Non-fishy life - 2020. My ten-year-old doggie underwent TPLO surgery a few days ago. Eventually, she'll need surgery on the other hind leg. I cried my eyes out when I dropped her off at the vet. When I picked her up the evening after her surgery, I cried again. I scheduled time off from work while she recovers and heals. My rescue Kobe (adopted from the shelter April 2016) turned four years old. Dog owners, do you celebrate your pup's birthdays? I totally forgot his birthday. I decided to celebrate his gotcha date instead. I don't really know if he was born February 1st. The shelter labeled him lab mix. He's not part lab lol. The doggie DNA says otherwise. Aside from that, thee weather is now in the mid-70's in Arizona. People are already wearing shorts, flip flops and summer dresses already, jeez. February and March are simply the best months of the year here. Spring training games and baseball!