We have a term for Autumn here on the NJ Coast-Local Summer.  Come Labor Day most tourists have headed home and kids returned to school.  While the air may cool a little it’s still mild enough for us to head out without the noise and crowds of July and August.  While I enjoy Fall foliage as much as the next person, there’s something about the beach in October that really livens me….and the dogs.

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It was too chilly for us to go into the ocean but the dogs didn’t give it a second thought.DSC_2883 DSC_2938

My heart


When I look at Bardia in these pictures I can’t believe it’s the same dog who 6 months ago would run from any body of water.  There are few things more wonderful to witness than a puppy finding joy in something new.  (Yes Bardia is still a puppy to me.  He always will be.)

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