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May
09

Walking the Dogs…

We finally took the dogs for a walk the other evening.  It was a nice cool evening, so we put leashes on Thai and Koal and let Ash go on her own.  For anyone who knows Ash or has heard stories about Ash, this will seem shocking to not have her on a very short leash.  However, this is her (possibly only) area of expertise.  She trotted along about 5-10 feet in front of us the entire time.

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Thai has some listening issues we are still working on, and Koal is a cold-blooded killer that would have been shoulder deep in every hole/den we passed had it not been for Randy keeping him above ground.

It was a peaceful night at our house since everyone was worn out from the walk.

Have a wonderful day!

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1 Response to “Walking the Dogs…”


  1. 1 Jennifer
    June 2, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Hi Gretchen!

    It is exciting news about your adoption. I will be praying for you. How is Randy feeling? I had to go back and catch up on your blog! Your house looks great! That is a lot of work. I helped my husband do our garage roof last summer.
    I posted an entry at the Homesteader Blogger this morning. I will see if I can keep it up.
    Time to get busy! Have a wonderful day!

    Jennifer


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