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See this image larger(5 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerShe needed a hero. So that's what she became.See this image largerGrateful to find beauty walking along the city streets.See this image largerMarie Forleo looks so much like Maya Rudolph, I keep giggling through the Tummy Tone Party Zone DVD waiting for the comedy sketchSee this image largerMall walking with the labracadabrador.See this image largerBeautiful walk around Kearny Mesa after yoga practice.See this image largerWalking the labracadabrador.See this image largerWalked my sweet service dog at the mall today. Traded in a dozen empty containers for two new lipsticks at MAC. (Addie Shanti looked disappointed in their selection of reds.)See this image largerWalked the labracadabrador around the neighborhood.See this image largerWalked the Labracadabrador around First UU at sunset before the Dharma talk.See this image largerSlower walk with my favorite little grrl meant more time to appreciate the neighborhood.See this image largerAnother magical sunset walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerAnother magical sunset walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerBabysitting my favorite little ones again today.See this image largerAfter a week of resting my ankle, I actually got to limp about for a bit this evening while the Labracadabrador enjoyed half an hour of off leash frolicking.See this image largerFirst slow walk around the block after resting my ankle for a week. Plenty of ice to come this evening!See this image largerSlow easy walk with the Labracadabrador in the rain. Grateful for mobility!See this image largerSo grateful to be mobile again. Just needed my ankle brace for a beautiful hilly sunset walk with the Labracadabrador after yoga practice.See this image largerGrateful for the mobility for another sunset walk with the Labracadabrador. See this image largerAnother magical sunset walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerGrateful for another sunset walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerBeautiful walk in Coronado with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerGrateful for another sunset walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largeris grateful for a visit with her favorite new person.(4 comments)See this image largerWalking with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerSunset after dance classSee this image largerStorm a brewin'!See this image largerSunset walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWalk around the Bay.See this image largerWalking with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerYou know summer is on her way when the sunset is still waiting for you after belly dance.See this image largerSunset walk at the mall with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerAnother magical sunset walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerWalking the neighborhood with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerThree hours of clearing and organizing the garage for friends who need to move, but so much of it was sorting papers, I'll call it an hour. Also, Addie Shanti's first art by her favorite preschooler!See this image largerThree more hours of clearing out the garage for friends, hard to track as fitness with so much stopping to sort and decide! Great to play with their daughter after.See this image largerAnother magical sunset walk at the bay with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerQuick adventure with the Labracadabrador before dance class.See this image largerAnother magical sunset walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerWalking​ the Labracadabrador through the June gloom at the Bay.See this image largeris delighted with the edible arrangement to thank her for all her hard work helping friends with their garage!(1 comments)See this image largerAdventure with the Labracadabrador through the June gloom. (This orange beauty is a Lion's Tail.)See this image largerSo happy to meet up with beloveds at the Bay for walking the Labracadabrador!See this image largerFrolic at the playground with my favorite three year old.See this image largerGrateful to lead yoga practice today.See this image largerHilly walk with the Labracadabrador around Cowles Mountain.See this image largerTook care of some errands on our walk today: picked up prescriptions, donated a phone to the women's shelter, snapped some pretty flowers.See this image largerEven on a gloomy day, my sweet Labracadabrador helps me find the good stuff on our sunset walk.See this image largerCropping photos and writing out morning pagesSee this image largerWalking at the bay with my sweet service dog.See this image largerHad a great time at the playground with my favorite three year old!See this image largerLove walking with my magical pup every evening.See this image largerHilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerMagical sunset walk with the Labracadabrador after a perfect day of mystery solving.See this image largerAlways grateful for another magical sunset walk with the Labracadabrador around the bay.See this image largerSunset adventure with the Labracadabrador, looking for the beauty hidden everywhere.See this image largerSunset walk with the Labracadabrador after her bath.See this image largerLove my magical sunset walks with my Labracadabrador. (And for those who can't see it, Labrador + abracadabra = Labracadabrador.)See this image largerMore sunset adventure time with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerGrateful to lead yoga practice todaySee this image largerThe flowers love this heat wave!See this image largerWalking through the June gloom at the bay with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerLove the marine layer of June gloom on sunset walks at the Bay with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerMy sweet Labracadabrador helps me find the good stuff.See this image largerGrateful to lead yoga practiceSee this image largerSlow walk with the Labracadabrador in the 90 degree heat. Whew!See this image largerGorgeous sunset walk with the Labracadabrador after a perfect day of mystery solving.See this image largerGrateful to walk the Labracadabrador around the Bay with a beloved tonight. 