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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Happy New Year

Each sunrise is like a fresh start in my mind.

As the sun lights up the mountains with alpenglow, the sunrise is coming to an end, and I eagerly get started with my day.

Just like each sunrise, tomorrow marks the start of a new year. We will continue to welcome our new sweet puppy into our lives.

And we will revel in our love for Shyla and R.
While I rejoice in the puppyhood of Hachi, it has also shown me the rich wonder of the bond that we build with dogs who have been with us for many years, like Shyla and R.

I adore both - the crazy puppy love and the steadfast love of an adult dog. The coming year will be a time when those two wonders come together as Hachi forms bonds with everyone in our pack.

Happy 2019. There is so much to look forward to!!!


  1. more times than not, in the past year, your posts, words and photos, have brought tears to my eyes of joy or sadness. I love dogs and other critters and I always get my fill here. your words today touched my heart, remembering out other dogs and how much they loved us and Big Boy is filling our hearts with his love, 3 months today and each day we bond more and more

  2. What a spectacular sunrise! Happy New Year to your pack, KB♥

  3. Beautiful! Happy New Year from all of us!

  4. Happy Happy Healthy 2019 and I know it will be full of fun and frolicking. Beautiful sunrise!
    Ear scratches to all the pups young and older and hugs to the humans
    PS Got the house back in order today. Family room looks bigger w/o a tree. LOL

  5. Hubby has fallen in love with Hachi. Just saying.

    Have a woof woof day all you pups. May your peeps and you have a very happy and healthy New Year. ♥

  6. Happy new 2019 to you and all your family ~ furry and otherwise!
    thank you for spreading the JOY! xoxo

  7. Mom says a new puppy shows her how much she really knows about the other dogs, and how much she needs to learn about the little one. My first nose work ORT was a real awakening for my mom. She had no idea what the things I was doing meant. We worked on it and now she knows me so much better. Enjoy the puppy time.

  8. Yes, so many new beginnings - that's what a new year is all about!!!

    We wish you a wonderful year in 2019. Lots of joy, fun, good health, and happiness with family and friends.

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    ║╔╗║╔╗║╔╣╔╩╗╔╝ ★ NEW YEAR ☆
    ╚╝╚╩╝╚╩╝╚╝═╚╝ ♥¥☆★☆★☆¥♥ ★☆ ♥♥♥

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, Timber, and Mom

  9. Such beautiful words to start the new year. Happy New Year to all of you!

  10. And thank you for sharing it all with us! Happy blessed New Year to all of you!

  11. Looking forward to watching your pack bond even further in 2019!

    Happy New Year!

  12. Happy 2019 to you and your pack!

  13. What an exciting year you have ahead of you. Happy New Year to your whole family!
    ♥ from all of us at Wag 'n Woof Pets

  14. May 2019 be a wonderful year for you!

  15. Beautiful!

    Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!

  16. Avery beautiful post KB!
    Beautiful photos!
    Happy New Year

  17. I know watching Hachi grow will be a joy for us all. My coworkers agree on his indescribable cuteness. :)

    Happy New Year to your entire family, human and canine!

  18. Yes you certainly DO have a lot to look forward to in 2019!! May the year be extra good to you! Happy New Year!

  19. Aw, such a cute little guy. Congrats on the new addition.


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