JP and I love nothing more than escaping from the city and reconnecting with nature. Living in the concrete jungle that is suburbia, we often feel like cogs in a machine rather than part of something organic and holistic. This picture takes me back to one of our many summer getaways (take a peek here and here) when all we want to do is be in, on, or around the water.
B is a boxer and boxers are not exactly known for being water dogs. However, he loves to splash around in the surf so long as his paws stay firmly planted in the sand. He always wears his life jacket (which you can see a picture of here) and has numerous floating toys that he loves to play with (bumper, frisbee, and bone). We are contemplating adding a second dog to our family, a breed that is a known water breed, and hopefully our new little guy will encourage B to explore a little further.
Now that we have a cottage of our own, we will be spending the majority of our summer weekends on our own little piece of the lake. We are so excited that we can live our “retirement dream” now because, let’s face it, no one knows if they are going to live long enough (and be healthy long enough) to achieve their dreams 30+ years from now. This was something that was really important to us and I’m proud that we were able to do it so young.
Stay tuned for my summer bucket list post on Monday!
Let’s chat! Do you have a dog who loves the water? What is your favourite cottage or camping memory? What is an accomplishment that you are most proud of?
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