3.5 months of solo walking has meant lots of great pictures, but what a happy difference to talk with a friend.See this image largerSunset walk with the Labracadabrador See this image largerCleaning everything with white vinegar, dusting, vacuuming the floors, washing all the dog bedding, loving all the houseplants. (This one is named Tallulah.)See this image largerSunset walk with the Labracadabrador after her bath at South Bark.See this image largerFound some interesting palm tree fruit on my sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerFound a beautiful Lion’s tail flower on my sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerFront of the Museum of Art on my sunset walk with the Labracadabrador before stargazing in the park with the local astronomy association.See this image largerSunset walk with the Labracadabrador at the bay is even nicer with a friend.See this image largerWhat a treat to enjoy the air conditioning walking the Labracadabrador at my wife's office while she replenished their coffee service.See this image largerWalking under a full moon at Mission Bay with the Labracadabrador while the whole sky is a silver lining!See this image largerSo grateful for a hilly sunset walk with the Labracadabrador under a gorgeous muggy sky. Just love hustling with Addie Shanti until we are both panting. Hooray for mobility!See this image largerGrateful for another magical sunset walk around Cowles Mountain with the Labracadabrador after yoga practice. Mondays are the best.See this image largerWonderful feast with beloveds after a half hour dash around the mall with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerGrateful for a friend to share a sunset walk at Mission Bay with the Labracadabrador!See this image largerGrateful for a safe place to walk the Labracadabrador after so many hours of Hulk smashing my latest court report. (Submitted it a week early so I can prepare for my intensive.) I love being a CASA!See this image largerSo much fun to walk the Labracadabrador at the Pride festival in Balboa Park tonight!See this image largerMall walking with my magical service dog.See this image largerGrateful to lead yoga practiceSee this image largerHilly walk with the Labracadabrador after yogaSee this image largerSunset walk with my LabSee this image largerSo grateful for a surprise play date with my favorite four year old!See this image largerSome great adventures with the Labracadabrador today!See this image largerIf my pup and I hustle on our walk to the taco shop, I am already burning calories by the time I order my chile relleno!See this image largerSunset walk through the park with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSunset walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerGrateful each day for my sunset walk with my Labracadabrador See this image largerSunset walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWalked the Labracadabrador before and after dance classSee this image largerMall walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWalking and talking on another great outing with my CASA kidSee this image largerAnother gorgeous walk with my sweet LabracadabradorSee this image largerLove finding treasures on my walks with the Labracadabrador!See this image largerWalked the Labracadabrador around our local candlelight vigil in unity with the peaceful protestors at UVA Charlottesville, sending love and light and peace into our world!See this image largerBirthday walk at the bay with the Labracadabrador: here is a stump that looked really interesting to me.See this image largerClosed escrow, did the walk through, got the keys to our new manufactured home! WOW!See this image largerGrateful for another wonderful adventure in Balboa Park with my sweet service dog. (For those of you who are asking for her picture, there are some in my album!)See this image largerWalking my service dog around the garden center feels very different when we are finally moving into our forever home. Now I want to buy everything!See this image largerSubflooring sanded, cleaned, primed, and floor sander rental returned. Everything prepared for flooring installation. Grateful for beloveds. Sweaty workout!See this image largerSo grateful for another magical adventure with the Labracadabrador at the bay.See this image largerHard to figure out how to track six hours of flooring installation. I figure I was moving, lifting, bending, cutting, and rushing around for at least half the time.See this image largerWorked on our flooring install until full dark, so I walked my sweet Labracadabrador at the mall.See this image largerWalking all of the recycling and trash to the bins at the new place, with the pup in tow. (Here's a shot of her during the eclipse today.)See this image largerEight more hours of flooring today, giving myself three hours of credit since all of the sitting and trimming all the odd pieces left to take care of probably doesn't burn many calories. So sore and tired!See this image largerAlways grateful for another magical sunset adventure with my Labracadabrador.See this image largerGrateful for cooler weather and a cloudy day with all this packing and cleaning. (Here's another pretty picture from my dog walk. See the sleepy bee?)See this image largerWatching the season one finale of Sense8, and here's one last gorgeous shot from my sunset walk with my sweet service Lab.See this image largerGrateful for a break from cleaning, sorting and packing for a sunset adventure with the pup. Here is a picture of the water tower above the soccer stadium.See this image largerMoonlight walk with the Labracadabrador. (I have a lot to learn about low light photography. Not sure there's much more I can do with a phone camera, but there might be!)See this image largerGood