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Recent Wintery Things

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Our cheers to Elena on January 21 (kids had water )Winter Olympics Open Ceremonies!Grampie came for a week’s visit to take in some of the games and play with the munchkinsand auntie came for a short visit, too, and had some fun downtown Guelph with the girls.The girls have been enjoying their swimming lessons in preparation for Florida in March!!!!!

21 Facts About Dogs

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Had to post this  one!PS.  My mom loves the smell of dogs’  feet (but she might not now after reading fact #2 at the bottom….hehehe)21 Facts About Dogs That Will Blow Your MindFact #21: Dogs are capable of understanding up to 250 words and gestures, can count up to five and can perform simple mathematical calculations. The average dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old child.(Source.)Fact #20: Some stray Russian dogs have figured out how to use the subway system in order to travel to more populated areas in search of food. (Source.)Fact #19: Dogs don’t enjoy being hugged as much as humans and other primates. Canines interpret putting a limb over another animal as a sign of dominance.(Source.)Fact #18: Two stray dogs in Afghanistan saved 50 American soliders. A Facebook group raised $21,000 to bring the dogs back to the US and reunite them with the soldiers.(Source.)Fact #17: The Beatles song “A day in the Life” has an extra high-pitched whistle, audible only to dogs. It was recorded …