It’s In Your Process

Trying to be perfect as a way to escape failure really sabotaged me, both during my dog training journey and in life. I thought I couldn’t make a mistake, because I would ruin what I was trying to create. It kept me in analysis paralysis. One dog trainer I follow says, β€œThe way you do…

Level Agility Unlocked

We finally got out yesterday to face down some of our fears and I am shocked at what happened. My friend Kristin and her speedy Italian Greyhound, Skittles, joined us for a little agility fun. We grabbed our clip and go jumps and planned to meet up at the dog school. I had no expectations….

Little Girl Found

  I found her hiding in the corner. I told her she was not a monster and she could choose to believe it. She said she did and we kicked that shit to the curb. We wasted so much time. My niece is possibly being bullied in basketball. I realize I am a huge influence…

I Am Grateful

I noticed something interesting this week, while we were out walking on our trails. We were just about to the back side of the land. It is a long fenced section. We hadn’t anticipating needing to fence it, but had some motivation for doing so. One day my neighbor thought my husband was mowing on…

Why Did She Wait So Long

Shame kept me quiet… I was at the Salvation Army day camp. They would take groups of kids to various lakes during the summer months. My friend and I would go often to hang out at the beach. This particular summer, I was maybe 12. I had on my new swimsuit. It was turquoise blue,…

Discovering All Moving Things

Wow, so much has happened since I last wrote. I wish I would have actually blogged (create SHORT stories) about it. HA! I will see what I can do to capture the events, I really wanted to sort this out as it happened. First, I have joined forces with three dog ladies. Pretty cool, as…