to follow a sweaty day of packing and sorting with a sunset adventure with my sweet Labracadabrador. Here is a picture of a white bower vine we found on our walk.See this image largerGrateful for a walk with my sweet Lab after another very sweaty day of moving.See this image largerLove walking the Labracadabrador in IKEA while planning out our new home. How do you say crack pipe chandelier in Swedish?See this image largerAlmost done cleaning, sorting and packing the office. Found this love note to myself in my desk. Sure needed that reminder today.See this image largerGrateful for respite from the heat while walking the Labracadabrador in IKEA and Living Spaces for our new furniture.See this image largerChange of plans: moving lots more furniture while we had the rental truck today. Then moved more plants and our statue from the old place. Nearly 100 degrees today. Whew! Took my pup with so she could have some A/C.See this image largerBrisk indoor walk in the air conditioning with my Labracadabrador. Here's an adorable picture of her rushing to greet me as I got up this morning.See this image largerMall walk with the Labracadabrador. Here's a shot of her belly rubs this morning while she tells me all about the raccoons chittering in the heat last night and the statue in the back yard that scared her today.See this image largerSlow stroll through Lowe's and IKEA with my service dog, shopping for our new home and enjoying the air conditioning. (Here's a picture of my sweet Labracadabrador from this morning.)See this image largerMoving in: cleaning, unpacking, running around. Here is a picture of my sweet Lab napping with her purple rhino today.See this image largerLove teaching belly dance on Tuesday evenings! Here is a picture of the hibiscus in my neighbor's yard.See this image largerYeah, I know it is a huge wall of ad, but she makes me happy every time I walk the Labracadabrador at the mall.See this image largerWalked in the air conditioning at IKEA and Lowe's with my sweet service dog. Here is a picture of her in front of our new purple couch. (Wow, lighting is really important! Just looks gray.)See this image largerFirst hilly sunset walk with the Labracadabrador around our new community. Here comes some very welcome rain!See this image largerFirst hilly sunset walk with the Labracadabrador around our new community. Here comes some very welcome rain!See this image largerHustling on my hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerRunning, climbing, swinging, sliding, and carrying my favorite four year old aroundSee this image largerVery gentle yoga practice for a friend who started chemo and radiation todaySee this image largerHilly sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador after yoga. Here is a beautiful ruffled succulent.See this image largerAnother IKEA adventure with the Labracadabrador. I love how many of the lamps look like awesome kindergarten art.See this image largerAnother IKEA adventure with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerDharma talk and mall walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerScrubbed the pup at South Bark Dog WashSee this image largerWalked my service dog on a zillion errands at Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, and IKEASee this image largerPowered through picking, lifting, packing, and unloading SO much more furniture from IKEA. Dripping in sweat!See this image largerRelaxed, played games, had a visit with friendsSee this image largerPoolside walk with the Labracadabrador while friends went for a dipSee this image largerHumbled with gratitude to walk with my brilliant CASA kid at the bay todaySee this image largerYoga practice is always better with a beloved friend.See this image largerSneaked in one more hour of furniture assembly tonight! Added Capita legs to a Kallax shelf, and now we have Labracadabrador furniture instead of baskets all over the house. Addie Shanti seems fairly unimpressed so far.See this image largerAnother magical mall adventure with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerI was only allowed to do half the walk with the Labracadabrador today at the playground, and then my favorite four year old insisted that I play while my wife finished walking the pup.See this image largerClimbing, sliding, lifting, running, exploring with my favorite four year old. Getting going on the swing is good hard work when it is up so high that your feet cannot reach the ground!See this image largerFour hours of furniture assembly today. So much easier with a friend! Lots of lifts and squats, but mostly standing or kneeling and working with fastening things together. An hour of fitness seems like fair tracking. (This paw print was my Labracadabrador helping with desk assembly while it was laid out on the floor.)See this image largerSunset walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerAlmost enough light to see all three flowers in my purple hair. Ready for dance class!See this image largerReturned leftover boxes of vinyl plank flooring, and then enjoyed exploring Home Depot with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerKey holder shelf installed at front door, just a bit of tidying today. See this image largerLast big IKEA adventure to gather a zillion doodads and flat packs that will become our entertainment center. I call this one in their cafe The Larva Lamp.See this image largerExploring decorating ideas on a mall walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSunset adventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerGrateful to play with my favorite four year old after a memorial service today. My pup just loves her!See this image largerWalking is a little slower when you have an infant in a stroller, a service dog, and a four year old stopping to blow all the dandelions!See this image largerQuick walk with the Labracadabrador around the new neighborhoodSee this image largerHere's another gorgeous picture from my afternoon walk, even though these fitness minutes were walking my service dog at a home store