We loved the May Day festivities, not only for the fun and the costumes, but also for the fact that May Day meant the school year was almost completed.
Now, on to the Golden Girls. The girls do not have free rein in our house. They are not allowed in the wing that has the guest bedroom, library, and my study. Often when I am in my study I glance up to see a Golden at the hallway entrance. More often than not it is Ellie, checking to see if I'm still in here and if I might come out and play.
Although they are not allowed to play ball upstairs, Ellie always brings up a tennis ball. Most of the time she carries two of them around. She uses them to muffle the sound when she "talks" to me.
Whenever Lucy realizes that Ellie has left a room, she goes out in search of her. Here they both stand, pleading with me to leave the study.
The Golden Girls are almost always near each other, often side by side. This is instigated by Lucy who will go wherever Ellie is and lie down beside her.
Lucy is falling asleep. Soon she will plop her head on Ellie and use her for a pillow.
I hope this first day and weekend of May brings joy to your life. Whatever May Day means to you, celebrate your life and the lives of those whom you love. This wonderful month of May will bring us the spring that April flirted with.
Enjoy this weekend and do at least one thing that brings you joy. Do something nice for someone else, and do something nice for yourself.
Stay safe and happy.