dog lesson of the day = tenacity.
Kate - obsessor over sticks, frisbees, or any other object which might be thrown - is still struggling with the "drop it" part of retrieving. But she never, never, never, gives up on the rest of it.
Today I tried the strategy of throwing a new stick instead of waiting for her to drop the old one:
The sky held nothing of note today - damp air, thick cloud cover, but nary a snowflake. We've been three weeks without, and some of us Mainers are hungry for more.
and speaking of Mainers, and tenacity - headline news yesterday raved over the gold medal win of Mainer Seth Wescott, who was quoted as saying: “My love of snowboarding is for the mountains, the snow and those moments when I get to be alone with gravity… Tapping into the soul and the essence… this is me.”