Showing posts from February, 2014

Recent Wintery Things

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

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 …