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Shelby's Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving at Mom's was large and frenetic. Steven was out frying the turkey, while mom and dad were in the kitchen cooking up side dishes. Shelby relished the big family clan she's always wanted. My uncle's family came over, and lavished Shelby with attention and Cheerios, and my 2 year old niece was there, and she had quite a lot of fun chasing Shelby around.


In all the commotion of Thanksgiving dinner, I didn't worry about Shelby too much. She spent most of her time sitting under the dinner table with a beef rib bone that my mom had prepared for her. But then towards the end of the meal, I noticed her in the living room munching on something orange colored on mom's oriental rug.

Missing Cantaloupe

This is a photo of Shelby, trying not to make eye contact. We had set this aside on the coffee table to make room for dinner. If you look at the centerpiece, there are supposed to be alternating honeydew and cantaloupe slices along the outer edge.

Where is the cantaloupe slice, Shelby? Hmm? Did it just walk off?

November 25, 2007 | Permalink


omg! what a little monkey! you really have to watch her at times don't cha?! she's one sneaky canine! :)

Posted by: dana | Nov 25, 2007 5:26:46 PM

Shelby accepted the petting and caresses of her
family with stoic dignity....wonder how she managed to reach the fruit bowl without tipping
it over? Hope the "orange colored" goodie was
worth it! Be good and obey Winnie for Christmas, we love you Shelby!!

Posted by: Jade | Nov 25, 2007 7:11:41 PM

Now Winnie, don't be too hard on Shelby...fruit is a very healthy choice for dessert...smart girl Shelby!!!

Posted by: Ann Crago | Nov 26, 2007 6:57:58 AM

well, if it's out there, it's free game right? and everybody has to have dessert. Mmmmm....cantalope.

Posted by: diana | Nov 26, 2007 9:59:18 AM

Shelby is hilarious! I love that last guilty-looking picture.

Posted by: Christine | Nov 27, 2007 9:56:10 AM

yeah -she is trying to communicate thru ESP "yes mom that really is a beautiful centerpiece"!"no i don't see anything on the floor".shelby is so cute. i really enjoy hearing about her escapades...

Posted by: SHERRI PRATER | Nov 28, 2007 11:09:09 AM


Posted by: Ann Crago | Dec 1, 2007 9:46:01 AM

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