We went all through the neighborhoods and hit CiCo Park. We skirted around the east flank:
|Me and Cam|
As you can see, we did a little braiding work with our leashes along the way.
We walked to the southeast corner and struck a pose by the CiCo sign:
|"Are those tee-pees?"|
"Nice job with your shadow, Mom."
Or not. Mom asked us to both look the same way. Now, she didn't have any treats, but she did say "please", so ...
|Cam and me. And Mom's shadow.|
We kept going along the southern perimeter and came upon the Trippy Trap Bridge.
|"Look, Cam! The Trippy Trap Bridge!"|
No trolls or gruff Billy Goats to be seen. We did check, just to make sure!
We came down the west side of the park and saw a man coming toward us with a dog. When we see someone coming, we pull over, sit, and wait patiently for them to pass. This is even for people without dogs. Why? Because some people might be afraid of us, some people actually don't care for dogs (I don't understand that one!), and if it IS someone with a pup, they might need some space! Here we are, on the other side of the street, being nice and calm, while we waited for the guy and his what looked to be a Malinois passed by:
|Me and Cam. Being very good girls.|
We don't normally stop that much in advance, but Mom wanted us to be able to rest in the shade. We had gone about 2.5 miles by then and it was getting toasty. She thought we could stand a break.
After they passed us by (and yes, Cammie, the Malinois was "cute" ... whatevs!), we turned up the main road toward home. We stopped by the entrance to the Hudson Trail for a quick photo op:
|Cam and me, up on the limestone chunks by the trail|
... then jumped down and headed home. It was a great walk! I'm pretty sure Mom got her gardening in, but I'm not sure. I remember getting a nice, long drink of water, laying down next to Cam, then Mom coming in the house covered in sweat and dirt, looking mighty pleased. She must have appreciated how hard Cam and I worked, guarding the house. Yeah. That must be it.
Thanks for coming on our walk with us!