The "Fur Ball" gala for Wayside Waifs was a smashing success: they raised $1,093,000 right before our very eyes! And my eyes could scarcely believe themselves when Azusa appeared. I haven't seen my friend in two months. She gave me the best hug ever. Twice.
Here is some of the work that Ginny, Jack, and I donated for the silent auction:
We bumped into Barb and Pat, too. I love Pat's expression in our goofy group selfie:
So great to catch up with friends, and to celebrate the success for the homeless pets in Kansas City. And... I finally won one of Dick Daniel's irreverent Mickeys! I like it.
A couple of days later, on my morning run, I discovered some real poppies!