• Random and Odd

    8 miles on my 8th hikaversary!

    Spent a beautiful Sunday with my hiking group! Such inspirational women! I found out that each one also wants to walk the Camino de Santiago and Patrice is in the planning process for 2021. Kathy and I have put our hands in to join her. Found out some FANTASTIC news on Friday and I know that this year is going to be amazing! An inspiring year for sure!! Can’t stop. Won’t stop.

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    Leave It

    My best friend trained her dog to not touch something by telling her to “LEAVE IT!”.This dog was obsessed with toy squeakers and my BFF could leave a squeaker sitting in the middle of the floor and as long as she told her dog to “Leave It” that dog wouldn’t even look at it.Recently neighbor got two dogs and keeps them in the backyard. This made my dog lose his mind. He wants to play, but it comes across as just a bunch of barking and running back and forth along the fence line.  I started training him inside with the ‘Leave It” method.  Toys, treats or anything I knew…

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    2019 brings Joy

    What a bad ass year 2018 was! It was hard in some ways and was gentle in many others. We lost Jon’s dad and took in his dog, Patches (middle). We call this her retirement home, but she shows no signs of her age when she is keeping up with Duke and Oakley. This isn’t meant as a year in review, but more as a jumping off point to more. I’ve had some amazing food in the last few months. The best part is that I have been the one creating the dishes! Alyx and I talked about doing our once a month dish together. I think she’s going to…