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New Puppy joins the Family

I did not post all last week because we got a puppy!!! She is adorable.
We had a Boston Terrier, we got him when we were 22-23 I think. We had been living together for 2 years, we did not train him at all (our poor roommates!) and he was this amazing surly old man all the to the end. Now we have 80lb Lab mix, who doesn't realize how big he is. He is well mannered for the most part, we are not super trainers, but he has the basics down.


For about a year and half we have talked about getting another dog. It's not an easy decision, we have busy lives and animals are expensive and take a lot of time.

We made the decision last November to start seriously looking at adopting a rescue dog. We both wanted a puppy, for multiple reasons. I had filled out about a dozen applications, not realizing it was rolling up on Christmas and never got a call back. Being like fourth or tenth in line for a pupper.

So I got tired of getting my hopes up and decided to take a break from applying. At t…

what stress?

Today was a one of those days, when you have so much crammed into one day, you can't think straight. When my work day reached it's end, I was ecstatic to get on my bike.
I slowly changed into my base layers, while waiting for a few last minute papers to come my way before I could skedaddle. Papers in hand. Off I go!
A new Niterider light clamped on my bars illuminating the way. Even with the occasional car zipping by too closely or too fast, all the stress of the day dissipates and I can only think about the sound of my wheels on the pavement and how fast I get down hills. 

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