in the mall.See this image largerWhat a sunset on my way to teach class tonight!See this image largerGood hilly hike with the wife (now that she has more mobility) and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerMall walk with the Labracadabrador. One orange leaf = autumn in San DiegoSee this image largerHilly sunset adventure with my wife and the Labracadabrador around our new neighborhood while the mushroom quiche baked.See this image largerHere is a gazing ball from my hilly walk with the Labracadabrador while generous beloveds worked on troubleshooting the audio on our new entertainment system.See this image largerFun picture from the restaurant after dance classSee this image largerHilly sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador around the neighborhood after a fun game day with beloved friend. Sure needed that!See this image largerPerfect night for a mall adventure with the Labracadabrador. Wife is having a rough time with pain again, sat while I did half the walk.See this image largerHilly afternoon walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSunset adventure with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerIn three hours of furniture assembly, very little of it felt like fitness. Here is the mourning dove feather that greeted me when I pulled up at my friend's house.See this image largerWalked with my service dog in Lowe's and enjoyed their seasonal displays.See this image largerLittle blue blessing in our back yard.See this image largerMall adventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerMall walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSo grateful to walk and talk with my brilliant CASA kid on our outing todaySee this image largerWorking hard to clean, repair, assemble, and craft to make a friend's vision of her very own Enchanted Tiki Room come true!See this image largerDelighted with another magical sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador. (This was free firewood in a front yard.)See this image largerCelebrated a big milestone today! Grateful for the countless benefits of sobriety.See this image largerSo grateful for playground time with my favorite four year old. We got to run and dance, swing and climb, slide and discuss very important things.See this image largerHot bath with epsom salts and a fantastic book. Also, here is a picture of an adorable mini pumpkin on my porch.See this image largerAlmost dark now before class starts!See this image largerHow lucky to have a safe place to walk once the temperature drops below 80See this image largerAdventure with the Labracadabrador in IKEA and Lowe's tonightSee this image largerGrateful for cooler weather today (under 80 degrees!) and a safe place we can walk after sunset with the Labracadabrador See this image largerAdventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerExceeded my National Novel Writing Month word count for the day!See this image largerMy trusty assistant helping me write out my NaNoWriMo pages for the daySee this image largerWonderful playground adventure with my favorite four year old today! In an hour of play, I probably worked hard climbing, lifting, running, and swinging for about ten minutes or so.See this image largerStunning how much sweaty hard work it is to shovel and sweep up a huge truckload of free mulch from the city landfill to the end of the carport so we can finally start to landscape the back yard!See this image largerRunning quick errands under a rainbow sherbet skySee this image largerExceeded my National Novel Writing Month word count for the day! See this image largerCircling the park between writing sessions!See this image largerSlow stroll around the park with my friend while she read me the first chapter of the book she is writing for National Novel Writing Month!See this image largerTidying and sweeping up outside, found this sweet lily goddess while running the recycling down to the dumpsterSee this image largerSlower walk with my wife now that she is feeling well enough to move. Here is a beautiful shot from the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.See this image largerGrateful for another adventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWrote out my memoir pages while riding the bike.See this image largerWashed the Labracadabrador, even though she did not appreciate itSee this image largerWalked around IKEA with my service dogSee this image largerMall walking with the Labracadabrador. Had a coupon to pick up 18 more pounds of Epsom salt at BB&B. Woohoo!See this image largerSo much sunshine on a long walk with my marvelous CASA kid!See this image largerHilly sunset adventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHuffed and puffed through a steep hilly sunset adventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSpotted a red-tailed hawk looking for her sunset meal, while all the wildlife went still and quiet.See this image larger86 degrees with sunshine, palm trees and blue skies. Eternal summer!See this image largerI loved starting a pumpkin-pie-is-cooling impromptu dance party with my favorite four year old when she was sick of waiting. This is the holiday greeting she made for me.See this image largerHilly nighttime adventure with the Labracadabrador after hosting a feast for the in laws.See this image largerHilly walk with my wife and my service dog, enjoying the festive cheer of our neighborsSee this image largerHuffing and puffing my way through a hilly adventure with the Labracadabrador, enjoying the decorations around the neighborhoodSee this image largerEach time I charge up the steepest hill in my new neighborhood with the Labracadabrador, there is a little less huffing and puffing. Fun to see all the holiday baubles on the way.See this image largerGrateful that my wife felt well enough for a walk around the steepest hills in the neighborhood with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerMall adventure with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerExploring the holiday decorations around the