My whole family spent the long Independence Day weekend at the beach, which means Pancake got his first taste of the good life. However, he was pretty suspicious of sand--
--And even more suspicious of waves.
So, after several unsuccessful attempts to coax him into the ocean, we accepted the fact that it was Not Going to Happen, and instead went to play in a big, somewhat nasty, puddle-y area further up the beach. This murky puddle was where I took one of my new favorite pictures of Ben and Pancake:
Um, totally my new desktop background at work.