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March 21 update

Posted by peacockspetcare on March 1, 2021 at 12:05 PM

As you can imagine it has still been very quiet during this latest lockdown.

I have had a few of my regulars still needing walks due to work or shielding so have been able to get out and about regularly. Even bumped into a few of our regular boarders and owners on our walks so been lovely to see them and say Hello so they know I haven't vanished completely.

The weather has been all over the place so had a real mix of walks, even in the space of a couple of days it changes so much. No coats needed the last few days but today it was chilly again. Some of the dogs love the cold and snow, Biffy loves to catch a snowball though even he has had enough of the cold by the end of the hour. The sun's reappearance and slightly warmer days meant that old boy Herbie has been able to join us a couple of times which has been lovely. Poor thing can't cope with the old so we don't inflict it on him, his Grandson Buddy doesn't even bat an eyelid at leaving him behind.

The boarding has been almost non-existent unsurprisingly, had a couple of days where people have needed me for authorised days away from Bury but otherwise we are just counting down the days, like the rest of the world I suspect, until people can go on holidays again. Fingers crossed!

Looking forward to a time when I can welcome back all of my furry friends and have lots of cuddles and trips to the beach with them!

Hope you are all safe and well!

Latest update - Lockdown 3

Posted by peacockspetcare on January 16, 2021 at 11:25 AM

Sadly this virus isn't going away as quickly as hoped but I sincerely hope you are all safe and well.

As you can imagine the impact on businesses like mine is quite wide reaching but thanks to my loyal customers and the government grants we are hanging on in there.

We are now in the 3rd Lockdown and under government guidelines and recommendations from the CFSG I can continue trading. Obviously the dog boarding is not happening as nobody is able to go anywhere but the walking is continuing. During this lockdown I have about half the number of dogs to walk that I normally would as some work places are insisting workers go into the workplace unlike the work from home scenario in the first lockdown. I also have a couple of vulnerable owners that I walk for so am unable to offer a walking service for anybody who is isolating due to a positive test result.

Hopefully when this starts to abate we can see a return to normal!

Take care everyone!


Posted by peacockspetcare on May 17, 2020 at 9:05 AM

Who knew when I wrote my last entry that Coronoavirus was going to become a pandemic around the world. Back then it was just something in China that had cancelled my daugter's school trip there.

As you can imagine the effects for us have been the same as for many businesses around the world and caused us to ground to a halt!

Whilst we are able to offer our services they have had to adjust and due to lockdown, home working and travel restrictions there is actually very little for me to do. Thankfully we have government financial support so it is not as stressful as it could be.

Hopefully once this is over then we can pick up and start to rebuild a new normal.

As holidays get cancelled I have had numerous cancellations for both boarding and visits which is understandable.

If you find you are suddenly able to go away, either in the UK or abroad I may be able to help you out. Please do not hesitate to ask. I have updated my calendar but as we all know things are very fluid at the moment.

We hope that you and your loved ones, human and animal, are all keeping safe and healthy during this time!

The first month of 2020 done and dusted

Posted by peacockspetcare on February 19, 2020 at 9:35 AM

The year has started as busy as it finished, making lots of new friends as well as old ones returning for a holiday.

New boys Fred and Lenny arrived for their stay, they were great characters and as you can see from the photos poor Fred was a seat for Lenny at times! Hope to see them again soon!

Tess and then Riley arrived for a stay over the same weekend, both are big softies though they were very perplexed when Dotty joined us on the Sunday and dived straight into the flooded ditch! Springers don't seem to be able to resist that ditch when it's full!

Little Frida has been in and out on her stays, each time she is a bit bigger than her first trip, she'll be fully grown before we know it!

We then had Frodo the Cockapoo in for a stay, a very cute and cuddly chap but his stay was made complete when he met Tiffin the Cavapoo. They went crazy for each other! It's so lovely when my boarders hit it off so well!

Kia and Harvey had a short break, followed by the return of Izzie and Millie and Bailey for their holidays.

Walks have now continued as normal, lots of trips to King's Forest, Hardwick Heath and Ickworth Park as well as local walks for the dogs in their area.

I have also been back visiting my feline friend Candy, enjoying laptime as she purrs away.

We all survived Storm Ciara unscathed, went in to hibernation on Sunday with the dogs having the odd garden break but otherwise not keen on being out in that noisy wind themselves!

