Brent (always my hero) sent some cross emails to animal control after I'd called twice without any response to my messages. They finally got back to him - actually, the head of animal control got back to him. THEY APOLOGIZED!!! They said that what we are doing is far more than adequate for our pets and said that the officer who came here and gave me such a hard time "must not have listened" to what I was saying in reference to our daily routine and pet care. They assured us that we would no longer be bothered but if for some reason some one did come here again that I am to refer them directly to her and she will personally take care of the matter. Unfortunately, in an effort for immediate peace restoration, Mommom (the good sport that she is) took Lizzie back to Houma for the time being. So, the Lizzie dog is enjoying a bit of one on one spoiling (as I swear, that dog gets away with absolute craziness over there) and though we are missing our 60 pound toddler, we take comfort in the knowledge that she is being very well taken care of over there.
We had an afternoon visit from our dear friend Kortnie and Brett yesterday after church. The babies put on quite a display during afternoon play time - too funny. When our guests were leaving, Mary Louise suddenly waved "goodbye!" My goodness, those little ones are just making progress all the time!
This morning, I called our pedi just to followup with Mary Louise's digestive troubles. She does fine for a few days, then seems to get backed up again - and round and round we go. The doctor ok'd a change in cereal to oatmeal and recommended plain prune juice twice a day until things are back to normal. I just wanted to know that nothing more serious could be going on. He seemed certain that it was a dietary matter and gave me a few more pointers on getting her on track. He also mentioned that some babies just have these issues - not a really good explanation for me, but I'll make it my first priority to remedy her immediate situation -then get back to figuring out the long term.
So, that's what's happening around here today.
Mommom's photos from over the weekend...