Our First Long Walk of the Year
May 3, 2023
I got out with the dogs last week for our first long walk of the year.
A couple of us are showing our age.
I limp a bit more than I used to, and although I didn’t think it possible, Ace has gotten even slower.
Never a fast dog, Ace has paced himself his entire life. It’s served him well. With the exception of a slower gait and a graying muzzle, you’d never guess he’s almost 12.
He might be going on 11.
A middle dog, he always slipped under the radar, hunting behind older, better-trained, faster, more enthusiastic dogs.
He didn’t seem to mind and neither did I. He never mi...