Spring in Suffolk

Posted by peacockspetcare on May 11, 2019 at 11:10 AM

How erratic has our weather been? First sunny and only T-shirts needed and then there is the day we got hailed on, couple of not very happy dogs that day! Then of course we have had the rain and sun on the same day.

On Wednesday I had three very unhappy dogs in the pouring rain whilst the two Springers didn't have a care!

On Thursday we had an encounter with a Slow worm and then later in the walk we saw what we thought was a pile of manure only to discover as one of the dogs went up to it that it was in fact a swarm of ground dwelling 'miner' bees. Poor Benji ended up with a stung nose and leg but luckily apart from a little swelling he survived, luckily one of his humans was home from Uni to administer TLC for him.

After being rejoined by Marley and Jess for their holiday they have now gone and we currently have Kia and Harvey in. Harvey is up for walks regardless of the weather, he is like a polar bear and has a dark skin under his white coat so changes colour in the rain, but Kia is a proper sulker!

Looking forward to more of the changing weather conditions of the English Spring!

Facebook blog updated more regularly - apologies

Posted by peacockspetcare on April 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM

It has been all go over the Easter Holidays. I have been visiting lots of my cat friends over the past few weeks and continue to visit some for the next couple of weeks too.

Once we got into the school holidays a few of my dogs went on their holidays and didn't need walks whilst my regular walkers Bertie and Oreo came to stay with me for their holidays.

We also have elderly Jess in who would quite happily spend forever asleep, she loves the idea of walks but the reality is something different!

We have had the usual trips to the forest, Hardwick Heath and Nowton Park as well as a couple of trips up to Norfolk.

The heat rose which saw our walks adjusted accordingly, the rain this morning was a welcome respite for them.

We are now out of the school holidays and returning to the normal routines. Bailey the Cocker has now come in for his holiday. He was a tad excited!

From snow to sun in less than a month!

Posted by peacockspetcare on February 19, 2019 at 11:45 AM

What a funny few weeks, we have gone from the snow a few weeks ago to these mild temperatures we have had now,

The dogs and I have been enjoying the warmer weather now, though surprisingly the little ones who normally sulk in bad weather weren't too fazed by the snow.

My guinea pigs who moved in for the cold spell are now enjoying a spell in the outside run!

We have had a couple of old friend's return. Both Emma and Toto came back for a short break with us, we have also had a new friend in, Jess the elderly Lab.

I have been back visiting a number of cat friends over the last few weeks, with the usual mixed reactions from them.

Hoping this weather stays nice for all the furry's out there!

Happy New year 2019

Posted by peacockspetcare on January 15, 2019 at 12:30 PM

Two weeks in to 2019 already!

We hope you are all having a good one so far.

We waved off Holly-Belle then Pip and Benji after their owners returned from their exciting jaunts around the world.

We then had a new girl come and stay, Lucy the Lurcher was a little shy at first but soon settled in and we discovered she loves a good cuddle!

Then it was time for Riley to return. He is still as cheeky as ever and enjoyed his trips out with the other dogs, walks with just us is just plain boring!

The walks are now returning to normal after the Christmas and New Year working weeks and we have had trips to the forest, Hardwick Heath and Ickworth Park.

Sadly one of our own guinea pigs passed away on Sunday, at nearly 6 we were not too surprised but still sad and are now currently doing a gradual introduction to the remaining two. Crunchie is happy on his own but Bueno has always lived with Aero so we are hoping that the boys will become friends.

Hope you are all well and enjoying walks and time with your furry friends.

Farewell 2018

Posted by peacockspetcare on December 30, 2018 at 5:20 PM

We hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and are looking forward to a great 2019!

We have had the pleasure of Holly-Belle, Pip and Benji for the full Christmas/New Year period and loved having them and they seem to have thoroughly enjoyed their walks and cuddles and fuss.

They loved our Christmas Day trip to Felixstowe beach, Pip and HB were straight in the sea, Benji keeps his distance. A bit later Charlotte was in too for a Hospice dip.

Before Christmas we have had Jess and Marley back in for a holiday. We have made new friends in Abby the Lab and George the Cockapoo, two very cute dogs we loved having to stay.

I have been visiting lots of my cat friends again. The usual mixed response from them all.

