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Old January 19th, 2009, 12:51 PM
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More lumps for Keeper . . . . but a walk in the mountains

Carol found two more lumps on Keeper this morning . . . . we'll take her to the vet this afternoon for a look. Hopefully they are just more of the fatty, harmless lumps she's had before rather than a cancer recurrence. Keeper is nearing the end of her chemo treatments. Keeper is a cancer survivor after three difficult operations in the late summer/fall so we hope this isn't something new.

Yesterday, Keeper walked the snowshoe trail up to Chester Lake. Given the deep snow pack, we have to find some beaten down paths. I think the snow is about four to six feet deep on either side of these paths so not a lot of things to sniff. This is actually a fairly steep uphill climb - although we were passing all the snowshoe folks with my big boots -



Although Calgary set a new record high this day, it was actually about minus 10 celcius when we started this walk, but significantly warmer up here when we arrived.



Below, Abby on the x-country ski trail we descended on. Not much traffic.



Polly enjoys a warm sunset



Give some thoughts for Keeper's vet meeting this afternoon.

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Old January 19th, 2009, 01:02 PM
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Rick, as usual your pictures are amazing. Sending lots of and for Keeper's vet visit.
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Old January 19th, 2009, 01:10 PM
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More than thoughts. Lots of ers, , and for beautiful Keeper. And for you and Carol. It's tough.
Wonderful pics again. Almost makes me want to brave the cold. Almost.
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Beautiful pics, Ric.

Sending some for Keeper and for you and your wife.
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Beautiful as usual... the views aren't bad either!

And tons of & that those are fatty lumps!!
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Old January 19th, 2009, 03:39 PM
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's for Keeper that it is just darn fatty lumps Rick.

Beautiful pics as always

That last pic of Polly, if I didn't know different, looks almost like she is sitting on a dock jutting out on a lake I know, I know we still have a ways to go until then
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