Wednesday, May 31, 2006

If you want a friend in Washington...

Am I the only one who finds it ironic Ted Kennedy named his dog "Splash?"

Sen. Kennedy and his dog, Splash, visit Fenway

BOSTON (AP) - It was a dog day at Fenway Park as Senator Edward Kennedy and his Portuguese Water Dog, Splash, visited the old ballyard for a school reading event.

The senator read a portion of his new children's book, "My Senator and Me: A Dogs-Eye View of Washington D.C.," to a group of Boston-area school children.

The picture book takes readers through a day in the life of the senator, told from the perspective of Splash.

Joining Kennedy was Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler, who is recuperating from a torn Achilles tendon. Kapler swapped his baseball bat for a tennis racket and hit tennis balls toward the "Green Monster" for Splash to fetch.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

I was going to make a crude joke about JFK having a cat named Marilyn, but this is a family blog (use your imagination)!


PLANET3RRY said...

rejected names:
swimmer (pronounced swimma)

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