Life isn't, to be honest, but I am happy about walking the little guyThe card from the dog is hilarious and so sweet! The owners sound like very good people. Sounds like life is going well at the moment, hope it continues. I agree being given more responsibility feels awesome.
My (hypocritical) advice on the ex situation is that you should just let things flow as they will. My advice is hypocritical because I sometimes do the same thing! but we can't let what we 'think' may happen get in the way of what 'actually might' happen.