Your tree does look nice FF89, I'm glad you get to spend the weekend with your love.
I could never have a poinsetta, even though I see so many pretty ones in the store. My stupid cats would take a nibble and poison themselves. Talk about natural selection! I'm lucky that my lemon tree is still growing (at a snail's pace, mind you)
LBF, there are medications that you can give Nike for her pain! I found the drug meloxicam (brand name, Metacam) was a good one for joints long term. I had a compound pharmacy do mine up so I didn't have to keep bringing my dog to the vet, even though it was a pain in the neck to convince his vet to write the prescription!
Here's Oliver's first training video. We did this for Matt's class presentation> the quality is not very nice and I'm in my pj's ready for bed :/