But every now and then, Toula restrains herself. These moments are few and far between, and they fascinate me. It speaks to the energy exchange between dogs and humans, I learned. When dogs sense care and calm are needed, they invariably fall in line.

No Coffee on Tuesdays

All I want is sleep.  I parked the endlessly rolling tires on Wednesday and it’s taken some adjustment to realize my bed isn’t temporary and that the earth isn’t humming underneath.  I wake up around 5:30, thinking of my new resolution to get up each day at 7:30, then snuggle in a little deeper, saying…