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Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Exploring Our New Territory
1) Beautiful weather (for Saskatchewan in February)
2) I got home before it was too dark
3) I have no plans for this evening
4) I'm not falling-down tired
So that means ... WALKIES!!
We finally got to get out and explore our new neighborhood. I have been spending some time on Google Maps getting a feel for the different streets around me and how to get to various areas of the city from here, and in doing so found that there is a large park near by. Today we went searching for it and, lo and behold, less than a 5 minute walk from our house is THIS ...
I took the Chuck-It along and the boys got to race around in the snow for a bit.
Until we lost the ball ...
We met a new friend, Joey and his mom. They live in the area and say this is a great place for walking the dogs as it is nice and quite when the kids are out of school. Joey was a little bit pushy, but seemed like a nice guy and didn't get upset with Gio's incessant barking. His mom let him off leash for a bit and the boys ran and sniffed and barked at each other. Then they went on their way.
Since the ball was now lost in the snow, the boys just enjoyed running and barking at each other for a while.
While Romeo is elated just to run back and forth on the well-traveled and hard-packed path ...
Gio prefers off-roading and plowing through the snow drifts face first.
Classy, Gee. REAL classy.
I can tell that we are going to be making frequent trips to this park. We'll have to go back as soon as the snow begins to melt to find that tennis ball ... I think it was our last one.
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