Paws || Walk On – 4.12 – 4.25

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.

This always reminds me 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 4.12-4.18

• spoke to my grandpa this week.
c8ffcffbe60a7b66b27754986e1608e4• loving all the beautiful blooming roses in my neighborhood.
• caught up on the current season of Dr. Who.
• continued reading Platform by Michael Hyatt. It’s a meaty book.
• continued April photo-a-day challenge.
01fde043aa395bbf3f140957a38230682887757211• still wearing my boot. Two weeks to go.  I’m able to get around much better and was able to take the dogs on a short, leisurely stroll around the neighborhood.  Everyone’s happy now.
• knit and drank coffee with friends.
• finished reading The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.  Highly recommend.
5e65e48600c74b28862faa6d0d2d7bb0• Doodled everyday with the a 100 day project.  My favorite from the week.
• helped to count the offering at our church.
• started reading Death of an Outsider by M.C. Beaton.
• walked the dogs.  Decided to keep track of our walks on a calendar.  So far for 2015: 94 out of 110.

c2cd0fceb6093770db3cfdb8c822006c371c711cde62b06410f77328acc337d7• celebrated my niece’s and my husband’s birthday with a birthday brunch.  We played outdoor giant Jenga and Ladder golf.  So tickled that the ‘Cake’ card I made for my niece worked out.
• spent a day helping a friend make lanyards for her Girl Scout troop.  So much fun.
• skyped and knit with my friend my San Diego.
• continued my April blog series, {DIY From Scratch}.  Baking soda is my new best friend.
• continued with the Ripple Crochet Blanket for a wedding gift.
01155186f43602eca1bd1bb0336efa46e2dce65c7d_00001• still working on Margaret’s scarf.


Walk On | Week of 4.19-4.25

• call my Grandpa in England.
• knit and drink coffee with friends.
• continue with the Photo-a-day challenge for April.
• start on ideas for Mother’s Day.
• continue to work on Margaret’s scarf.
• need to make and post cards from January Card Series || Cards for 2015 in my Etsy shop.  Been waylaid by Spring Cleaning, but now with the bum foot I could get this done.
• get my hair cut.
• POSTPONE the mini Spring clean of my house.
• continue reading Death of an Outsider by M.C. Beaton.
• start prepping for Mike’s Dr. Who Quilt.
• start prepping for May blog posts and projects.
• finish a couple of super easy baby quilts.
• continue to make the Ripple Crochet Blanket for a wedding gift.
• continue to organize my craft room.  You’re probably wondering when I’ll be done with this.  Me too.
• Skype and knit with a friend.
• finish reading Platform by Michael Hyatt
• work on Quest46.
• work on and post projects for {DIY From Scratch}

My favorite quote from the week:  “Throw your kindness around like confetti.”  Unknown.

Have a wonderful week,





We’re so happy mom took us on a walk.  We were really good, walked slow and sniffed a lot.

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