Distract of the Dog

October 6

Monday started off so well. I woke up early and did my Bible reading. I felt so good and ready to begin the day. I can only imagine it was from working out the day before.

I got lunch in the crockpot - Chicken Noodle Soup - and we began our devotions. Our great dane puppy, Kesse, was quite a handful. She is almost 15 months old and a couple weeks ago her training collar stopped working. It didn't take her long to figure it out and she is back to being quite out of control. Constantly barking at our greyhound to play with her - constantly. It made it really difficult to get through devotions.

As you can see, Truman is not in the playing mood. (Click here to see video if reading in email)

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She would bark in her crate, she would bark outside (annoying the neighbors after a while). Walks typically happen in the evening because mornings are just too difficult. This dog is constantly wound up, so it makes no difference. I love her to pieces, but without her training collar, she has made homeschooling around here near impossible. So, we are {not so patiently} waiting for her replacement collar to come in the mail.

So we stumbled through school with constant distractions from the dog. She exhausted me by the end of the day! My husband is changing jobs and went to his new employer to pick up some paperwork and go have a drug test done (which we weren't expecting to have to do that day). By the time he got home it was almost 9pm. I had the kids in bed by 8pm but I was zonked!

Then Tuesday rolls around...

31 Days 2014