Elaborating on a Picnic

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The age-old tradition of picnicking will always be a part of our cultural landscape. How many of us recall these famous lyrics?

It sure is mellow grazin’ in the grass,

What a trip just watchin’ as the world goes past.

The sun beamin’ down between the leaves,

and the bir-ir-ir-irds dartin’ in and out of the trees.

Ahh, the sounds of summer and the nostalgic tunes that remind us how great it is just lazing in the grass. Appreciation of nature – this is the essence of a picnic. There’s also a style to picnicking. In fact, there are three styles and although each is different, they share common denominators. Continue reading

Pets Make Summer Fun

dog picnic

It’s a well-known fact that pets who are treated like family members are happier and healthier. After all, pets are not so different from us! They love good food, a cool drink, a comfortable place to sleep and having a fair amount of fun time. Some pets love to work, others love to play and some prefer to do as little as possible. Hmmm…sounds like some folks I know! Certain breeds are loyal only to a few, while others will give their attention to any friendly face that comes along, but one thing is for sure, they all enjoy hugs and reassurances and when given love and care, they thrive just as we do. Continue reading