bloggy doodle

bloggy doodle (n. - blog-ee dood-l): a peek into the life of a teacher mama and police recruit daddy and their reasons for being: a brown-eyed, blonde-haired little boy and his furry, four-legged partner in crime...and coming soon, a baby girl!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

boy's best friend

A boy and his dog make a glorious pair,
No better friendship is found anywhere.
(excerpt from A Boy and His Dog by Edgar Guest)

Welcome home, Hamilton!

Guard dog.

Snuggle buddies.

Doggie love seat.

Teaching Hamilton to keep his eye on the ball.

What Hamilton would look like with blond hair.

Christmas Card 2010.

Santa's Little Helpers.

Napping cheek to cheek.

This footrest sure is fluffy.

On top of Old Foster, all covered with fur...

We all need somebody to lean on.

One bone for you. One bone for me.

Hold me.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Best friends for 7 months and counting.

What's this taste like?

Foster doubles as a seat while Hamilton plays.

Last week, Hamilton caught on to 
Foster's favorite passtime, throwing the Kong.
We're not sure who enjoys it more, the baby or the dog!

happy father's day!

Happy 1st Father's Day to Justin! Hamilton is one lucky little boy to have such a loving and proud daddy! It is a joy to witness this special father-son bond every day...

Just minutes after becoming a father.

One of Hamilton's favorite snuggle spots.

It's hard to believe our baby was ever THIS small!

Daddy with his two sons.

Like father, like son.

Showing Hamilton how to walk the walk.

  Teaching Hamilton that a bow tie says,
"I want to be formal, but I like to party."

Snow Day with Daddy!

When you snooze, you lose...unless you are in Daddy's armpit.

Comforting Hamilton after UK's emotional loss in the NCAA tournament.

Dads never pass up an opportunity to pose for a cheesy photo!

Will Hamilton follow in Justin's football footsteps?

Taking a tour of the weight room at UK.

Taking a break after helping Daddy with yard work.

Shower with Daddy.

Reading Daddy's palm: You have a very bright future as a Daddy!

First day at the pool!

Petting Polar Bear hair at the Louisville Zoo.

Tub time!

Happy Dada's Day! Love, Hamilton

And now, for your viewing pleasure (and hopefully, a few laughs out loud), here is "Dad Life." This video celebrates everything that we love about dads. Enjoy!