Tuesday, July 6, 2010

How is Lora Branch healthy? [lady-style]

I provide entertainment for my neighbors too.

I briskly walk my dogs for at least 30 minutes, 4 times a week.  My two dogs, a 20 lb  Basenji and a much larger pit mix, are beautiful, high energy pets that need a lot of attention and exercise.

Some time ago, I approached walking the dogs as a major chore that I dreaded.  That changed when I realized they chose me and not the other way around. Now, I look forward to our time together.  They give me a great reason to get outside and explore my neighborhood. They love kids and other dogs but they also provide an appropriately menacing presence if needed.

I walk in rain or shine and load up the trusty iPod with my favorite tunes, (house music, 70s rock and moody  alternative for those gray days).  I  sing (and sometimes dance) as I walk, which draws some looks - so I provide entertainment for my neighbors too.

-- Lora Branch [lady, ally]

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