It's been lovely to have so many warm and sunny days out it's hard to believe that it is winter. Hopefully we will have many more lush walking days.

Wishing you all well for 2019

Return from holiday and Heatwave continues

Posted by peacockspetcare on August 6, 2018 at 12:55 PM

Back from holiday and straight away visiting our furry friends. Whilst I do love a holiday and we had a brilliant time I have to admit I do miss my dogs!

Of course the weather has made this job a little trickier as it is all about ensuring they stay safe and cool. So we have managed walks when the heatwave broke (humans and dogs running around in the rain that first night!) but otherwise it has been a lot of garden play. Paddling pool has mixed reviews whilst it takes some of the dogs a while to realise the benefits of water pistols (catching it mid-air is fun though for most), have resorted to setting up various shaded areas to help them all out but after a bit of time indoors the cooler inside rooms become the favourite spot to hang out.

With school holidays we have been very busy with both boarding but also visiting our feline friends. Some happier to see me than others.

We have had to wave off Trippy as he moves away with Mum and Dad's new job, we already missing him!

Hope you and your furry friends are surviving this heat, remember that even if the sun isn't out to check the temperature, it is the heat than kill them not the sun. Even early or late it can still be too hot to safely walk, they are relying on us to keep them safe, as they would happily run and play till they collapse! Stay safe!!


Posted by peacockspetcare on July 12, 2018 at 2:05 PM

It has been a very busy and very very hot month!

I hope all of you and your furry friends have managed to keep cool these last few weeks.

We have been relieved to finally have cooler weather the last few days as it seemed like weeks of house visits and garden play back here! The dogs love a get together and a play in the garden but I think like me they were ready to really stretch their legs and run around and explore again.

The forest, like my garden, is very yellow, a reminder of how flammable it is out there. I hope all the wildlife has found relief and some water!

We have had Oscar back for holiday as well as Heston, Trippy, Poppy and we met the lovely Jetta's sisters Molly and Honey (she would have had fun playing with them!) A London dog called Arlo came down for a night, he was very cute and he and Trippy hit it off.

The school holidays start soon (and the weather will probably turn wet then) so the chaos and dogs in and out really starts then!

Weather looks to be heating up so remember lots of water, paddling pools and shade is better for the dogs than a walk in the baking sun!

Busy few months starting 2018

Posted by peacockspetcare on April 28, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Been a while since I updated, a whole school term. an entire Easter has been and gone and my twins are rapidly approaching their GCSE exams.

We have had a number of furry friends in and out of the past couple of months, Lisa has had a few stays with us again as well as Mischa, Izzie and Millie, Tommy, Monty, Holly-Belle and Hamish and Stanley have all been back to stay with us again and we've loved seeing them all again for cuddles and play. Two new dogs arrived for a stay, Kia and Harvey, they settled straight in and love lots of fuss and attention and playing in the garden.

The walks have as usual been varied, trips to the forest at the moment are eventful as I am never quite sure which corner I will turn to find the path closed for tree felling. We seem to be narrowed down to just a couple of loops at the moment.

In the heat last week we spent some time in the shade and had a trip to the pond for a few of the dogs to have a dip.

Poor Albie had a mishap, possibly catching a ball, which caused one of his fangs to break. Sadly it meant he had to lose the tooth as it could have lead to infection, he will now have an extra special smile!

I've been keeping very busy with all of my visits, walks and boarders and after the sun from last week this week has seen a bit more rain dodging going on, especially as the little ones get a bit sulky with wet paws!

We have an old friend in at the moment, Bailey the Cocker, and a new girl in for the night, Jessie a Cockapoo, who has settled straight in.

I hope you and your furry pals are all well!

2018 already

Posted by peacockspetcare on January 22, 2018 at 9:55 AM

Oops, it looks like I've been updating my Facebook page and forgetting the pages for blogging and photos on here.

It has been a funny start to 2018 weather wise, just last week alone I got thoroughly drenched one day, out in the sun another day, heavy winds another and snow a fourth and too warm for a zipped up coat today! Even the hardier dogs weren't too sure about the torrential rain, good job I didn't have the little ones that day! The Boxers who are staying with us enjoyed charging about in the snow yesterday, not that it lasted long!

