Saturday, February 1, 2014

Currently!

Finally it is February!  It could not come any sooner!  I am so ready to leave January behind.  How could three weeks of school seem like half a century?  Enough small talk, I have places to go and puppies to meet, onto the Farley's Currently!
Listening:  I love my dishwasher, but not when I am waiting on it!  Those newfangled things take forever!
Loving:  For those of you just checking in for the first time, I fell during workouts - chest first into the ballet barre and mirrored wall - during the first week of January.  Let me tell you, a bruised sternum and inflamed chest cartilage (yes, by that I mean my "girls") REALLY, REALLY, REALLY HURT!  A month has gone by and I can finally function at a semi-normal pace.  I thought it was never going to happen.  It was all I could do to get through the day.  My microwaveable bean bag and I have never been closer.
Thinking, Wanting, and Needing: All three of these are regarding my puppy.  During November, I had to say a final goodbye to my beautiful Maddie girl, and Lucy (and me too) have been really lonely.  I especially have missed having a BIG dog, because it is a little easier to sleep at night with a 90lb dog keeping watch.  Today, I am picking up my new puppy! 

He is a compromise puppy.  I was looking for a smaller dog to keep Lucy company, my brother had other ideas.  He kept sending me pictures of giant scary dogs (one of which I am pretty sure was an actual werewolf).   Then we all fell in love with Hank.  My brother and sister-in-law have graciously offered to foster him for me until I am out of school at the end of May.  Not only was my brother a K9 trainer and handler in the Air Force, they raise great dogs, and they are home during the day.  Not to mention that Tex will teach him how to be a great watch dog.  Remember Tex from the great yarn escapade last summer? Aside from the yarn, I never felt safer than when Tex was with me.
And I will have an excellent excuse to drive up the coast to Solvang and visit.  Oh, the torture of a drive up the California coast and winding through vineyards!  How will I ever survive?

Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to link up with Farley!  Oh, about the fib...if you are a Stephen Colbert fan, you already know the answer.  I could care less about the Superb Owl, I always watch the Puppy Bowl:).

6 comments:

  1. Congrats on your new puppy. He looks adorable!

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  2. Ouch! Those workout injuries can be a beast! I bruised my toes last year running and it has taken almost 6 months to heal. I am glad you are feeling better! Enjoy the puppy bowl!

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  3. So glad to hear that you're finally feeling better. And I'm so glad you get to bring home your puppy today. Those are two things that have been a long time coming. I want to hear the story about you getting kicked out of dance class!!!!

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  4. The puppy looks so sweet! It looks like you have a lot of love in your future! I confess, I don't know what "Superb Owl" even means!

    Sally from Elementary Matters

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  5. OH my goodness, Hank is ADORABLE!!! Pictures, pictures, pictures PLEASE!

    Jennifer

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  6. Hi Laura! This is my first time visiting - I saw you on the link-up. I'm so sorry about Maddie... it's hard to lose a member of your family! I can't wait to see more pictures of that adorable puppy!

    There aren't too many blogs for the upper grades. I teach 5th right now. I've added you to my blog list, and I look forward to sharing ideas with you!

    -April
    http://performinginfifth.blogspot.com

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