Well, I hope everyone out there had a Happy New Year. Ours would have been very pleasant and laid back–after all, we were guests at my friend’s 8000 square foot “cottage” (you read that right–were we lucky, or what??), we were in a pastoral wonderland of snow, lake, birch trees, rare birds and other wildlife prancing past the […]
Dog Day: Is That a Treat in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See me?*
*Or, “Everything I Know About Eating, I Learned From My Dogs” As we all know, dogs are great role models for living in the moment. And boy, do they love their food. In fact, sometimes I think I’m nothing but a food dispenser for my Furry Girls. (“That’s so unfair of you, Mum, really. Don’t you […]
Dog Day: Bonehenge
Unretouched photo of an aerial view of mysteriously placed Nylabones–AND a single rawhide (to the left) in a geometrically significant arrangement around an ottoman in our TV room. How did they get there? What do they mean? The mystery remains unsolved. . . .
Dog Day: How Elsie Got Named
People often ask why we named our dog after a cow (you’ve got to be fairly old to get that one). Or perhaps, they think, since we got her through a rescue mission (a story for another day), she already had a name when we got her, and we didn’t want to confuse the […]
As a new blogger, I’m still awestruck by the plethora of different sites, writers, events, and contests that seem to materialize in the blogosphere on a regular basis. This month, for instance, as I read through the latest post at Forest Street Kitchen, I learned about a December event called Holidailies, where bloggers are asked […]