After a busy Christmas and New Year it has been nice to settle back down to normal routines with the dogs. We have had our usual trips to the local areas, the forest, Hardwick Heath and Nowton Park. Though after the winds overnight and into Thursday morning we avoided all the wooded areas so that no loose branches or uprooted trees headed toward us!

After a week boarding with us Mischa came back for another night whilst her owners had a day out. She was quickly followed by new boy, Oscar, he is a big cuddly chocolate Lab and he quickly settled in. Ronnie and Reggie are now in for their long stay and have made themselves right at home, currently both squashed up against me on the sofa, all that space but they must squeeze right in to me! 

I visited a few cat friends and a guinea pig last week. Like my own the guinea pig was straight to the bars of his cage wheeking for his greens.

Sadly we lost one of our own guinea pigs on Wednesday, after some weight loss the vets found an abnormal internal lump, as he was elderly it was decided he wouldn't survive an op so we let him go peacefully. 

Winter is coming...

Posted by peacockspetcare on November 7, 2017 at 4:00 AM

It has been a busy few weeks again. Heston came and spent a couple of weeks with us, he thinks that our house is his second home and makes himself very comfy. He is so good with all the other dogs that come and stay too, though he is very vocal when he gets really excited playing which can sound quite intimidating if you've just met him.

Over the course of the school half term holiday we were rejoined by Penelope, Holly-Belle and Billy. We had trips to the coast, Penelope and Billy are still not fans of the sea or getting their paws wet!

Lots of forest trips and visits to the various local parks. For a change I took Buddy and Herbie over to Hardwick Heath as usually stick to the forest which is closer to them and Herbie loved it, he was prancing all over the fields at the Heath where normally he doesn't stray too far from my side but he thoroughly loved exploring and meeting new dogs.

I have had lots of cat visits again, Heston's cats Snoops and Minx are getting elderly and now both love me and fuss and attention. Penelope's cat Rae was a bit more elusive, loves attention but clearly hanging out round the neighbourhood is more fun!

I saw Adam,and under the bed Cookie, for a couple of visits. I also went to visit Mavis for a few visits, it was strange just seeing her as sadly her brother suddenly got very sick and passed away unexpectedly. Considering that she is the one with renal problems it was even more of a surprise to see him go first.

After a few T-shirt walks at the end of October yesterday's frost confirmed that we are definitely heading from Autumn through to Winter. I'll have a few sulky dogs who don't like being cold or wet to contend with over the next few months!

Spooky yellow sky this afternoon

Posted by peacockspetcare on October 16, 2017 at 11:40 AM

As I write this the skies have gone a funny, slightly creepy, yellow colour and one of my boarders is not keen! Side effect of Storm Ophelia I presume, though hopefully here in Suffolk we miss the worst of it!

It has been far too long since I caught up on Facebook, busy busy with all my furry friends, and in GCSE year my twins too.

Since I last wrote we have had old friends in to stay; Pash and Trippy both boarded. We also made new friends; Tommy, a Welsh Collie, came in for a long weekend and I am now with S and H, 2 little terrier dogs

I have also added an old friend to the walking rota, I am now seeing Marley the Retriever once a week.

My usual gang have all been enjoying their regular walks with our forest trips as well as Hardwick Heath and Ickworth Park as well as my local countryside.Every boarder has a trip to Nowton Park to say Hello to the Big Panda there, always a varied reaction, some growl, some edge closer and some don't even notice it.

I also had a couple of weeks walking a lovely old girl. Maisie is a 14 year old Springer, hearing and sight going but she still loved to chase her ball, no thrower required for the distance she likes to run.

After struggling with a car that did not want to play ball we have finally replaced it. Trippy joined us for a run to the seaside and it got a thumbs up from him for nice and spacey!

I popped in on my bunny pals at the weekend, Ben and Bonnie. She has a bit of a booboo on her side that Ben has been looking after, he does love her. My guinea pigs are less sympathetic to their poorly friends,

I keep stopping to try and get a photo of S staring out of the window at the sky but he keeps jumping at just the wrong moment.


Keep safe out there in whatever weather you are experiencing.

Return of some old friends

Posted by peacockspetcare on September 25, 2017 at 5:35 AM

After 3 weeks with us Tess has gone back home, it's always really weird after a long time with a dog to suddenly not have them there! She was a star and we could really see the difference since she first started staying as a puppy and now she is nearly 2!

