Rhapsody in Bloo

A dogumentary of my life with my hooman


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Building a dog park, building a community

Screen Shot 2015-02-08 at 10.02.23 AMI lived on this beautiful road in Waterbury for 3 years. During those years I can’t tell you how many times I walked up and down that road. There were wooded trails behind my house which were great for snowshoeing in the winter, hiking and mountain biking in the summer. And I took full advantage no matter what the season.

During my 3 years there, I never once met my neighbors. Not one. Ever.

I didn’t have a dog then. It’s different when you have dogs.

I have now lived in my new house for 4 months and have already met 3 of my neighbors and countless other dog owners out walking their dogs on the trails behind my house.

My point is, dogs bring people together.

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A Walk in The Bark Park

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Hurry up Mom, let’s goooo.

These days walking my dog is a full body workout. He’s only 50 pounds in weight but damn can that dog pull.

Needless to say, he is a bit of a handful on the leash. He’s all muscle and has a vision of where he wants to go and how quickly he wants to get there. And most of the time, I don’t share the same vision.

That’s why I’m so thankful that my cute little town is building a dog park, appropriately called – The Bark Park. And yesterday we went to give it a test run.

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