It has been a busy week filled with ups and downs.
Last Friday, the 6th, was a bad day for me. I just got so down I couldn't think and kept tearing up. It was the two month anniversary of my Mom's passing. I am better now but oh my goodness last Thursday, Friday and the weekend. I could barely make myself do my laundry. Almost like an emotional overload. I guess these days are normal and will occur less as time goes on. But until then please forgive me if I "disappear" for a few days.
I knew I had to do something to help bring myself out of this so I made plans to attend the AKC Westminster dog show. I went yesterday and made a day of it. Admission is pretty steep but, oh, I was in doggie heaven. :) I saw so many gorgeous dogs. If I had the money AND if anyone was selling I probably would have brought a few home with me. LOL No. Not really.
I did see the winner of this years Westminster. What an adorable handsome dog. Not my breed of choice but a wonderful example of his breeds standard.
My main reason in attending the show is that I am hoping to get another dog soon. I do miss my Maggie, my late Irish Setter. Am I getting another Irish Setter? Probably. :) I just love that breed. But I also like a few others so I went and watched the dogs, talked to owners and breeders and, well, just gloried in the surroundings.
I am feeling in such a better mood today. Guess a few puppy kisses can heal a lot. :)
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