I realize this is turning into a dog blog. I didn't intend that, but dogs (and cats) have kind of taken over my life during the past year.
Our visitor is settling in and adapting very well, but it's a lot of work just getting her outside to take care of business! She's sweet as can be, though, and very determined and inspiring:
Here are some other (mostly non-dog-related) things that caught my eye this week: