Category Archives: New Mexico

Four states and one time zone later…


We left New Mexico last Wednesday, and here we are in Jackson, Tennessee on Sunday.  After all that vast, brown, crunchy beauty of the Southwest, I have to say that the green grass, fully leafed trees, and overabundance of water … Continue reading

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Day two on the road home…


I woke up an hour early this morning in Albuquerque – looked at the clock, which said 7:15 and thought I should get up and moving.  “Wow, the sun comes up later here,” I said to Max, who opened one … Continue reading

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Tumbleweeds are rolling: a chance encounter in the Black Range


After six weeks and six days in Silver City, NM, Max and I loaded up Tumbleweed and headed for home this morning.  Okay, I loaded Tumbleweed.  Max did the heavy panting and pacing – ready to make a mad dash … Continue reading

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worth 1,000 words?


We have no news to report from Silver City, except that Max is healing really well.  He’s up to his old tricks – bringing me the errant sock, my slippers or shoes (one by one), and the occasional toy as … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the dog park…


Much to my surprise, we woke this morning to about 2″ of snow on the ground!  There’s a rain barrel outside my kitchen window and the water on the top of it was frozen…   I knew Max would like to … Continue reading

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Update on the patient


After yesterday’s positive dog park experience, I was really looking forward to our training session today – and it was a really good one. Gail is almost as good as our great trainer back in Maine, Diana Logan of Pet … Continue reading

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Sunday at the dog park… and more


Sunday afternoon, Silver City.  After yesterday’s gorgeous 64° welcome, it was a bit of a shock to wake up to low 30s and tiny hail this morning. For most of the day the sun comes out, the sun goes in, … Continue reading

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