We made it

Christmas is over, and Rufus survived boarding. He did it one previous time back in October for two nights but I was closer, in Colorado Springs. This time I was a thousand miles away. I worried he'd act up and that I wouldn't be there to come and get him. But Sophie was his comfort dog …

One

The puppy is one year old. This should be a seminal date in his maturation process. But he's a puppy with a puppy brain so of course it means nothing to him. He's still a puppy with puppy desires: he wants to run and play and chew. I have to admit to feeling some frustration …