To all of those who have been asking about my well being, I send you love and thanks. What great friends I have! I received a mystery card in the mail, but I knew it was for me because of the fun drawings of yours truly

I am feeling better enough to try to hoodwink Richard and Caryn (especially Richard, who is a bit of a pushover) into letting me off the leash and throwing out the lampshade they keep putting on my head at night. But Caryn is very strict: lampshade on at night! leash on outside! no running! no leaping! baby gates and doors closed at all times!

Tomorrow morning we talk to Dr. Alex, my surgeon. Caryn sent him pictures of my leg and a little video of me sashaying about the house, so that he could see how well I’m doing. Hopefully he will give us the green light on taking little walks. Truth is, I’m going a little stir crazy. In fact, I’m so bored that I’ve started to watch the bees. How’s that for a pass time? There’s a little window in the back of the hive that Caryn opens so we can look in:

Those funny little white things are wax – it’s the comb they are making so that the queen can lay her eggs in the little cubby holes:

I can see I’m going to have to do a little research about these bees. They are always so busy, they make me want to take a nap. I’ll write about them in next week’s blog when I know more about what they are doing.

Meanwhile, I don’t want to leave you with the impression that my cup is half empty. Looked at another way, it’s half full. My peeps are being very sweet to me, by joining me for nap time

Caryn gives me massages (she calls it physical therapy) and moves my leg around for me before icing it. She told me I’ll be able to go swimming in a pool in a couple of weeks – she calls that physical therapy too. So far I’m a fan of this thing called physical therapy!

Dahlia is keeping my chair in shape for me

and when Caryn goes out she finds wonderful aromas to bring back to me. The other day she brought back aromas of Bear!!!

She went for a walk with him and when she came back his big smile popped right into my head, while she told me how he is doing and how much he misses me. It’s good to know I’ve got buddies out there who haven’t forgotten me. I hope they will remember me for a little while longer – I’ll be back out there soon!

Take care, be well, enjoy spring! xox, Tashi