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Reunited and it feels so good

  Heather and I happily drove from Okotoks to the Grande Prairie area on Friday to reunite with Coco and Shay. They had been enjoying life on the farm since September. The drive, while long, is quite enjoyable. Google insisted on taking us on a meandering journey through towns like Sylvan Lake, Entwistle and Mayerthorpe. It's the opposite of the "straight line" kind of trip. When we pulled into the farm and got out of the vehicle, Corinne came out the front door with the two dogs. We were unsure of what they would do or how they would react. In the moment, it felt like we all had to rediscover each other. Shay came down right away, but Coco hesitated. Once they licked us, recognition flooded their faces. They both seemed unfamiliar to me, darker and way more hairy than I remember. That unfamiliarity lasted only a few minutes. It was very similar to visiting an old friend from high school that I hadn't seen in 30 years. The first few moments are all about the brain ree

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