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Day 77 — A Family Day

The pack doesn’t take its normal daytime nap when Geoffrey is home. Instead, today was mostly constant in/out/up/down. For Aurora, of course, the motivation for all movement was PLAY! I went to church and by the time I came home … Continue reading

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Day 72 — Late Play is Better than No Play

Aurora was kept from her mid-day play routine today because I had to go to a 12:30 meeting. She made do, though. When I got home the sun had already gone past her backyard, but the far outback was still … Continue reading

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Day 71 — Turning Off the Irrigation

Today Aurora reminded us of another home feature we used to have but which proved incompatible with puppies: a sprinkler system. Aurora has consistently (so far) focused on chewing plants and their roots. She’s left the plastic bits of sprinklers … Continue reading

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Day 64 — Expanding Her Territory

Aurora’s adventure today was deciding that the back yard — all of it — is part of her domain. She’s been pretty bold for a while about wandering all over the bricks and going back to the lemon tree to … Continue reading

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Day 50 — Establishing Favorites

Our 7-week-old girl has been inundated with play toys and  unleashed to roam the kitchen.  She approves. She romps and plays, but her favorite discovery is the communal dog pile in the Hide-a-Pet under the butcher block. She has loved … Continue reading

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