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Welcome to Poncho’s 2012 Top 10 Countdown 

Happy New Year’s Eve 2012!  Today, we will be counting down the Top 10 moments in 2012 for the life of Poncho.  Join us as we re-live the highs and lows in the Life of Poncho, aka El Poncho or The Dude.  And now, we introduce….

Number 8: Its Getting Hot in Heeere (So Hot)

Summer 2012 brought record high summer temps to the Truckee Meadows.   Poncho swilled water like nobody’s business, and discovered a new love: frozen bananas, preferably consumed while laying down in the A.C.  However, the Dude still is in his element when he is outside, so what’s a greyhound to do?

Apparently, one must take to the pool.  It took a while for Poncho to get acclimated to our kiddie pool, and at first he just stood there, and wondered at the fact that we plopped him down in a huge water bowl:

 

Then, upon further consideration, the Dude decided he liked it:

Then, gradually, over the next few weeks, he would get in… and sloooooowlly lower his butt, trying so hard to get down, with legs all akimbo:

 

Until finally, one day… after a long walk, he could no longer resist… and plopped on in, and immediately lay down: