Redshirt who doesn't die
- Local time
- Today 12:39 AM
- Jan 3, 2016
- Asheville, NC
What will make me and my dogs happier? That's right. More time for me to do things unrelated to making money. Like going to the park Monday morning.
A fence will actually make you lazy. Happens all the time when I go to visit my Mom. I'll be with her a few weeks and the poor dog doesn't get as much walking. When we're living out of my car on the streets of Asheville, he gets walks all the time!
Buying better weather conditions for walking is important though. In Winston-Salem NC it's been too hot to want to do much in the way of walks. I've kept them brief. I've pushed them to night time, and even then it can be too hot to do it long. The streets are holding their heat from the day. It takes a long time for them to cool off. By the time they cool down some, it's often far too late in the evening for it to be appropriate to walk around a suburb with your dog.
Downtown Asheville NC is superior in this regard. Aside from being at higher altitude and a bit cooler, you can walk your dog at 2 AM and it doesn't matter.
The cost of my dog walking is however much gas it takes in the tank to get to different climates in the early spring and late fall. We oscillate between the mountains of NC and halfway down the Atlantic coast of Florida.