Lazy Sunday CXXVII: Joy, Part II: Music

The first short week of the new school year is in the books, and assuming I’m still alive when this post pops this morning, I survived!

That’s reason enough to be joyful, but in case my survival of a three-day workweek doesn’t inspire you, here are some more “the joy of” posts of a decidedly musical extraction that might:

That’s it for this weekend’s joyful musings.  Here’s to a musically fulfilling Sunday!

Happy Sunday!

—TPP

Other Lazy Sunday Installments:

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7 thoughts on “Lazy Sunday CXXVII: Joy, Part II: Music

    • She has done well overall. I have a retired neighbor who comes and takes her out twice (and, when necessary, thrice) a day to go potty and to get some fresh air. One night this week she was acting out a bit, but she usually does well. I make a point of not making a big deal about leaving or coming home, but after I’ve been home for a few minutes and she’s gone out, I’ll go and love on her and make over her, telling her she’s such a good girl, etc. As the evenings get _slightly_ cooler, I’m coaxing her onto longer walks, which also helps get some of her energy out (of which there’s not much to begin with!). She usually gets a little hyped up around 8:30 or 9 PM, but then crashes by 10 PM, when I am usually getting ready for bed myself during the school year.

      This weekend she has done quite well. We walked to a Health and Wellness Fair in downtown Lamar (which took some coaxing with treats, haha), and by the time we got back, she was pooped (keep in mind, I live only two or three short blocks from Main Street!). She slept most of the rest of the morning and into the afternoon.

      She fell asleep on the couch last night while I was playing a game of Civilization VI (I have conquered or culturally absorbed most of Europe playing as the Gauls), and while she will normally follow me to the bedroom and get into her little bed in there, she was so tuckered out, she barely moved when I got up. She slept clear through the night on the couch, which made for a very cute sight first thing this morning.

      We go back to the vet on 31 August 2021 for them to check on her skin. I am dropping her off at PetSmart this morning before church for their FURminator ™ service and a bath, so hopefully she does well for them.

      I think after the 31 August appointment—if she is cleared medically—the Bull Terrier Rescue Mission will allow me to adopt her. I am very excited!

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      • Bless your heart! Thanks for taking the time to fill us in on how the two of you are melding into a ‘unit’.

        Fingers crossed for success on Aug. 31st.

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      • Of course! She is an angel, and I love her so much.

        She did very well at PetSmart this morning, according to Cassidy, the groomer. She smells so fresh, and her coat looks so sleek. We got home and she immediately used the bathroom, then we went in and she pretty much passed out on the kitchen floor while I made lunch. She is watching me now, waiting for some scraps of my meal, haha.

        I’ll let you know how it goes on the 31st.

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      • It’s very much like having a baby; you’ve got all that time to over-think it and then all of sudden, it’s right there looking at you and you realize it was always meant to be.

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