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Raging War

It's been freezing cold outside. Shallow streams are now frozen and a thin sheet of ice is inching its way across the larger bodies of water.

It's weather like this that makes it so easy to just curl up inside and read a book instead of taking the dogs to the park. It's cold out. My fingers will freeze off. It's toasty inside... stay insideeee. Today, I broke out the hoodie and winter coat and decided to rage war against such lazy thoughts.

For the record, my fingers did get pretty chilly.

But frozen fingers were nothing compared to how much I've missed our walks in the woods. The best thing about the cold, is that no one else braves the weather to go to the park. I let Mia and Knight-man off lead for a while and we had ourselves a nice little jog. No ipod; just me, the dogs, and a good old romp through the forest. Life is good.

 Looking back, I don't think I mentioned it on here... but Miss Lilly ruptured a disk in her spine. She's been steadily improving! She's visibly feeling SO much better these days. That being said, she's still on a break from activity so that's why she's not in the hike pictures. She's still on pain meds and muscle relaxers, once she's done those we'll be going back to the vet to hear the verdict on her activity (and agility) levels. Keep your fingers crossed for us!


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