Sunday, July 17, 2011
Happy Birthday, Halley
Halley turns 4 today. She has been with us since last August, when our daughter was getting ready to be deployed to the Middle East. Happily, she returned to the states safe and sound many months ago, yet we still have Halley with us.
We realized that today was her birthday by one of those odd juxtapositions of events. When we arrived at our current campground, we were asked for proof of a current rabies vaccination. When we managed to find it, we also noted that today was her birthday.
She started life, we believe, in Mississippi and was sent to Las Vegas in a cardboard box to a pet store. This is where Katie found her, in poor condition and looking very sad. She could not help herself and took pity on her and took her home. The rest is history.
So today, her birthday present is that we are abandoning the guest label and accepting her as a full time addition to our travel team. She has a permanent home again.