After some post-vaccine exhaustion and chill yesterday, I awoke at 5:30 am ready to resume normal life - well, as normal as it gets these days.
'Bent and AdventureDog went to Pretty River to run with Tarno and Ed. I took BazingaDog for a walk on the Kolapore short Bruce Trail Loop through the winter field. The snow wasn't that deep on the field so we were still walking through weeds but it was nice to be back on that route. It was probably a little more than BazingaDog needed as he is still recovering from his injury but he had a fantastic time and enjoyed rolling on his back in the snow.
Later, 'Bent was surprised on the eve of his birthday when friends arrived for dinner. Exciting! Four guests made it the largest crowd we've hosted indoors in almost two years. A brief taste of sweet normalcy!
First to the door to say "Surprise!" were Coach LD and Goose.
Then it was Dr. and Dr. Tarno.
And Koko, who wisely made herself at home on the dog bed in front of the fireplace.
Our dogs were surprisingly gentlemanly about it.
For the record, I was there too.