Monday, November 12, 2007
Stranger Than Life
It seems lately that the world is testing me. I had three days in a row where something really bad happened followed by something really good or vice versa. On Thursday, I found out that I had been awarded the preceptorship that I applied for in the nursing program. Meaning that I will get to work alongside a nurse next semester in either OB or OR (surgery), and there's a good chance that I may get hired on with that department. Then almost a half hour later I found out that US Airways CANCELED my flight back to Indiana for the holidays. They just said that US Airways was not servicing Arcata on those days. As for the dog show, we had our great day on Saturday and when I went back for the best puppy ring and waited almost three hours to have them switch rings at the last minute and I completely missed the judging. Part of it is experience and learning that they do that sometimes and I guess just being prepared for anything, but I was sooooo bummed as Ash was a tired puppy which means he would of performed well and it was most likely his last opportunity for something like that since he will be no longer considered a puppy after next month. He's a year old Dec. 13'th. Then yesterday he was a complete brat. Not interested in anything else but wanting to play with the younger puppies while in the ring! He literally was screaming in agony because I had to get on my knees and force him to stack and not let him look at the cute bitch behind him. I'm honestly amazed we got the point as his behavior was terrible, probably the worst ever. Is this just an age thing?? Because after yesterday I'm just quite frankly embarrased to show him. How do I get a dog who LOVES other dogs to not love them so much???? Anyway, that's been my weekend. Not the worst but definately not the best.
Oh and a big thanks goes to my girlfriend Becky for snapping these great pics and for supporting me during my moments of angst. Also for accompaning me for my first wine tasting experience in Napa!