"Feral ~ from feminine of ferus wild: having escaped from domestication and become wild"...




Sunday

It just wasnt the same...


REALLY.

So why cant I blog like a normal person, hmmm? 
Like CONSISTENTLY?  

What the hecks a matta with me???




Well... 



 We recently received a one year contract bid with the USFS! 



Im back in the woods again!


but the sad thing is, without Dexterdog

:(



so it just doesnt seem the same 


we have been working & camping in our truck ...
 However

- after just one day -



we headed into town






We really needed something to make things right.






Welcome to the team, Ranger!



:)


so to all of you who said that I would someday find another buddy when I was blubbering "oh no, Dexter was my LAAAST dog..."



just stahhhp. 


The thundering million

 "I told you so 's" thoughts

right now while you are reading this 
 are 
overwhelming my little catholic girl guilt 

"Harpo, who is dis dog?"

But I'll get over it 

because
I have help now!


:)




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51 comments:

  1. O watr ziet hij er mooi uit.,heel veel plezier samen.

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    1. Oh itt has been fun - he walks so good on a leash, and I have had him loose around the horses a bit - he is a good dog!
      xoxo

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  2. Oh you needed this and Dexter dog would not think anything of it. You needed this to keep you safe in the wilderness where sometimes you get distracted picking awesome turkey feathers (btw I have some more too, now I need some sheds). Ranger is going to keep you safe and Dexterdog is right there with you so don't worry. Everyone is happy especially me, look at the smile on Rangers face.. Back to work, I love it. Be safe and you Ranger thank you for keeping our Feral woman and Mr. Foresterman safe and smiling. xo Hug B

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    1. well...in our contract signing meeting, they kept putting emphasis on mountain cats...xoxo

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  3. LOVE the header wish I was there or maybe I am:)xo

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    1. Are your trees turning yet? I bet they are!

      xoxox

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  4. Ranger - how cute! I'm glad you found another team mate.

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    1. Hes a shelter dog, and must have been a city dog too - at a year and a half old we are going to work on getting rid of his "doobs" lol and getting him into timber cruiser shape! xoxo

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  5. How did I miss this...no Dexter dog!? :( That makes me sad. But...Ranger looks quite happy and excited to share in adventures with you! Welcome Ranger!

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    1. Yes - he passed away back in March :( and i just couldnt even think of another dog in my life...until we starting hiking in the woods again for work...:) and so we went to the closest animal shelter! xoxo

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  6. {{{hug}}} I'm so sorry to hear about Dexter :-(. But welcome Ranger :-D.

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  7. What a perfect addition to the team. I'll be the had you at the first look. He's a very handsome guy and I'll bet he is thrilled to have found his furever home.

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    1. oh Jil, dont you know it - he's such a player that he played us both and we had to rescue him :LOL xox

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  8. Welcome to you and to Ranger.......perfect name!! He is beautiful and nice he doesn't like to 'eat' cats :)

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    1. "Ranger dog" and "ranch cat" lol georgy follows him all over outside!

      xox

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  9. GOOSE PIMPLES! Love that ranger dog! I look forward to your adventures together.

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    1. As long as they dont involve wildfire burning over us, im game!

      lol

      xoxo

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    1. And I said I wouldnt get another dog as long as i live...;p

      but im "yay'ing with you! lol

      xoxo

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  11. He looks like a really nice dog, I'm sure he's worth a few "told you so's."

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    1. Welll...just a few ... okay maybe more then a few! lol xoxo

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  12. Life is better with a dog, glad you found Ranger.

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    1. Yep; theres nothing like big ears and a tail to play with ! :D xoxo

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  13. There are so many happiez in this post! Ranger's a handsome one.
    (and who am I to judge about regular posting? I wouldn't know it if it kicked me in the teeth)

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    1. Well, I havent been able to post over at your blog lately, but I KNOW you been busy, girl! ;) so you have a dang good excuse not to be "normal" blogging Lol! xoxo

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  14. GW Feral Woman,

    I'm so happy Ranger is a member of your house. He will work well with you. Be careful out there with the wild cats :-)

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    1. Goodness, you are now the fourth person to warn about the mountain cats... i might need another dog... lol!

      xox

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  15. Welcome Ranger! Oh what adventures you will have!

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    1. Understatement, Terry, understatement... lol

      xoxo

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  16. Oh, Ranger does look like a good traveling dog! And it looks like he's finding out who the bosses are in that house, too! So glad to see you guys out and about again.

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    1. we both travel And sleep very well in the truck ;p xoxo

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  17. Welcome Ranger! Handsome fellow- I bet he did work you over. Nice to see that happy dog smile! It looks like that aspen tree had something carved on it. Lovely photos!

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    1. I think one of those romantic Loggers from years past tried to write "I love ____" on there! lol xox

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  18. Ranger! What a perfect name for your dog. He is gorgeous and will be such a great companion. Faith has helped me so much get over my sadness over losing Soldier, who, in spite of all his difficulties was one of my all time favorite dogs. He was just so darned tough and Ranger reminds me a little of him, he is tough, I can tell. Sending love to you my friend. The pictures are gorgeous, just gorgeous.

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    1. Oh Inger, Ranger has become such a shadow; he wanted to follow me into the shower! xoxo

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  19. Wonderful! Every dog deserves an owner like you!

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  20. My goodness! You've got a job, and a new dog-partner. So, aside from the stitches on your leg where the lump came out, things sound pretty good. Happy timber cruising, with Ranger. And Mr. Foresterman, of course.

    Blessings and Bear hugs!

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    1. Not only that, but we are staying in town for the week :) its nice to have a bed to sleep on instead of your truck "bed" after work...LOL

      xox

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  21. Good for you and good for Ranger. Sweet!

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  22. congrats on the contract and the new helper.

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  23. Aww hes cute and looks like a good helper dog. Although not a Dexterdog looks like good company none the less. And yay on getting back to work!!!

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  24. So happy to hear that Dexter has sent Ranger to you. Looking forward to hearing more about him. :-)

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  25. Ranger is going to be so happy to have you and Mr. Forester man for parents! I'm happy for you.

    Cindy Bee

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  26. Ah man ~ look at his happy face, his doggone smile his, big gorgeous elegant ears
    and great whalloping tail , beautiful woodsy color
    and fabulous canine coat ~ even a bit of a feral wolfie look ..
    .and did I mention that doggone smile ...
    how could you resist a dog like that !!!!

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  27. I have not left you and your blog but lots of computer problems which I can't deal with have left me fairly absent from cyber communication.I have been getting caught up with you...sometimes knowledge is not the best thing....I had to go find the Dexter post and now I am paying for that with a snotty nose and ugly red face....however only you could make a person bawl their eyes out and laugh at the same time.I am truly sorry for your loss of Dexter and for Mr Foresterman's cat.I will be watching for a new post.

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