Doggy Diaries – Year ago recap 3 and it’s spring already *edited*

As I write this, it’s about 2:45pm and thinking back, I think I had just taken off from Phoenix finally, on the way to San Fran. Today was the travel day, a Monday. You’ll notice the post’s date is on a Sunday, and that’s because when I first arrived at GDB, I couldn’t get connected to the internet, so I was journaling in text documents. I got everything caught up that first Sunday when we had down time.

*Edit* I forgot about the post I wrote that morning before leaving. Oops!

The travel day was exhausting and quite eventful, as you’ll see when you read the post from a year ago.

In that post I mention just needing to cry in my room before the class meeting, but I had left out nearly falling asleep on the couch while a student kept asking question after question after question. I remember being so frustrated, just wanting to eat dinner and go to my room and be alone and unwind. Man am I grateful I’m not traveling today!

Jayden and I had our first spring fever walk today, that’s for sure. After a vacuum adventure which I won’t post here, I only wanted to mention it for my own memory, Jay and I set out to the office to pick up a bag of stuff Georgie dropped off for me yesterday while I wasn’t home.

It was about 1:30 or so and it was almost too hot. Already??? Ugh. Everything was going fine until someone felt the need to introduce themselves. I said a pleasant hello but didn’t want to stop and the man actually put his hand on my arm to shake my hand. He didn’t sound like he was all there or I would have gone off. Maybe I still should have.

It’s crazy how you learn to tell when someone is bending towards your dog. I heard his voice move down and I said, “please don’t pet him, he’s working.”

Why do people suddenly just walk away when you say that? Geez. After that I could tell Jay’s focus was off and there was a yip yip dog barking in an apartment nearby so I stopped and ran through obedience to get his focus back. He was definitely more sniffy than usual and by the time we were almost back and had stopped at the mail, he was panting. It can’t be warm already. Noooo!

Oh well, it’s actually really perfect right now. Doors and windows open, fresh air, birds singing. It won’t last long though, that’s for sure.

Definitely a much nicer day today than the traveling of last year haha!


Filed under desert life, Doggy Diaries, dogs, GDB, Jayden, no no sightie, on this date, weather, working dog

4 Responses to Doggy Diaries – Year ago recap 3 and it’s spring already *edited*

  1. Wow it doesn’t seem possible you got him 1 year ago. wWow. Time does fly.

  2. Ah spring fever walks. I’m looking forward to the spring, not the fever part. Holy crap. a year. I remember when I got your text to say you were in phx. Then your phone didn’t send me the one where you’d arrived. Was happy to see a sign lol.

    Happy travels! It’s warming up here today, but apparently by the weekend things will be colder. Boo, but I’ll enjoy what warmth comes.

  3. Its hard to believe that was already a year ago…I like re-reading the posts they seem all new to me 🙂

  4. Ro

    I don’t think we were friends then like we are now, more like list aquaintances, so not sure you even read the stuff back then?

    So hard to believe it’s been a year. This time last year I was playing with Juno haha!

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