Sitting in the Canoe

The fourth stage of the North American Odyssey has begun! Dave, Amy, and I got a ride up to Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories from Amy’s dad. We gave a few presentations at the school in Fort Resolution and then hit the water. The kids gave me lots of attention!

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Well, this trip has been interesting so far. Dave and Amy have taught me how to ride in the canoe. When I am in the canoe, I am supposed to sit down – no exceptions! “Sit, Fennel, sit!” They have to remind me sometimes. It isn’t too bad though. . . there is plenty of space and a blanket for me to sit on.

Yesterday, the water was really shallow, so I ran along for most of the day. I like running around and smelling all sorts of stuff on the beach. So far, I have found three fish skeletons. Mmm. Speaking of fish, Dave has been catching these yummy, slimy fish for me. I still eat some kibble, but the fish is a nice treat!

When I was following Dave and Amy, I would run in the water and sometimes swim. If I got too tired, then I would run back to shore. I could go faster on shore, but I could catch them so easily and it was boring waiting for them. So, once I caught them, I would head back out into the water. You see, they are my pack, so I have to stick close to them! This trip is pretty fun so far, except I don’t like being wet all day. It is nice when we get to camp so I can groom myself and then take a nap in the sun to dry off.

 

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