neighborhood with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerQuick walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerEnjoyed the sparklies on a hilly walk with the Labracadabrador after dinnerSee this image largerFun to see the lights and decorations on our hilly walk tonightSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerFinally hung the blackout curtains in the bedroom and put up a few more decorations See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. (Here are the boughs and lights on our porch at night.)See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSo many lights projected onto houses this year: I love the way they look in the succulents!See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerI love swinging and running and climbing and dancing during playground time with my favorite four year oldSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador: I love the holiday lights projected onto so many houses this year!See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSee this image largerEnjoyed the sparklies on a steep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerGrateful for a hilly walk around the in laws' place while the turkey heated up in the roaster. Sure wish I could share the 72 degree weather with all of you!See this image largerGrateful for the mobility for a steep hilly walk with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the Labracadabrador. (Ice plant is the only "ice" in San Diego.)See this image largerGave the Labracadabrador her bath at South Bark Dog WashSee this image largerGreat pace for a walk with the wife feeling better and the Labracadabrador ready to goSee this image largerSparkle party IKEA lamps on our rainy day adventure with the Labracadabrador. (Hooray for rain, a rare treat in Southern California!)See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerThe only thing better than a Labracadabrador is one with a blurry tailSee this image largerClimbing, running, swinging and sliding with my favorite four year oldSee this image largerAnother marvelous adventure in paradise with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerFast walk at the bay before our friends arrivedSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWonderful outing hiking with my amazing CASA kid and the Labracadabrador through Mission Trails Regional Park See this image largerRan errands with my wife, then walked with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSix hours at Disneyland today, though not quite sure how to track it. My tender feet say we walked at least half that time.See this image largerFound the new family lounge at the mall while I was walking the Labracadabrador todaySee this image largerWalking and stargazing in the parkSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the Labracadabrador before the show (I love when I can catch her beautiful snuffling snoot in the picture). This is an orange and yellow ruffled hibiscus. Fancy!See this image largerAnother hilly adventure with the Labracadabrador after the showSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk in the light rain with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerGorgeous afternoon walking and talking in Balboa Park with my CASA kid and the Labracadabrador. I love being a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster youth!See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerPulled over to catch a picture of these beauties after my appointmentSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerQuick walk to the community office with the Labracadabrador to take care of my errand for today. Caught a few pretty flowers along the way. This is a dwarf bottlebrush shrub.See this image largerMade time for taking pictures of all the beautiful things around my home that I noticed while I was taking out the recyclingSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerGrateful for a rainy walk with the Labracadabrador. Southern California sure needs this gorgeous rain!See this image largerOur beloveds surprised us with a last minute dinner invitation, so I got to dance in the rain with my favorite four year old!See this image largerSteep hilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerCaught so many pretty flowers with my phone camera on my hilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador!See this image largerLoved teaching newbies tonight!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWashed my car to make it rain again. Totally worked!See this image largerPlayground adventure with my favorite four year old!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerScrubbed the Labracadabrador (here is a rosebud I found just outside the dog wash, sort of reminds me of a Big Stick popsicle)See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Goodbye, winter!See this image largerWow! Such generous positive feedback from my students tonight! What a feast for my heart.See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador, slow going today with a chest cold!See this image largerWalked around Balboa Park with my CASA kid and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerEverything was in bloom during my hilly adventure with the Labracadabrador. Here are the blossoms on a lemon tree.See this image largerHilly walk with a friend and the Labracadabrador. Spotted this tiny pink flower along the way. She seems both crumpled and beautiful.See this image largerHilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here's a cactus blossom I noticed along the way.See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Our neighbors have the best garden decorations for spring!See this image largerGave myself enough time to drive to my appointment today without speeding or stressing, which meant I had time for the restroom and some deep breaths, and then even had time to take a picture of the lovely fruits growing out of the palm tree in the waiting room.See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. This walk took us about an hour since neighbors kept stopping us to chat. Kind of a nice problem!See this image largerBath for the Labracadabrador at South Bark Dog Wash. Here is a gorgeous rose I spotted there, looks like a sunset!