After a recent (unannounced) break I’m back to posting.
Faye and I took the dogs to Pittsburgh PA and attended a fund-raiser for the Southwest Pennsylvania Retriever Rescue Organization, S.P.A.R.R.O. for short. S.P.A.R.R.O. and it’s companion organization, Shades of Grey Sanctuary for Senior Dogs, are operated by Joe Maringo, a truly remarkable man. We had a great time and hope we helped raise a good sum for a worthy cause. Joe hosted a Lab Fest the next day; people and dogs had good fellowship.
We expected Achilles and Fitzi to be good in the car. We are very pleased with how good they were around unfamilar people and dogs. Achilles ambles around the fenced in area.
We really appreciate all of the kindness and generosity everyone shared and expect to attend next year.
While it was great to go away, after 1400 klicks in four days it’s good to be home.