When it Rains: Walk

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” ~ Roger Miller

Day three of five, of pretty much non-stop showers, punctuated by downpours.


The garden is a pond at the moment, but at least the water is in the paths – the beds having been built up with soil and mulch.


Everything seems humbled and bowed in the garden;


no point in putting things right with the fiercest of the storms due tomorrow. We’ll just wait, watch and deal with it when it clears.


But the rain will not dampen our spirit at Homeward Bound.


The feeders, walkers, cleaners, groomers and more were still out in force – covered in muck. We walk in the rain; the dogs don’t seem to mind.


Even Santa put in an appearance! Annually, he takes time out of his busy schedule for holiday photos of the dogs with homes in support of dogs without…rain or shine.


Many thanks to our photographer Eric Schuman, who’s much-better photos will grace our holiday album.


A full, wet, windy day of juggling pups leaves even Santa tired!


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I am a nascent gardener, rescuer, and photographer, chronicling the journey of the dogs at Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary near Sacramento, CA - and the Memorial Garden we have devoted to them.

7 thoughts on “When it Rains: Walk”

  1. The picture of Santa with the 4 goldens is wonderful. How long did it take for the dogs to sit still for the camera? I’m hoping Santa lasts until Dec. 25th. He sure looks tired.

    1. You are too awesome! I left a comment on your post, and directed our team there as well. Thanks so much for bringing attention to Homeward Bound – and rescue in general. You earned angel wings today!

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