Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Yukon Pup Turns Five

How is it possible? My pup Yukon is just about to have his fifth birthday. Time flies.

It's been a super five years with this fellow. He has been excellent company, keeping an eye on me as I work all day on my wind chimes, sun catchers and home and garden art. Somehow, he always knows when I am at my toughest moment in a project, the moment that involves both hands and lots of concentration. That's when he gets up, finds his ball, and drops it at my feet. I know some people tease dogs. This dog enjoys teasing me!

Everyday, he reminds me enough is enough~ it's time for a walk. Sometimes it's hard to stop in the middle of a project. But never once have I regretted the time taken to enjoy a hike with Yukon. Most people forget in their stressful work filled days to take that time to smell the roses. Thanks to Yukon, I smell them everyday.

Often I think, 'Okay, I'll take you for a short walk" only to decide at the usual turning back point for a short walk that it would be best to carry on. So we hike on.

Yukon turning five already? Well, may there be many more years of hiking on.

4 comments:

  1. Oh! Yukon is adorable! Happy birthday, Yukon!

    I've just stumbled onto your blog and I'm enthralled with your chimes. Beautiful does not quite describe your work. It's ethereal.

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  2. Hi judesmommy~
    Now that's a nice comment! Anybody who compliments my dog is an instant friend, but to go on and compliment my chimes, too~ well, you made my day! Thank you!

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  3. evisione7:49 PM

    He's adorable!

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  4. Hi evisione,
    Yes~ he's a sweety! Thanks for the comment. Tim

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