Who would have thought that getting a puppy would cut down on my reading? It’s true. Suddenly my time is spent throwing the ball, going on countless walks, playing, brushing, and my pockets are always filled with puppy treats. When I don’t have pockets, there is frequently a small bag of puppy treats tucked into […]
Adventures in Road Tripping
Somewhere in the dark on a windy mountain road outside of San Luis Obispo, I heard light puppy snores coming from the backseat of my Prius. In preparation for our eight-hour road trip, I walked Westley nearly three miles before getting in the car to tire him out. An hour in, my normally quiet dog […]
Puppy Challenge Continued! May’s Challenge
The room was still dark when I opened my eyes. On the floor next to my bed came the sounds that woke me up, quiet shuffling and scratching, followed by a small whine. Next would be a quick bark. The first few times I woke up this way, I rushed my new puppy outside in case […]
Holy Crap, I got a Puppy!
My May Challenge was going to be a sleep challenge. I researched ways to fall asleep, found a 14-day training program, and knew the environment I needed to create to help me fall asleep before 1, 2, 3am. I’ve had difficulty sleeping for about half my life, and no matter how little fun it sounded, […]