This is a pretty silly post. But it’s currently Monday 11:01pm and this is what has kept coming to my mind this evening. Considering I have to finish this draft in an hour for my reverse bet, I thought I should lean into the muse and see what happens.
First things first: This is Jae, my Golden Retriever:
He’s turning a year old next month. I only remember because his birthday is 11/11, and that’s a pretty wicked sweet day of birth.
We’ve owned dogs all my life, but Jae is the first pup of my adulthood. Rambo, my other dog, is an old man now (somewhere between 10-12 years old). We rescued him when I was a teenager. Even though he lives with me too, there were certain lessons you can only learn from bringing home a 7-week-old puppy.
Until typing these words on the page, I’ve honestly not thought much about the lessons Jae has taught me over the past 10 months. Let’s see… [Read more…]