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Fun in White Clay Creek

My favorite part of the day is when I get the opportunity to take my little dogs into a nearby park to frolic in the woods.  This trail is a nice and lengthy 3.1 miles for their little legs, giving them a little exercise and fun.  It's particularly nice when I get a chance to do it in the morning, because there are very few other folks around, making for a mostly nice and quiet adventure.  [Oliver really loves to bark like crazy at anything that makes a noise...but especially the mountain bikers and other runners...very annoying]

Oliver and Layla near the beginning of the wood

For those questioning my love for my dogs...Not to worry, the dogs are leashed.  I photoshoped out the leashes in many of these shots.

Pretty Layla wondering what I'm doing with my camera
Layla resting on a bike ramp

There are two fields that when there aren't many people around, I'll let them run free and off their leashes.  Here Layla was taunting Oliver trying to get him to chase her.  They get SO happy when they see that we're approaching this field, because they know I'm gonna set them free.

What a great smile Layla has, yes?

Oliver is so used to the camera now that all I have to do is say, "Sit" and "Look here".  He is such a great poser!

Near the end of our walk, the clouds were really moving in and these GIANT turkey vultures were looking for a snack!


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