Posted on January 18, 2014
Girl VS bee
I hope you’re not getting tired of seeing a million pics of the beach, because this post is filled with even more. If it helps, Bam makes an appearance in quite a few of them.
Before we headed to the dog beach, I got a pedicure. My paws were starting to resemble gargoyle or something gnarly like that. Plus the warm weather calls for neon pink polish.
And what do ya know, there just happened to be a Starbucks where I was running errands and of course I stopped in for a Double Shot.
I could tell Bam needed an energy extraction, so we spent the afternoon at the off leash dog beach in Carmel. If you’re ever in the area with your pup, this is the place to be. Carmel is known to be one of the most dog friendly cities around. Some restaurants even have a dog menu. File that under #stufficantmakeup
Bam & I are so much alike –energy level, love to explore, love being outdoors, I could go on.
Just in case you’re curious, here’s a little about the Jack Russell breed:
- Exercise. Of course every dog needs exercise, but JR’s need even more. They need a lot of space to run & play.
- They are a very smart breed and will find ways to outsmart you. Bam is so cleaver sometimes he shocks the heck out of me.
- Don’t expect them to stop. With age, they will slow down a bit, but they will most likely be like Tigger forever. Boing boing boing.
- They thrive off of companionship. He follows us around the house. If I’m chilling on the couch, buzzing around cleaning, or getting ready for the day, Bam is right next to me. And I love it!
If this picture doesn’t make you smile, there’s probably something wrong.
We explored the beach, Bam explored some rocks + made lots of friends along the way. Well, except the owner of an unattended backpack. In Bam’s defense, if it’s outside and he can’t eat it or screw it, he’s going to pee on it.
It was all fun & games until someone stepped on a bee. On the bright side, I pulled the stinger out and walked in the ocean which took the sting right away. So the moral of the story is, if you ever get stung, make sure there’s a ocean near by.
I finally got him to slow down long enough to snap a pic with me. This is his hurry up mom, there’s a bird I want to-ohh a butterfly…look.
So I let him run around like a crazy man and worked on my suntan.
We explored some more on the way back. I’m pretty sure he has no fear.
I’ve been taking advantage of the incredible weather & my time off. Pretty soon I’ll be back on the course and a crazy busy schedule. Of course I love everything I do, but it’s really nice to have zero plans and no place to be. I just go wherever the day takes me.
Gosh now I sound like I’m turning into a carefree hippie chick. Someone give me a dirt road STAT.
So much for that pedi.
Dog owners, what breed is your pup? Tell me all about them!
Have you ever been stung by a bee?
Yep, when I was a kid. I did a cartwheel in the grass and got stung in the palm of my hand.
Are you allergic to anything?
Not that I know of, but I guess there’s only one way to find out. Mike on the other hand is highly allergic to bee stings. He has to carry an epi pen. He’s also allergic to penicillin, mold, cats and a bunch of other things I can’t remember.