I’m taking a look back at my year 2022 today. Every year, during New Year’s week we look back at what we each have done. Since there are now four of us and some have accomplished a lot, we decided to each take our own day to post about our year. Mom loves doing things in “seniority order”, so I get to start being the oldest sibling.
I’m at a fork in the road with a lot of my sports right now. Mom says I’m basically done with Barn Hunt because I really don’t like it. Scent Work and Nose Work are questionable as I haven’t been doing my part in the trials I’ve entered. At home I love it and do great. We are deciding if I will keep training and keep trying or just forget it. FastCAT I do love, but I am not retired from that sport. We’ll see what Mom decides to do with me in 2023. I’m not a sports nut like my siblings, so I would be fine staying home.
Back in September, I took my first road trip in a very long time. Mom wanted to see if maybe I would enjoy traveling, but of course, I did not. We were gone for five days, me, Olivia, and Nelson, out to Montana and back. It seemed like five years to me! I added three new states, North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming to my states visited list, bringing my total to twenty four.
We saw some really fun sites while on the road, and I had a nose work trial in Montana which I totally bombed. Mom was not pleased, but she quickly remembered why she doesn’t travel with me, LOL!
My biggest accomplishment in year 2022 is my DCAT Title. I earned my BCAT in 2021. Mom was determined that I would earn the DCAT this year and I did. I entered quite a few FastCAT trials in order to get my points. Since I am not very fast it takes a long time to get to five hundred with fifteen to seventeen points a run. Luckily, there were a lot of local trials this year. Mom said I would not need to be in the car more than ninety minutes.
The ribbon I earned for my title is gorgeous and we are super happy I have the title and such a nice ribbon. There are only thirteen GBGV’s that have run three or more FastCAT runs and only four have earned their DCAT titles, three of which are me, Madison, and Olivia, so I feel pretty special. Because I have had some limping issues after a few runs, I am officially retired from FastCAT.
2022 was a good year overall for me, and I look forward to seeing what we end up doing in 2023.
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