Lessons learned from my first year as a single dog mom

  https://www.instagram.com/p/BDth6sbr1Cz/ The Boss and I are celebrating our first dogaversary today! And by "celebrate" I mean he's tied to the couch to stop him from breaking out of the house while I sit here blogging about it. :) The above photo was taken after I brought Bruce home from the dog sitter while I…

Departed for a two mile out and back on foot, returned in a minivan

Yesterday was absolutely perfect, weather-wise, and with the repeat warnings of this horrible arctic blast sweeping through NJ, I really wanted to get outside and enjoy it. By the time I finished work and running errands, the sun was already making its way down past the treeline, but I wasn't going to let that stop…

Election recovery through trail therapy

Three and a half days after the election, I'm finally feeling balanced enough to offer my comments on what many are reacting to as if it were an actual national disaster. And maybe it is? Maybe Trump's victory in this presidential election will forever go down in history as the fulcrum upon which the foundation of…