So several people have asked how we manage to keep our sanity and our cool through this rather trying time.
This is part of how (be sure to pick 720p instead of 360p):
That's the view off our private dock. Sound is included just so you can note the almost complete lack of noise.
The other part is this (once again 720p):
That is indeed Wash waiting for me, after I've been gone for a whole 5 minutes. The damn dog follows me around everywhere. Normally that would be slightly irritating. Now it's comforting.