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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Dear Old Sandy Fe

 
This trip had to include a quick stop at Irene's. Her dear old pup, Sandy Fe, is now fifteen, and who knows how much longer she'll be around. Irene insists I'm one of Sandy's favorite humans, so this was a must-do visit. Sandy is the only dog left from the group that were all puppies nearly at the same time, that included Maggie.

Golden Retriever

With the aid of more medications Sandy's feeling much more spry, and went on a two-mile walk with us. She and Irene manage this nearly every day, thanks to a little-used road that is kept plowed. Sandy even manages to run-hop a few steps every now and then. She still loves life!

winter walking

We walked an entrance road to Letchworth State Park where the Genesee River flows in the bottom of this gorge northward to Lake Ontario. I've taken you to this park in western New York before. This is another view of the Hogback. It's the ridge on which that dark line of trees grows, lower down than the edge of the bluff.

Letchworth Hogback

And today I made it back to Michigan, across the Blue Water Bridge.

Blue Water Bridge

Chuck and Sylvia graciously took me in again tonight. Home tomorrow!

See Letchworth Hogback- The Other Side
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5 comments:

Karen and Gerard said...

Yea for Sandy Fe that she can still do a 2-mile walk in this kind of weather! Hope our dog lives as long and is still as hearty! Our dog loves to walk too.

Ann Thompson said...

wow 15 and still walking 2 miles a day. She looks like a real sweetheart

Jean Knill said...

Good to see Sandy. I've been reading about her in your book.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello sharkbytes its dennis the vizsla dog hay aww sandy fes fayse reeminds me of my sister trixies fayse!!! keep walking and wagging yoo elder statesgirls!!! ok bye

Lin said...

Aw, that is nice that you got to see her again. So hard to see them age, though. :(

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