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Finding boundaries

When titling this I came to realize that I couldn’t write ” On limitations” as this is not about limitations, some hard and fast definitive restriction. What I am speaking of are boundaries. Boundaries are set to protect, to deliniate and make clear what is and is not to be ventured. We set them in relationships. We set them in school and in social, business/ Those dealing with a chronic health problem and those who have been injured critically find they all do need to define and respect some boundaries. heck countries even have boundaries. It felt great to accomplish something- even though e piper would exact his own cost, Relenting to this inevitable conclusion has not been easy But after a fall, it seemed wisest. I knew I should have used my w/c sooner but I wanted to be sure I got through this. I saw it through-it may have not been too crazy for the average able bodied person, but for me it has exacted a fare which we have yet to know the cost. Still it is well worth it to  have had this feeling again. Life is made up of the moments acquired  along the way, You can’t acquire those moments without being strong enough to live those memories,  We never know how far out we can grow without testing those boundaries.

Four dogs who live here welcomed two nongreyhounds into their home , How much more work can another dog and a 7 month old puppy be? The dog not so much more work. The puppy who is still not housebroken…quite a bit more. The up side- only 3 accidents  , so much more progress! The more labored part of it all was taking the pup out every half an hour initially, then every hour. At times she would not  walk off of the deck so at those times I had to walk out with her or get another dog to go out and to play appropriately if left out with another dog. Greyhounds have such delicate skin that it is not uncommon for them to get cut when playing. This required more attention to play time. All in all it was a win- of course any visitation where there is no going to the vet for stitches or staples is a good one,

It’s funny how dogs teach one another things. (SO often the things you’d rather they not pick up on. A couple of weeks ago our dear friend, Allison, told us how her greyhound now takes to barking -at FULL volume. This is something she picked up from Star, Meanwhile our Katie, the oldest of the pack who will turn 11 this year, has taken to try to play with the toys, particularly in the middle of the night. It;s so adorable seeing the puppy within her emerge,,…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

I will try to include some photos.

. We don’t know how high we can  reach if we never take our eyes of the ground,

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