The Adventures of DoBell and Pyama

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Location: Minneapolis, MN

Dempsey is a Golden Retriever puppy who is in training to become a Helping Paws service dog for an individual with a physical disability. He lives with his parents Doreen and Paul, and Bailey the cat. None has ever trained a puppy before. These are their adventures. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the blog author. The contents of this blog have not been reviewed or approved by Helping Paws, Inc.

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Gaudi's Sagrada Familia has been under construction since 1882. It's supposed to be finished in 2030. Posted by Picasa

Entrance to Sagrada Familia - they are financing construction with entrance fees. Posted by Picasa

Light from the stained glass reflected on the column. And that's blue sky in the background. Posted by Picasa

Gaudi's facade for Sagrada Familia - note the difference from the facade at the entrance. Posted by Picasa

"Tree" columns in Sagrada Familia. Posted by Picasa

Gaudi's hanging model of Sagrada Familia. Posted by Picasa

Gaudi's Casa Mila -- known locally as La Perdrera, or the quarry. Posted by Picasa

The Palau de Musica, built in 1908, still functions as a theatre for flamenco, jazz, and classical music. The inside is decorated with art nouveau stained glass and beautiful mosaics.  Posted by Picasa

Casa de Punxes, a hybrid gothic/modernisme building. Posted by Picasa

Paul entering La Boqueria, a big market on La Rambla.  Posted by Picasa

They're hog wild in Spain.  Posted by Picasa

Fruits of the sea. Posted by Picasa

Doreen can say "fruit" in two languages now. Posted by Picasa

Flower market on La Rambla. Posted by Picasa

Cute little bonbon shop - we like the mosaics. Posted by Picasa

Paul at Placa Reial. We ate here. Posted by Picasa

Doreen by the Port de Barcelona. Posted by Picasa

View of Barcelona from Montjuic - with the still-unfinished Sagrada Familia. Posted by Picasa

Sculpture near Olympic Park. Methinks it's very like a whale. Posted by Picasa

"Thanks, dog!" That really doesn't make sense. Posted by Picasa

Sardana dancers near the Gothic cathredral - a Saturday night tradition in Catalonia. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Doreen is lovin' it on La Rambla. Posted by Picasa

The world's smallest sandwich, on a micro-baguette. Posted by Picasa

It looks like Doreen is sticking up her hand. Posted by Picasa

The church in Sitges. Posted by Picasa