When I get frustrated that my mortgage plan is taking too long, often times I try to distract myself by going over-board on grocery shopping (hmm, did that yesterday) and by increasing the number of projects that I have going on. Today I did the second part. I got another dog.
Yes, I know, I am crazy. That is what everyone tells me. And yet I continue to hear the animal rescues beg for foster homes and I continue to watch the dogs and cats get put to sleep after they are on the rescue list too long. I could stop looking at the list but I would know the reality was still there. Plus, it feels great to go spring a dog from the pound. I love to watch them blossom from shy and scared to happy and playful.
This is my latest little guy. He is only 12 pounds and very skinny. I will fatten him up in no time. I am supposed to wait a few days before introducing him to my dogs so he is living in a crate in my RV with the cat right now. I'm going to take him to work with me tomorrow and the next day. He is so quiet and calm in his crate that I don't even know he is there.
This was his picture at the pound.
This is his picture after I got him out.
That should keep my mind off the mortgage for a few weeks.