Emma, the Retriever, also returned for a holiday. It has been a while since we last saw her and she was little unsure at first but soon settled in. The pair of them were funny as some of the walks with them would consist of just standing there, refusing to walk and just eating grass!

She went home on Saturday though being a Retriever I suspect I shall be finding her fur for weeks to come no matter how much I vacuum!!

Bella and George, the kittens, continued to entertain. I began to wonder what escapades I would walk in to each time. They could open treat pouches, a tub with catnip in, decorate using wipes and kitchen towel. They also enjoyed pouncing on one another! I did manage to get a few back massages off George, considering how shy he was on my last visits and always stay hidden it was safe to say he was much more confident!

Dotty and Lily also popped over for a stay, it was great to see them especially as Dotty has well and truly recovered from her encounter with meningitis.

I've been enjoying my usual walks with visits to the forest, Hardwick Heath and the local fields and parks.The dogs love to have a run about with each other and make new friends!

We have a couple of dogless days now, which always feels strange before the next boarder arrives. Luckily plenty of walks to keep my dog quota of cuddles high!

Back to school

Posted by peacockspetcare on September 11, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Back to school and whilst the walks are all starting to return to normal it is still manic with pet visits and boarding.

With 2 of the visits neighbours it makes life a little easier for me. I have been getting to know George and Bella much better, after hiding away for most of my visits last time George has really come out of his shell and enjoys a play and strokes.He is a cheeky fellow and whilst visiting Ben and Bonnie, the rabbits, next door he poked his head around the shed door!

I have also been visiting Adam and Cookie, Adam is always happy to see me but Cookie still insists on hiding under the bed!

I got to see Mavis and Mikey again, it is always good to catch up with old friends. Though Mikey is so used to me 'trapping' in a room to eat his food (Mavis had a special diet) that he seemed convinced that I would do the same on these visits and would stand outside on the evening visits and talk to me through the cat flap! I also got to spend time with Ella the cat too. She loves my bags and spends most of her time rubbing against them!

My boarders have been my Peacock's Petcare baby Toto (my first ever customer, a puppy then, but 6 soon) and her friend, Jetta. Jetta is now fully grown and she is a tall, athletic looking Labrador now! It was great to see them both again as with Toto now living in Nottingham we just don't see her enough and she is very much loved here! She was over the moon to see her beloved Thomas and there was lots of hugs and kisses over the fortnight!

Tess, the Lab, is also in, she is now halfway through her 3 week holiday. She loved having Jetta to play with and they would often be found playing chase in the garden!

They enjoyed joining up with everybody on walks. Toto and Heston are best buddies, he's the only dog she lets take a ball from her mouth! They also caught up with Pip, Benji, Buddy and Herbie that they knew from previous visits and walks.

They also met Bertie and Oreo and Trippy for the first time.

It was sad to wave them off on Sunday but I do love watching the dogs excitement when they see their family again!

School summer holidays = Colder and wetter

Posted by peacockspetcare on July 31, 2017 at 4:55 AM

Of course after all that heat at the start of July it has to turn wet and cold once school children get their summer holidays. Not so good for them but great for the dogs, no fun wearing a fur coat in the heat!

Since I last wrote I have had Lisa and Heston in for their holidays, Heston is very understanding of her limited eyesight though did look a little bemused whenever she walked into him! 

Roxy also returned for another stay, she is still crazy and loving the shadows! She reminds me so much of Albie who moved to Florida earlier this year!

Pip and Benji returned for a holiday whilst their owners went to Greece, just avoiding the big earthquake there. They met Holly-Belle and Pippa and a big love affair began between Pippa and Benji. To be fair he is a flirt with all dogs but she really got his attention. Once she went he sulked for a good 24 hours! Young love!!

I've just had a week with Billy and Marley Mouse in, they shared for a few days with Penelope. 3 little dogs, who never wanted to get up in the morning and hated rain. Daft group. Penelope and Marley took a bit of a shine to each other! Billy had been poorly with a hot spot (a sore itchy area of skin that they can't resist scratching/rubbing) but I'm pleased to report he was back in fine Billy form when he came  to stay!

As I write I now have the gorgeous Lara snoring next to me. Despite being nearly 9 she has way more energy than the little, younger boys did. She was a bit bemused by them ignoring her attempts to play with them!

