Tending the body, feeding the soul

, Monday, March 30, 2009 0 comments

It has been a long couple of months rehabbing my shoulder. But I started running during our trip to Florida last week. It went very slowly, but it was great for my soul. I also found a new running partner, our little puppy Perry. I took him on our first trail run today, now that we're back in Winona. He was thrilled and ran like the wind. He needs the exercise, and thrives on the activity. It helps him be a good dog. Here's our route.

Keeping the sidewalks safe from crime

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 0 comments

Does this make you feel any safer?


Tuesday, March 10, 2009 3 comments

I was walking Perry today and he picked up a little fallen nest in his mouth. I had noticed it earlier in the day and thought that it was so cute and small. I made Perry drop it and we continued on our walk. When I told Margaret about it she said that she wished I had picked it up for her, so I went back and got it. It had gotten flattened in the rain, but it was so soft that it took its shape again easily. I wondered what made it so resilient, so I took a look more closely.

It was made from Marco's fur, laced together with twigs.