I only considered traveling with one dog. A yappy dog. A dog who on occasion tears around the house in a tirade of twists and turns, kicking up dust and scattering rugs in her wake. Kennelling our dog has become highway robbery between $42-47 per night. But that wasn't the reason I relented and brought... Continue Reading →
I've had bad haircuts. One was so bad, I looked like I had ears like a dog! This photo was taken on an especially wild hair day. I'll admit our Bichon, Roxy, had become a shaggy dog. I had the perfect plan. After returning from a vacation at Lake Tahoe, I'd pick her up from... Continue Reading →
Roxy is a hunter. If you looked at her body, you’d say, “Nah, I don’t believe it.” She’s pretty puny with front legs about eight inches long. Believe it. She has been known to take down grasshoppers and the occasional mouse. In the beginning of the summer, she had been outside for quite a while.... Continue Reading →
Roxy had a tough time picking out a caption. There were so many good ones! She finally gave up and chose one from my hat. There was another contest of sorts. Which photograph was the best one for the caption? The bottom photo won paws down. And the winner is? Drumroll please.... dumdumdumdumdmudmdudmdudmdm... Lisa from... Continue Reading →
While in Vancouver, I met this little guy on a water taxi. Once he settled into a spot on the floor, he let it all hang out. His tongue. The entire ride. First, pick a photo. I couldn't choose! Leave a comment and the best caption will get featured here on the Wild Ride. I'll... Continue Reading →
We hosted our two children, my son's girlfriend and four dogs for Father's Day. After a hike at Brainard Lake, they deserved a treat. Can you give this photo a caption? They're begging for one.
With several California trips on the horizon and a vacation in Vancouver and Whistler planned for the end of July, I had to scramble to book a kennel for our Bichon, Roxy. I'm not sure what the price per day is in your area, but it has gotten expensive here in Boulder. My husband, Danny,... Continue Reading →
A humorous look at how March came in like a lamb, but became monstrous, bringing tons of snow to Colorado.
In a recent post, Roxy, my fearless Bichon, attacked a hapless and humongous coyote and lived to perch on the back of my couch another day. How she got away with only four puncture wounds, we'll never know. She is all healed up and has become a house dog for the winter. This is not... Continue Reading →
We all can be impulsive from time to time. We don't think before speaking or can behave recklessly. I size up most situations, but sometimes it's difficult to anticipate the reactions to our actions. I'll never understand my dog, Roxy. She's a Bichon who is pint-sized at a whomping fifteen pounds of fur and energy.... Continue Reading →