Dog walks continue as before, they all love meeting up and exploring the local forests and parks. Unfortunately some of them can't resist the smelly stuff. Rolling in it just means a stinky journey home and a wash but eating it can have unpredictable side effects. Heston who never eats berries suddenly threw up a lot of red vomit interspersed with red lumps. A trip to the vets confirmed it was berries not blood but of course without knowing what berries there was no way of knowing if he was in danger. A call to his owners and he was having an injection to vomit up anything left. Luckily he had no other side effects and was back to normal. I've noticed he hasn't touched poop since so I suspect the berries were in some horse poo he gobbled up.

I'm enjoying cat visits as the owners head off on their summer breaks. It's nice watching them slowly relax and trust me!

Hope you are all enjoying your own Summer!

Temperature creeping up again

Posted by peacockspetcare on July 7, 2017 at 12:40 PM

Back to the heat again! Hope you and your furries aren't getting too hot out there!

Since I last wrote we have had Florence in again. She decided to be very naughty and refuse all her pills during her stay, as she has lots of ailments this was not good, she worried her Mummy and vets, let alone me, but of course once home again she was happy to play ball, cheeky thing!!

Pip & Benji also had a break with us whilst their humans did the moving house work and they are now enjoying their new home and garden, though Pip is still confused when I try and drop her off there!

Trippy, who I normally walk, had his first holiday with us and was very well behaved and seemed to enjoy getting to stay at Sarah's rather than the flying visits he has had during the hot weather. He is now keeping Mummy busy for the rest of her days off!

I also met a lovely new girl, Roxy, who came in for the night whilst her humans watched their little girl get married. Roxy was lovely and really reminded me of my old pal Albie who moved to the US.

I now have a couple I regularly meet up at the forest when I walk up there, Milly and Harvey. They are lovely spaniels with lots of character though right now they are conked out next to each other!

I've been enjoying walks with some new friends whilst their owners were away, I did the early morning walks whilst their respective house-sitters were busy.

Both Monty and Archie were gorgeous and very friendly. I have really enjoyed our walks and hope to see them again in the future.

When the weather was cooler again I enjoyed some good walks around the forest, Ickworth Park and Hardwick Heath though the day walks for most of these week have been dog parties in the garden to keep the dogs from getting heat strokes. They do all love a get together and play, as witnessed by Billy sulking last week when he was walked alone!

The busy season really starts soon with the school holidays looming and lots of dogs in and out of the house on their own holidays!

Oops been a while

Posted by peacockspetcare on June 26, 2017 at 12:05 PM

Whoops, it’s been over 5 weeks since my last post!

I shall try not to turn this into a massive essay.


Boarders – We had Max the Boxer back in for a stay, after him we had a new boy called Bailey, he’s a lovely Cocker who seemed to thoroughly enjoy his stay with us and we look forward to seeing him again. Holly-Belle also came in for a night and bought with her a new sister, Pippa is a 4 month old Shih-Tzu/Chihuahua (ShiChi apparently) and full of beans. She tried joining in with play but was little wary of the new bigger dogs she met, though she was still willing to tell Heston off if he looked at her sister wrong!

Walks – As you can imagine it’s not been a normal month for walks.

We’ve had many days where it was just too hot so the dogs returned to my house where they could choose between playing in the garden or flopping in front of the fan. Many chose a brief play followed by power nap. Lots of refilling of the water bowls needed over those days!

Ironically we had really heavy rain in one day before the heatwave hit and that didn’t do my cars any favours with the floods around the forest.

New friends – As well as Bailey coming to stay I’ve also had the pleasure of getting to know Bertie and Oreo on our walks. They are a great pair, full of cuddles and would love the opportunity to tackle some squirrels too!

I have also started morning walks with a gorgeous pup called Monty whilst his Mummy and Daddy are away.

Old friends – Max the Pointer has joined me on a few walks lately and I think he’s enjoyed walking with me as much as I’ve enjoyed seeing him again!

We also caught up with Cooper and Lily who now a have new human baby living with them, very exciting, congratulations to the Smith family. I also had the pleasure of walking the lovely Bella whilst her humans got married, congratulations to the Green family!


I hope you all survived the heat and haven’t all melted away!