Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Our daily dose of Jack!

As you know, Easton and I were in Tucson last week and had the special privilege of meeting a legend. Yes, I'm talking about Jack; the (almost) four year old Yellow Lab who's sole purpose on this earth is to bring excitement and exercise to The Tall Guy's (Jack's Dad) life.
Jack and The Tall Guy's blog

We met up at McDonald park in NE Tucson. KT, Easton, Debbie (our Tucson hostess), Sophie and Mia piled into the dog bus and headed out for the short 3 mile drive. As we approached the dog park, we noticed a few dogs and humans having a barking good time. There was no mistaking Jack, the only Yellow Lab, running around with a plastic dog bowl in his mouth being pursued by a big guy with a camera around his neck. The rest of our visit was absolutely delightful as we came to this immediate conclusion: the Tall Guy takes no artistic license when he creates his Jack posts and in writing his wonderful BOOK. Jack is all that and then some.

My favorite Jack moments:

  • Emptying the large, stainless steel water bowl by planting both front paws in the water filled bowl and digging like crazy until every drop is gone.
  • Trotting around, socializing and then suddenly making a beeline for something plastic or wood that he carries off to "modify" as only Jack can.
  • Jack is a good natured dog who is very social and loves everybody. He'll share his muddy paws with you, usually around the area of one's er....... underwear!
  • Just being around Jack's energy will put a smile on anyone's face. He truly is one of a kind.

Here are a few pictures that I took. Thanks for the play date Jack. We'll never forget you.

The park, nice size, grass, pleasant owners, fun dogs - a good time was had by all

- JACK -

Easton and Jack - eyeing the poor, plastic red Frisbee (it had a short life that day)

TG and Jack with Easton - refilling the water bowl one more time!

Refueling the Jack machine, with Easton looking on.

TG and Easton - "smile"

Dog park fun, from L-R, Jack, Daisy, Easton, Dallas (the zoomy king), Sophie and Debbie
(notice the pink poop bag holder, Nice Touch)


Finn said...

A fun day that will never be forgotten!

Mimi and CC Cabana said...

That's so cool! I love meeting blog buddies!

JackDaddy said...

He's one of a kind all right!! Hope to see you and Easton on your next trip!

Homer said...

Easton! You are so lucky to meet up with jack and his pack! I bet you had lots of fun; I wish I was there! :)


Meeka said...

You sure looked tired and happy with your tongue sticking out.

Daisy said...

Aw, what fun! Loved the pictures.

Thank you for following my blog. Am I allowed to comment here if I don't have a picture of a dog as my avatar? I feel a little out of place. Haha! Have a nice weekend. :)

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Oh how I wish The Land of The Blast Furnace was khloser -

Woo need a Sibe to shake up things!

Thanks fur sharing YOUR daily dose of Jack!

PeeEssWoo: One of The Thundering Herd empties their water bukhket like that too!

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