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here is some clover I noticed peeking out from some mother in law's tongue.See this image largerHilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerNoticed a lot of beautiful things on my walkSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here is an interesting red succulent I spotted along the way.See this image largerMeasured for T-molding between linoleum that was here and vinyl plank flooring we installed (we didn't want the carpet it was going to come with). Here's a fun picture from a recent gathering with beloveds where you can see that the floors are done, but need a transition strip between them. (That's me on the bottom left next to my Labracadabrador.)See this image largerx Service dog well visit x Updated rabies vaccine x Renewed license at animal control x Nailed Camp NaNoWriMo goalSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerQuick errand in the neighborhood with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here's a gorgeous aloe in bloom I spotted along the way.See this image largerOne more snap from my walk, though I am tracking my biking through the eighth season of Grey's Anatomy here.See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here is a succulent I noticed along the way. So silvery that it almost looks like a black and white picture!See this image largerOne more beautiful photo from my walking adventure todaySee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWhat a happy surprise to go out to dinner with my favorite four year old. I love carrying her around and focusing all my attention on her while her parents take care of her sweet baby brother, who will turn one this week!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here is my favorite beautiful snoot in a ruffled echeveria. See this image largerIt makes me so happy to clean and refill the nectar feeder for all of our hummingbirds!See this image largerRed lilies blooming in our next door neighbor's yard: had to take a picture!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here is a flowering hedgehog cactus I spotted along the way.See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerSecond day of being a nanny for my favorite one year old. He was so excited to see me and the Labracadabrador, he would not nap. So I walked him around in his stroller until he passed out. Sweet baby!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife, our friend and the Labracadabrador. What a treat!See this image largerLots of cuddling with my pup while we waited for a call about her health results today. Hooray for good news! All clear!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. (My wife caught this fun action shot along the way.)See this image largerSo much carrying and lifting my favorite one year old overhead today. Teething is hard work, but being a nanny is mostly play!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerGorgeous hike through Marian Bear Memorial Park with my amazing CASA kid and the Labracadabrador this afternoonSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador through the West Sycamore end of Mission Trails Regional Park before a stargazing party with the local astronomy associationSee this image largerScrubbed the Labracadabrador at South Bark Dog WashSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerAnother hilly sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador. (Glad the wife could make it in spite of her migraine.)See this image largerHilly adventure in a little bit of mist with the wife and the Labracadabrador. It waited to rain until we were done. So nice for Southern California to get some needed rain!See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the Labracadabrador. (Here is a little yellow echeveria succulent I found along the way.)See this image largerHilly walk with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerTook care of a few quick errands todaySee this image largerBath day for the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly sunset adventure with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHere is an outrageous succulent blossom I noticed on a hilly sunset adventure with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerHilly sunset adventure with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerAt least half an hour of lifting, carrying and dancing with my favorite one year old while we were together for four hours today. Being a nanny is a great gig!See this image largerHere is a white Bird of Paradise from my hilly adventure with my favorite one year old today.See this image largerHilly sunset adventure with the wife and the LabracadabradorSee this image largerShort walk, no incline, then knee told me to rest, ice and elevateSee this image largerSelfie by my favorite one year old. I love being a nanny for our friends!See this image largerTook a few interesting pictures even though my knee still won't let me go for a walk. Resting it is hard for me.See this image largerLove being a nanny for my favorite one year old. What an honor to have him nap on me today.See this image largerI love being a nanny for my favorite one year old!See this image largerJust a few minutes of walking today. Still resting the knee. Grateful for beloveds walking my pup for me. See this image largerJust a little bit of careful walking today (still resting a tender knee) on a few errands. Much easier to walk with good posture with the help of a regular cart at BB&B (not the tiny one at CVS). Here is a tree at the park where we exercised the pup by throwing a ball.See this image largerSo excited to watch the fourteenth season premiere of Grey's Anatomy on Hulu. I have a very generous friend!See this image largerMostly read books today, not a lot of lifting. I love being his nanny. What a nourishing gig.See this