Monday, October 12, 2009

...And a Good Time was Had by All

The Ice Cream social was a great success.

I had things mostly set up by about 1:30.

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(Note the puppies in the pen at the left)

Then it was just a question of waiting for the folks to arrive. Ashley arrived early so she could give Eliza her vaccinations and she took the "down" time to give Dexter a manicure.

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The first neighborhood guy arrived right on the dot at 2 p.m. (he was also the last to leave--and had four different cups of ice cream!). He brought a bowl of sliced strawberries and a container of hot fudge sauce. Yum! Then others started straggling in.

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Even the Don Saylor, Davis's Mayor Pro Tem showed up, and had a chat with Ned, who also came, with Marta.

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Don also took this picture to post to Facebook, along with all the photos he took at all the other neighborhood parties he attended, from ours at 2 p.m. until after dark.

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The puppies were a big hit.

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This little girl in particular loved all the puppies, but especially loved Dexter (who was more her size than the others)

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At the height, we may have had about 20 people, which was about double the number who came last year.

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I ran out of vanilla ice cream, but had plenty of chocolate, strawberry and blackberry left over at the end of the day. I feel very good about how it all went and think that we went out on a real high.

2 comments:

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

It looks like a lot of fun. I would like to know some of my neighbors better.

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

Oh...by the way I am mingling. :-)