Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – Get a grip: a painful lesson on when to hold on by Allie Potts

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Welcome to the next in the series of articles from the archives of Allie Potts. This week an eventful walk with her rescue pup who is a wonder dog.. there is a lesson to be learnt from all our adventures.

Get a grip: a painful lesson on when to hold on by Allie Potts

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The outside temperature had cooled from volcanic rim to a more comfortable Amazonian jungle as I embarked on a walk around the block with Her Royal Highness, my dog. Within seconds of exiting the house, the soles of my flip-flops were slick from the trapped humidity. Still, it was a beautiful day for a walk and HRH was happy enough to trot along by my side.

As we rounded the corner, I noticed a group of teenagers on bicycles approaching. I raised my hand in greeting. As one of the girls passed…

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