animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

100

I did it! I got my 100 volunteer hours in as of today! Just in time, too, with the bad weather right around the corner. I will, of course, continue to volunteer through the winter as long as the weather allows. But, I’m glad I accomplished my self-imposed goal so …

kick the keg

The Humane Society had a “Kick the Keg” fundraiser at The Fifth last night. Jake (a newly minted shelter volunteer) and I (a volunteer and shelter board member who is expected to attend these things) attended. At the event, the proceeds from a certain keg of beer went to the …

dog weekend

My weekend was heavy on dog activities. As usual, I went to the pack walk at the shelter on Saturday morning. In the afternoon, Jake and I met up with Jen (from work) and her dog Ruby at the Windber Rec dog park. There were like 10 dogs there! I …

back with the pack

The humane society opened back up to the public this week and the pack walks were reinstated as well. The first one was today. I went to it and we had a really good turnout–six walkers! It was pretty much just the usual people, but I wasn’t sure if everyone …