BC: What's as large as a pony and as irresistible as ice cream? Lilly the Great Dane! In this follow up to last years best seller you can follow Lilly and her family and friends in their 2010 adventures. You'll never need to ask, "Where's the chicken?" when Lilly's around. She's the neighborhood's favorite chicken bandit, and if you don't watch out she'll steal your heart...and then your chicken. If you need to brighten your day, here's the dog that can do it as she fetches you a book full of antics that will leave you with a smile as big as she is so don't miss a page!
1: We had a lot of fun this year! Have fun looking at these photos from some of our adventures! Remember, as far as anyone knows we are a normal family Enjoy!
2: Problem: How do you move large logs down a hill? Solution: On the spot, MacGyver invents a log roller you can steer!
3: And away we go! | Lilly escorts dad down the hill to make sure everything goes alright
4: This was the first snow of the year. We had a ball playing in it at the sandpit!
6: The first snow of the year! Wooo Hooo!
7: Dad gets Lilly excited to run! Come on Lilly!
8: Lilly romps her heart out! She loves the snow!
9: Time for a break. No water bowl? No problem. Dad makes a snow ball for Lilly to lick!
10: Look at all the tracks I'm leaving!
11: Where are we going? | What's under the snow Lilly? Find it!
12: What cha doin'?
13: Little did we know that this was not to be the only snow of the year. The next snow storm was HUGE!
14: Lilly bounding out of the garage into three feet of snow! | Look how high up her legs the snow goes!
15: Lilly is trying to figure out what is going on She had to leap over snow to get out there She has never seen so this deep! | Where exactly am I supposed to do my business here?
16: Then we had ANOTHER storm that was even bigger!
17: Waist high snow in Karen's back yard!
18: I'm not with him | I'm not sure I want to come off the deck. That snow looks deep!
19: I'm not to sure about this but I'll try it!
21: Hey Lilly, are your feet getting cold? Let's run!
22: These paths are a tight squeeze! | I'm stuck!
23: These three are gonna have frozen legs!
24: Race you back to the house! | Yeah, let's go get some warm biscuits!
25: Big smooch for playing in the snow all day with us!
26: Okay, enough snow! What does everyone like when they come in from the snow? A warm snack!
27: Chicken? Don't mind it I do!
28: More chicken? Yes please! | MMMM!!
29: You have chicken to?!?! Do you have a chicken farm?
30: The snow is melting and warmer days are ahead! Spring and summer are almost here!
31: All the melting water is filling up my wading pool!
32: Lilly finds a place clear of snow to nap
33: Lilly can make anything into a toy! | Catch me if you can!
34: Attack the jug! Don't let it get away!
35: Okay, I'm done, I'll drop it in the water and run! | Try and take the jug Grandpa!
36: Out for a fine afternoon
37: What? You've never seen a dog in the woods laying on a blanket with a gun case for a pillow?
38: Dad gives Lisa Chainsaw 101 Lesson
39: Gonna move that log!
40: Wait, what's going on? You're gonna drag THAT log? Hey, can I get out please? Where's my mom?!
41: I think the window is low enough, I'm gonna make a break for it!
42: We went on several field trips this year. We went to a winery, to the Air and Space Museum at Dulles, to Rust Sanctuary Park, Algonkian Park and to Great Falls Park.
43: Vineyard Trip
45: Okay, take the wine away from these two! | Have you been drinking young lady?
46: Air and Space Museum Trip
48: Hey! We could hook up a generator to this and have a huge fan for the sandpit! Okay MacGyver, we are not getting out of here with that thing so no big ideas!
49: Pilot? Check. Co-pilots? Check. I'd keep an eye on that third one though. | Who are we kidding? Don't let any of these people fly your plane!
51: Great Falls Park overlooking the Potomac River Aren't they a lovely couple?
52: Algonkian Regional Park | Dad taught Lilly to jump over the horse jumps last year and now she jumps over everything!
53: Wading in the Potomac River at Algonkian Park | Ahhh, river water Grandpa, what happens if you swallow a minnow?
54: Potomac River view at Great Falls Park
55: Dad trying his hand at the Atlatl
57: We also visited this stately home at Rust Sanctuary
58: Summertime is here! That means time for the pool! We got a new pool this year and we used it all summer.
59: Kick your flip flops off Sydney! Let's get in the pool! | Oooo, the water is nice!
60: Okay, let's get something straight... No peeing in the pool okay?
61: The girls love their pool!
62: Thank you for bringing the pool! Now, let's go get a frosty paw!
63: This summer we also discovered a furry little friend living in the bushes at Jim and Karen's house. Lilly and Sydney had quite a time once they discovered the little critter.
64: Lilly! Did you see that? What is it?!?
65: I think I can get it! Ooo, it ran to the other side! | I saw it come down here, come on Lilly!
66: I see it! It's a chipmunk!
67: A little help please!
68: Grandpa's got chicken! (he must have a chicken farm) I'll sit! I'll shake! I'll lay down! | Anything for that chicken!
69: Lilly loves chicken nuggets! | I'll watch the bag, don't you worry.
70: We stayed cool at the sandpit thanks to Grandpa! He brought the fan (with battery) and we each had an umbrella. Am I spoiled or what!
71: Lilly loves to lay behind Grandpa. She can't get close enough!
72: It's my birthday!
73: Is this for me?
74: Looks good... Smells good...
75: Tastes good... Okay, I'll be over here You didn't want any did you?
76: Pele escorted us to the tomato garden He even "assisted" us in picking them
77: Pele loves tomato's! | Catch! | Up he goes! | Got it!
78: Summertime comes to an close and it starts to cool off but the fun does not stop!
79: Any day at the "playground" is a good day!!!
80: There is always something good and smelly to roll in at the playground !
81: Then I run to give you a big kiss!
82: The leaves are turning at the sandpit
83: Sydney and Lilly pose for a fall photo
84: Like our scarves? Lilly's has skeletons and Sydney's has pumpkins. Come on smile Lilly! Don't look so serious!
85: Lilly's mom tries her hand at carving Scooby Doo into a pumpkin! What do you think?
86: It's Thanksgiving so that must mean the dog show is on tv! Hmmm, he's not so hot | I could do that
87: What?!? You have to be kidding, you picked that one for best in show!?! Are you serious!!
88: What are these two up to now? One has a long pole with a saw and the other a fishing net. This ought to be good!
89: Even Lilly can't figure this one out! | Picking pears! Of course, wasn't it obvious?
90: Cars were slowing down to try to figure out what was going on here!
91: Even Mom got in on it! | Lilly comes over to supervise
92: Are you ready? | Get the net up!
93: Good catch! | Everyone enjoys the pears!
94: Hold on, I am going to have to inspect that before you take it into the house.
95: Smells good to me but I'll have to taste test this first
96: Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night