One year ago I brought home an adorable 8 week old labrador puppy, and as expected he has taken over my life. Not as expected? He’s taken over my social media as well. So today Thor is excited to announce his first brand ambassadorship with BackcountryK9.com! I’ll be helping him out since I’m the one who can type and has the Instagram password.
It takes a lot to throw off my generally happy disposition, but a few weeks of work travel (and the corresponding poor sleep and unhealthy eating) and a head cold have knocked me off my game. I desperately needed a few hours outdoors before kicking off another project, so I took off this morning to see how the wildflowers are looking this year.
Santa Teresa is a pretty good local park for flowers so I decided to start there. My 11 mile hike took me to all different parts of the park, and while some areas were already in bloom others hadn’t even started.
Yesterday we did a quick day trip up to Donner Pass to see if we could find some snow for Thor to play in. The good news is that he had a blast, and we had just as much fun watching him play. The bad news is that there is not much snow out there at all. Although winter started off with a bang in December, January has been a bust and it shows.
Last month I got a call from Columbia asking if I was available to attend another OmniTen event in Park City. Last year’s visit was an epic adventure known as the OmniGames, but this seemed a little more on the down low. I didn’t know who else would be going, if anyone, except that this time I got a Plus One. Yep, David finally got to join me on one of my Columbia trips and reap the benefits of being an OmniSpouse. Read more
It’s Mighty Thor’s first birthday today!
Raising a lab puppy has been so much fun. This adorable face helped us get through the land shark phase with those needle sharp puppy teeth and desire to put everything in his mouth. It’s much easier to forgive and stay patient when that’s the face staring back at you! He’s smart and the friendliest happiest pup around.