These are from the going away party for Beth (not pictured) who decided to move to Fargo. Bob and Trudy and her (all roommates) threw a "Moving Mitzvah!" party for her, and among other things, we spun the dradle and danced (right picture, Keller included!).
Yes, I can still pick up my puppy. I was also informed by Rob that it appears that I am holding a stuffed dog. Anyone that watches Scrubs will immediately agree with me when I say that it looks like I am holding a stuffed Rowdy.