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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Is there anything more joyful than a child with her new puppy?

Tessa is so in love with Louis (pronounced like Louis Armstrong).

girl with new puppy

That look on her face says it all.

Louis is a golden doodle/springer spaniel mix and he is a very smart and very sweet ten week old puppy. (yes he is going to be a big dog, projected to weigh in at around 60 pounds when fully grown.)

The very first day Tessa taught him to sit. I had a shihtzu for 12 years who just looked at me like I was crazy when I told her to sit. 

We had a lot of fun running around the yard playing. Okay, they played and I got dizzy trying to film them.

I am in a slowed down holiday mood and will be settling down with the new book I picked up yesterday.

All of that running around I didn't do yesterday really tired me out.

It's a new Stephanie Plum mystery by Janet Evanovich and I can't wait to dig into it. 

Game On Janet Evanovich

Game On: Tempting twenty-eight.

From Amazon:

When Stephanie Plum is woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of footsteps in her apartment, she wishes she didn’t keep her gun in the cookie jar in her kitchen. And when she finds out the intruder is fellow apprehension agent Diesel, six feet of hard muscle and bad attitude who she hasn’t seen in more than two years, she still thinks the gun might come in handy.

Turns out Diesel and Stephanie are on the trail of the same fugitive: Oswald Wednesday, an international computer hacker as brilliant as he is ruthless. Stephanie may not be the most technologically savvy sleuth, but she more than makes up for that with her dogged determination, her understanding of human nature, and her willingness to do just about anything to bring a fugitive to justice. Unsure if Diesel is her partner or her competition in this case, she’ll need to watch her back every step of the way as she sets the stage to draw Wednesday out from behind his computer and into the real world.

Looks like a fun read.

Time to whip up some hot chocolate and toss the unopened mail off my ottoman so that I can put my feet up. 

Have a great day.

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  1. Sounds like a great read. Enjoy your new book. Awww putting your feet up and hot cup of cocoa and a good book. Heaven! Enjoy. Louis is so cute and a big boy for sure. How fun to have a new family member in your group. Merry Christmas Laura. xoxo

  2. Oh such a sweet puppy! I had a Water Spaniel springer mix when I was in my 20's.. she was my pal and companion for 16 years and I loved her dearly. That breed is so sweet and loyal and wonderful! I also love Stephanie Plum mysteries and have read many. It's been awhile so will have to get caught up.. yes I'm in slow down mode now as almost everything is done.. so the 24th will be my relax day, food day and TV day.. with hot cocoa of course and maybe some popcorn (or a little wine spritzer?). Enjoy! Marilyn

  3. A new puppy for Christmas! What a happy family they will be this Christmas week. Enjoy your holidays.

  4. Tessa and Louis look like they are already forever friends! Have a Merry Christmas, Laura, and all the best to you in the new year.


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