Date Night

Sunday was a low key day. Actually our entire weekend was pretty low key and seesawed between grumpy and mellow attitudes. I’m not sure what was off, but by Sunday evening, I was ready to put the boys to bed a little early and just sit with Josh and relax. Because we have the meal schedule of an 80 year old couple and had already eaten dinner with the boys before 6pm, we opted to do a picnic dessert date. We kept it very simple and just laid our picnic blanket on the floor of our sunporch, propped up some pillows, sipped coffee and chewed on strawberry shortcake. We kept it so simple that I didn’t even make the cake (thank you Sara Lee for sharing your goodness).


I think my favorite part of the date was getting to talk with Josh about his work projects. Josh is a very driven, smart and forward thinking guy and I love hearing about the how, why and when of his creative ventures. I’m completely in awe of his ability to put together an idea in his head and then make it happen. {have you ever used Inkstagram? He made that…although he recently sold it} He’s so so creative, but even better, he’s completely hilarious and makes me laugh, like really belly laugh. We talked about old dates we’d gone on (before marriage and kids), how life has changed in so many good ways and how we want our future to look.

While we usually get a date night once a week (thanks to our sweet babysitter) we plan on keeping our home dates. Nothing’s better than a no-stress, stay at home date. :)

Veterinary medicine

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species.

Veterinary medicine is widely practiced, both with and without professional supervision. Professional care is most often led by a veterinary physician (also known as a vet, veterinary surgeon or veterinarian), but also by paraveterinary workers such as veterinary nurses or technicians. This can be augmented by other paraprofessionals with specific specialisms such as animal physiotherapy or dentistry, and species relevant roles such as farriers.

Veterinary science

Veterinary science helps human health through the monitoring and control of zoonotic disease (infectious disease transmitted from non-human animals to humans), food safety, and indirectly through human applications from basic medical research. They also help to maintain food supply through livestock health monitoring and treatment, and mental health by keeping pets healthy and long living. Veterinary scientists often collaborate with epidemiologists, and other health or natural scientists depending on type of work. Ethically, veterinarians are usually obliged to look after animal welfare.

Deepwood Veterinary Clinic

19 January 2019

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