my friend heidi was here for a visit back in november and she took this photo of atlas and me. it's four of my favorite things: my beloved foiry (his latest nickname - it was "my beloved furry" and then i adapted it), nature, the pacific northwest, and autumn. love.
i am so happy to have this photo. i have three photos of atlas and me that i love. one is from 2003. one is from 2007. and now i have this one from 2011. interestingly, they were all taken in autumn, they were all taken outdoors, and we both look pretty much the same in all of them.
goodness, do i love this dog. i tell him that i love him more than the sun, the moon, and all the stars, and i mean every word of it. even when he's saucy. and i must say that since he turned 8 1/2, he seems extra-determined to get what he wants when he really wants something. it's sort of like he got up one morning and thought, "hey! i'm getting old! we shall do what i want from here on out." not that we weren't mostly doing that already ..