image largerMostly read books today, not a lot of lifting. I love being his nanny. What a nourishing gig.See this image largerSome lifting, carrying and seated dancing with my favorite one year old today. The Labracadabrador was happy to help!See this image largerMy knee let me walk the baby in his stroller to finally get him to take a nap today. (Plenty of icing and elevation after.)See this image largerHad so much fun being a nanny today. Plenty of lifting, carrying and seated dancing all afternoon.See this image largerStill resting the knees, but took a few steps across the driveway just to catch a picture of this interesting tiny succulent in bloomSee this image largerLearned all of my physical therapy exercises today so I can do them at home. Here is a Jacaranda tree outside their office.See this image largerGot in a few minutes of lifting, carrying, and seated dancing today at my nanny gig. Oh, this adorable face!See this image largerThis gorgeous speckled petunia made me pull over today. Looks like the universe in there!See this image largerSome lifting and carrying the little one at my nanny gig todaySee this image largerStill taking it really easy on this tender knee, but had to run a few errands todaySee this image largerBath day for the LabracadabradorSee this image largerWas actually doing alright until one funny step on the bad knee. *sigh*See this image largerDefinitely overdid the walking today on this tender knee, but I had to go to my wife's graduation ceremony!See this image largerHow is it already my second to last nanny gig before his grandma comes to visit? (We did a lot of baby lifts and even some mat Pilates together today.)See this image largerStill mostly staying off the tender knee, but now I am rocking a walking stick from my father in law. (Here's a bromeliad sent to my wife for graduation yesterday.)See this image largerWhat an honor to teach a first belly dance class to another student tonight!See this image largerThrilled that so many brand new dancers really came back tonight. What fun!See this image largerAfter 48 days of rest, ice, compression, elevation, three doctors, a cane, a walker, dozens of knee braces and wraps, a lot of PT at home, and endless discouragement and frustration, I got to walk my service dog today! I finally have the knee braces I need for mobility, and have never been more grateful for a walk in my life.See this image largerWhew! Pain sure slowed me down to a shuffle today after six hours walking around the fair yesterday. BUT I WALKED! Especially grateful for the right knee braces and the mobility for another sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador.See this image largerGrateful for the mobility for a sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador. Love the yard decorations around our neighborhood.See this image largerGrateful for the mobility for a sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador. Here is a sparkly whirligig decorating a front yard.See this image largerGrateful for the mobility for another sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador. See this image largerMother of Exiles by Karen HallionSee this image largerGrateful to have so many new students return to class tonight!See this image largerGrateful for the mobility for another sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador. This is mescal agave with my favorite furry snoot.See this image largerSunset adventure with the LabracadabradorSee this image largerFriends came over to join me for a sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador! Hooray!See this image largerMuch less pain and better mobility on my sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador. I love that this cloud looked like a wing; I felt like I could hear Gerard Manley Hopkins saying, "with ah! bright wings."See this image largerI get so frustrated and antsy when our neighbors stop us to chat while I am timing a fitness walk. I surprised myself by playing the part of an extrovert, and asked our neighbor to join us for our sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador. It was fun and we got to know her!See this image largerGrateful for another sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Tried a bit more incline, and now I need to ice my knees. Maybe too soon for uphill.See this image largerGrateful for my knee braces, so I could go on a sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador.See this image largerSunset adventure with the wife, the Labracadabrador, and our neighbor JuneSee this image largerGrateful for an Comic-Con adjacent art show and dinner with friends, then a twilight walk through Hillcrest with the wife and the Labracadabrador. (This is one of the gorgeous decorations in my favorite Thai restaurant.)See this image largerHere is a brass whirligig I spotted on my sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador.See this image largerHappy to meet up again with our neighbor June for another sunset adventure with the Labracadabrador. Here is an outrageous plumeria I spotted along the way.See this image largerEnjoyed heading over to Balboa Park for a sunset adventure with the wife and the Labracadabrador. Here is a canna lily that looks like a paint by number.See this image largerTaught one of my last Tuesday night classes tonight. It will be so weird to switch to Thursdays on the 16th. I haven't had a Tuesday night off in a decade!See this image largerWhat a happy treat to have a playground adventure with my favorite little beloveds! So much climbing and swinging and FUN!See this image largerCuddles at the bouncy house afterparty with my beloved Addie Shanti: 14 June 2015(2 comments)See this image largerA rainbow of Addie Shanti: 14 June 2015(1 comments)See this image largerA perfect day: 14 August 2014See this image largerFatChance BellyDance Studio(5 comments)See this image largerAfter dance class with Addie, July 2011(9 comments)See this image largerFCBD Teacher Training Certification(5 comments)

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