After a while of remaining alive, she adopted a better mood. Especially when several families of monkeys came by to say hello.
No idea what was in that hole, and no one was too keen to put their hand in, either.
Random caterpillar shot Grace snapped.
Mitch and I celebrated and the children mourned the last day of summer vacation with a traditional Brazilian barbecue, and then off to bed nice and early for my little darlings.
And here they are, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at the crack of dawn this morning:
Yes, I locked them out of the gate. I didn't want to take a chance that they'd sneak back in.
See ya, suckers!
I sent Mitch off to return the 3rd grade classroom goldfish that we kept alive for six weeks (I know! I can't believe it either) and came in to my blissfully empty house. After doing some chores, I put on my workout clothes and headed back out to take the dog for a walk around the lake. This was the scene that greeted me: