Posted on April 22, 2009
THE KING OF MY CASTLE
I promise that this blog will not become dedicated solely to Jordy, but I’ve taken the week off work to spend time with him, so it’s really all I’ve got worth blogging about.
Jordy has been adjusting to his new life beautifully, with a full appetite, playful personality and affectionate demeanor. I’ve been working at training him in getting him into a routine of being left alone for periods of time during the day. Today he was alone for an hour in the morning and an hour in the afternoon; by the end of the week, he should be used to my work schedule.
With anything this major, there’s always that momentary thought of “oh man, what have I gotten myself into?” but I have fallen so madly and completely in love in only three days.
Jordy has lived in six other homes in less than three years. It’s hard to believe, looking at this guy, that no one would want him enough to keep him.
I’ve committed myself to loving him and to give him the best possible home – the home that he deserves – for the rest of his life. God-willing, we’ll be together until I’m into my 40s.
Now if you’ll excuse me, Jordy and I have some sunshine to frolic in (yes, I said “frolic“) before he gobbles up his dinner (and he really does gobble)!
“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours,
faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart.
You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.”
– Author Unknown