Paws || Walk On – 9.28-10.11

Every now and then when I’m walking dogs, I will just stop, ask them to sit for about 30 seconds and then I will say “walk on”. That is there cue to start walking again. I do this for a couple of reasons: 1. They’re super focused when they’re on the walk and I like to know I can get their attention any time I need it. 2. It’s good to continue to incorporate training into their daily routines. Just as we need to continue to refine our skills, so must dogs.

As I was doing this today I was reminded of how important it is for me to pause and reflect on the past week and then think about the next one as I “walk on”.

Paws | Week of 9.28-10.4

• worked on and fine tuned my dog bed design.
• completed and sold 2 dog beds in my Etsy shop. (More to come)
• made a collar for Mindy.
• started October Photo-a-day Challenge.
• need to be more disciplined about exercise.
• the day after National Coffee Day I quit drinking coffee because I found out it might be increasing my blood sugar.
• finished the Tea Shop Mysteries by Laura Childs.  So loving my local library.
• didn’t work in the backyard one day. Need to change that.
• started the monumental task of organizing my photos and memorabilia.
• blogged every day.
• am so thankful for my awesome husband

Walk On | Week of 10.5-10.11

• help to count the offering at church
• take care of my Aunt’s dogs and my parents-in-law’s dog this week. Big dog week.
• write everyday
• make dog beds for Etsy.
• make collars for Woody and Ellie.
• make dog beds for Woody and Ellie.
• start a secret project. (more about this later in the week)
• have lunch with friends.
• work on a book binding class for my friends Girl Scout troop
• work out at least 3 times this week.
• work in the backyard everyday
• start reading another book.  Probably Darned if You Do (A Needlecraft Mystery) by Monica Ferris
• finish birthday cards for my brother and mom.

My favorite quote from the week:  “You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it.  You must learn to see the world anew.”  Albert Einstein

Here’s to seeing the world anew,



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I’m okay with “seeing the world anew” as long as that doesn’t affect our walks.  Oh, and I’m also excited about the new bed and collar.

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