This had actually been in the plans for awhile.
How could I simply say “no” to those eyes.
Meet Bella, Joel’s puppy:
She’s a lot of the same mixture of breeds as Max had been: Finnish Hound, Karelian Bear Dog, plus she’s also Swedish Elk Hound.
Her relationship with Bruno is, so far, a little hot and cold . . . they’re still trying to work things out.
And Pepsi is completely ticked off about the whole course of events in this house as of late.
Most of you guessed right – Bruno is a St. Bernard (with a tad of labrador thrown in).
The outskirts of St. Pete
Saint Petersburg: Sankt-Peterburg, Russian pronunciation: is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. The city's other names were Petrograd (1914–1924) and Leningrad (1924–1991). Founded by Tsar Peter I of Russia on 27 May, 1703, it was the capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years (1713–1728, 1732–1918). Saint Petersburg is home to more than two hundred museums, many of them hosted in historic buildings. The largest of the museums is the Hermitage Museum, featuring interiors of the former imperial residence and a vast collection of art. Celebrating the 300th anniversary of its foundation, Saint Petersburg was selected as the main motif in a recent Finnish commemorative coin, the €10 Mannerheim and Saint Petersburg commemorative coin, minted in 2003. The reverse of the coin features a view of Saint Petersburg, with the Peter and Paul Fortress and its three turrets. In the coin the words "St. Petersburg 1703-2003" can be seen.