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Princely Boy


Right about now my husband, his cousin, Layla, this little prince, and I are hiking on the Appalachian Trail for a few days.

I'm probably miserable right now.

And stinky.

But this little guy...he's probably comfy and cozy and having a great time taking in the sights and sounds.

Oliver in the picture above is trying out his new princely carriage. I created it last weekend when I realized that I had to figure out some way to get a lazy boy across the miles!

You see, he is a little spoiled.  

OKAY.  SPECTACULARLY SPOILED.

He loves the woods and likes to walk...but not for more than a short distance.

I just could not bear to leave him at home.  We enjoy the woods near our home about every morning, but he likes to take them in style (usually in my arms) while Layla has fun trekking along the ground, sniffing, prancing, and having her own sort of fun.

Having to use Leki poles made carrying him a little hard...so THIS was invented.

Anyway...

In a few days, after I emerge from the trail all smelly and bitter - 

I'll have some tales to tell
and

I'll let you know how my little invention worked out.


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