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Settling In: Life With Aster

I’m very happy to report that after a few months of Aster living with us, life around the Altitude to Adelaide household has settled, more or less, into a routine and Aster is turning into a very good girl.   Four Months Old May was an interesting month with some ups and downs. We went to […]

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Camping With a Puppy

Yes! It is possible to find adventure and camp with a puppy in your life.  It just requires a little bit of extra preparation, a sensible approach, and a dog-friendly setting.  June long weekend, we took five-month-old Aster on her first camping trip.  As first-time puppy parents we were optimistic about the trip because Aster […]

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Adventures with Aster the Bernese Mountain Dog

If I’m being honest, I am pretty exhausted. I am happy, in love, surprised, excited, feeling accomplished, feeling like a failure, full of awe, grateful, and tired. So…very…tired. A bit of a catchup It’s amazing how much can change in a few weeks, or even a few months. Last year was full of disappointment: COVID-19 […]

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Running for Solitude

Where do you go when you need solitude? Anywhere I can run, I have solitude. Running is a great way to get into your own head and out of it at the same time. If I’m stressed, I run. If I need to work something through, I run. If I need some space or time […]

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Bloganuary Catch Up

I honestly intended to blog daily this month, or at least almost daily, but I have fallen behind on the Bloganuary daily writing prompts. This is partly because, well, life happened and partly some of the prompts, such as ‘What emoji(s) do you like to use?’, I have no interest in answering. I have found […]