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I’m not sure how long ago I committed to walking the dogs every morning but it’s been long enough to make it a solid habit now. So much so that the dogs get antsy the same time every morning and Maddie (the black dog) starts slapping me if I’m not up and getting ready to go “on time”. We had to pause for Maddie’s surgery and her recovery but I went by myself during that time and I thought she would burst from happiness on our first day back out there, they really do love it that much. I’ve even forced Sprog to drag his teenage hide out there by himself and take them when I’ve had other commitments that prevented me from doing it.

We go when it’s cold. We go when it’s crazy windy.
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Today thanks to DST was the first time I’ve been out before the sun was actually up
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and we almost caught Willy leaving for work. He was turning the corner right as we were about to cross the street and Maddie spotted his car and started to run for him. So cute and slightly dangerous. Thankfully I always walk the girls on the leash :-)

Over the weekend I shot an outdoor wedding and as I currently have a sinus infection, it knocked me down pretty hard but we had plans with friends that evening to see another one of our friends do an acoustic set here before heading on to SXSW shows and I didn’t want to cancel. I’m really glad I went because not only was it a crazy evening for the record books but I also had a couple of people tell me how much they love seeing our morning walk pictures and it really made my night. I didn’t plan on it turning into a “project” but somehow it has morphed into something that I not only look forward to every day but that I get excited about documenting and putting out there into the world. The fact that other people are enjoying it too? It’s just icing on the cake and brings a smile to my face.

This entry was posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 8:35 am and is filed under Around Town, Doggie, Exercising, Family, Photographing. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

5 Responses to “the walkers”

Jesabes Says:

That last picture is gorgeous!

Hillary Says:

These are some of my favorite instagram pictures. So, thank you!

Alice Says:

i personally LOVE your morning walk photos (as well as am overrun with jealousy that you have someplace lovely to walk / weather that encourages walking / the ability to haul yourself out of bed before work to actually go walking….)

Home Sweet Sarah Says:

YUP, your #morningwalk pictures are pretty much the first I see when I scroll through IG in bed in the mornings. Love them!

Blondie Says:

Awe – happy puppies!! And great pics

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