Saturday was the February Twin Cities Dachshund Lover’s Meetup, also known as the “Weinerdog Love Fest”. This once-a-month event for weenies and their human counterparts is always a good time (who wouldn’t be entertained by a room full of long-bodied short dogs running wild!) It’d been a while since Cooper had been to a meetup…
The St. Paul Curling Club
Last Thursday Jim and I joined a few friends from my office at the St. Paul Curling Club for dinner, drinks and introductory curling lessons. One of my co-workers, Dale Webb, offered to have us all out to learn about curling, and it was a blast! I had never seen curling in person before and…
Cooper was bit by another dog yesterday while out for a walk. I was not there for the actual bite, but I still experienced the trauma of knowing someone I loved was hurt and there was almost nothing I could do about it. We took him to the emergency vet (we were so panicked that…
Time to go snowshoeing
Jim got me the coolest watch for Christmas. It’s a Suunto Lumi. It’s got an altimeter, a barometer and a compass, in addition to being a sports watch. I’ve been learning how to predict the weather with the barometer feature and how to set up the other features to be accurate, and now I’m ready…
This past weekend we had our first snowstorm of the season, and it was Cooper’s first snowstorm ever! He was a bit nervous at first but now he’s loving it. He’s chasing and eating snowballs and loving long walks on the trolley path. Who knew the Minnesota winter could be so fun?
Okay, I’m finally figuring out how this blogging thing works. This is my first post and it’s something of a test post – I’ll probably erase it in the next few days and put something more interesting here, but at least it’s a start. Check back for posts on the adventures of raising a puppy…