some pictures of our litter of 7 pups. They grew quite substantially during my absence. The first two pictures were taken on the day I left for comparison and the rest of them I took today. It is easiest to photograph them while they are sleeping because once they are awake they move around so fast that my pictures turn out to be blurred. I need to maybe use my other camera and adjust the shutter speed or post a video clip.
Pups the day I left, eyes still closed and no hearing yet
I hope that all our traveling friends that are already on their way south to warmer climates are having a safe trip. I’ll be catching up on blog posts shortly and will follow along. Have a great time everyone. More news in my next update, so stay tuned.