Helping human momma with the School of Wags shoe drive has turned out to be quite the adventure. I have met some pretty amazing people and they are all pretty impressed with me. I can tell because they all giggle when I lean on them to help them pet me more, and I get to inspect all the shoes that are being collected.
Friendships between military wives can run the gamut. Some are formed chiefly because the children are the same age and the women live nearby. Others are deeper and less definable. The reasons two military spouses continue to seek each other out can be complex and intense and very personal. My friendship with “Jane” would fall into this category.
The other day, I stopped by a local pet supply store to pick up a few things for our dogs. As I zoomed through the aisles on my lunch break from work, something caught my eye. I stopped in my tracks and took a few steps backwards. “Are those Wolfhounds?” I asked the elderly woman holding the handles of two leashes attached to the gargantuan dogs. “Yes, they are. Scottish Wolfhounds,” she replied pleasantly with a thick Scottish accent. The dogs were truly magnificent.
I attended the 58th Annual Convention and Exhibition presented by the Texas Speech-language and Hearing Association in Houston this past weekend and had a blast. I highly recommend all speech therapists in Texas attend next year's convention in San Antonio.