Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Old Swimming Hole

Hi!  It's Guinness.  We are close to home but on a path we have not 'splored' before, if you can believe that one!  Well, we come across this little pond way down in the gorge--see?

UH OH! Maggi HEARS the water. Maggi SMELLS the water! Maggi LOVES the water and Maggi wants IN that water!

DOUBLE UH-OH! Maggi starts heading down the bank. She is very bold. The humans always have to watch her close because she is a bit too confident.

Oh please watch this short video--watch Maggi find her way down.  Remember she has never been here before and is completely blind.  WOW! SMART MAGGI!

Well looks like Mags finds the water and has a little cool-off.  Hey, this place is neat!

There is a pretty old stone wall.  I wonder who built it.  I wonder how old it is? We climb back up.

  When we get home our human dad tells us it is the OLD TOWN SWIMMING POOL!  When he was a little boy it was dammed off and flooded to make a big pond.  He said there would be hundreds of kids here all summer and that is where they took swimming lessons!

I like all the old stories and the lost history.  It is fun to think about huh?  Plus it is a good way to keep my mental faculties well exercised.  Til next Guinness.


  1. WOW! Awesome Maggie! Mom said, you just warm her heart strings! Puppy kisses to both of you! Miss Mindy

  2. Wow, that is so cool! You would never know that Maggi can't see. It's so fun to imagine all the kids there in the summer.

  3. You guys have the neatest places to go. We love your swimming hole
    Benny & Lily

  4. Amazing what using your ears and smell can lead you to! What wonderful places you go!

  5. How cool is that swimming hole! Maggi you are so brave!

  6. Maggi is a clever girl indeed....and brave. How interesting about the swimming hole.

    XXXOOODaisy, Kendra & Bella

  7. Well our Maggi is like a canine divining rod!!! Well Done Maggi!!!

    Bobo and Meja

  8. Wow Maggie, what a great fun its so cool! well I hope that you enjoy your day! :)

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  9. oh maggie just made our whole day
    give her tons of pibble sugars from us and keep some for you too. we love your blog

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  10. Miss Maggi is amazing! So confident and bold.


  11. Loved the video, that is a beautiful place! I didn't know Maggie was blind.