Too Cold, Musher’s Secret, The Theory of Everything…

I’m writing inside this morning. The temperature is 17 degrees and I just can’t bring myself to bundle up and head out to my desk. The clouds that had started to come in changed their mind and went away. I know I always say that I don’t like the cloud cover we get so much of the time here, but this cold spell is reminding me of a reason to be grateful for it. The weather forecast from NOAA says that things are going to start warming up a little by Tuesday and my morning blog session should no longer be a lesson in layering properly and cold endurance. Though I know trying to forecast the weather for this area must be trying on any meteorologist, I still place faith in the forecasts I see and have deep disappointments when the forecast is proven wrong, as it is so much of the time.

Musher's-Secret

Musher’s-Secret

The cold is so horrible on the dogs’ paws. The pads get all dried out and crack. Thanks to a friend of mine, that no longer has to happen. She lives in Chicago with a couple of puggles. She had posted on one of the social networks about a product she uses on her pups paw pads: Musher’s Secret. I have tried this with my four and have to say I am extremely impressed with the product. My little Achilles had a paw that was getting ready to split. Lance and I rubbed Musher’s Secret into his paw pads and the next day, his pads were so soft!! I know this must sound like an advertisement, and I apologize for that. I just want everyone to know about it because, until I found out about it and tried it, I had yet to find something that worked to my expectations and desire. Dog paw pads never need to be rough, sandpapery, or split due to dryness ever again.

I listened to The Theory of Everything by Stephen W. Hawking yesterday. It was quite interesting. I really enjoyed it a lot. I never really knew much about Stephen Hawking other than info I had gleaned from conversations with others. He narrated the book which made it that much more interesting for me. The robot voice kept my mind from wandering too much. Though I am a long way from full understanding of the creation and future of the universe, I definitely have a much better understanding of things such as black holes. This is one book I might end up listening to a few times to get the most out of it. I don’t know why, but I never imagined Stephen Hawking would have such a sense of humor, or that he would refer to God in his lectures.

Ok. I have typed with my laptop in my lap long enough, My fingers, hands, forearms are starting to ache from it. Not a very exciting post this morning, though I am  not sure how ‘exciting’ most of my posts are. Have a wonderful day out there, everyone!!

 

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About dragonflygypsyusa

Over-thinker with way too much availability to the internet to research whatever might come to mind, amateur photographer, dog enthusiast, learning every day, working on finding my undamaged self.
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