You guys, relentless hounding, hinting, nagging, bugging, suggesting and blogging on the subject really does work!
In all seriousness, though, it’s much more and much nicer than I expected and I’m blessed to have gotten it. My parents and sisters are the best and they’ve covered just about any gift-giving occasion for me for the next several years!
Here’s another shot, out of the box. Isn’t she pretty? We’ll call her Stella, since, let’s face it, I’m not getting a puppy anytime soon. But, I can take beautiful pictures of other people’s puppies with this!