Saturday, June 21, 2008

Fort Funston June 21st, 2008

Well it was 108 degrees in Antioch yesterday and it was suppose to be hotter today so I knew it was going to be a beach day. We (Sara, Colvin, Dixy, Grady, and I) left the house at 7:00 am. When we arrived at Fort Funston, it was already 79 degrees. Quite warm for Funston at anytime but even more so that early in the am. It was gorgeous though. The tide was low so there was plenty of beach for us to walk on.
When we first arrive at the beach, we were greeted by a rotting shark carcass. The dogs were thrilled and wondered what goddess thought so much of them that she would leave them such a gift. I, on the other hand, was horrified knowing how much my dogs love to roll in dead carcass and the lingering them that would end up in my car if I didn't prevent their fun. Fortunately, I was able to intervene and move them on. For those of you who haven't had the "pleasure" of smelling this odor, it is harder to remove than skunk spray. For those who do know the "pleasure", you can imagine how fast I moved to prevent it. Once we moved from the carcass, the dogs ran for all over while I searched for sea glass. I found a pocketful which has been added to my jar.
We spent a couple of hours at the beach and then headed home to the heat. All the pups are sleeping as I type, content with their dog life. Sometimes I am envious. :-)
Above is a picture of Dixy's head, Sara and Grady overlooking the water, and a random handglider.


Liz said...

Maybe we can meet at Ft. Funston some weekend. Great to see your blog!

Sylvia said...

Hi Pam & the kids!

What a great day you had (despite the rotting carcass - what fun, NOT! Glad you managed to divert the dogs from 'eau de stink". Loved the story & the pix and envy the beach! Really looking forward to reading your blog & hearing more about you, Sara and the rest of the Red Dawn Vizslas.

Lots of love & hugs,
Sylvia & the Varazs Vizslas

Dane said...

Hi Pam. Your blog is excellent. I book marked it so I will checking in frequently. Dane.