First hike of the Summer

Is Summer here already?

Last night I met up with some awesome friends so we could catch up on the last year or so since we have seen them.

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Cathy is in green, and also our (hubs and mine) Dogmom. She lives close enough where we see her about once a week. Tara is that crazy black dog she is holding. She is actually the first Patterdale terrier to ever earn a Super Dog title in the UKC. You have to earn a title in every single dog event that UKC offers, show, racing, obedience, weight pull, and probably a dozen other things. That dog is no joke!

Then there’s Bob and Paulette who moved to Arizona a couple of years ago with their dog, Mack. Mack is quite a dog himself, he is actually the sire (dad) to Tara and was apart of our very first litter. We are so blessed that we can still see him 6 years later. And see Bob and Paulette.

We all go way back with dog showing, and I miss them terribly. We ended up laughing until we were crying for most of the dinner. Good thing we were in a loud restaurant. I think we will be planning a trip to AZ in October. I haven’t been, so it’s kind of exciting.

In other news, this morning I headed to Rockville for some hiking fun!

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I had to choose which trail to follow pretty early into the hike.

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I went with Devil’s Backbone. I love this trail. It’s difficulty is perfect for me. It’s mostly uphill for the first half, and downhill for the second half. I was done in a little over an hour. And I burned this many calories.

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Brass and I had a great time!

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It’s almost like I went for a run.

Now I’m planning out the next week and trying to fit in several more hikes.

Have you gone hiking recently? Where?

Cheers!

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