How to Travel with Dogs

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 →

Dogs Have Bad Hair Days Too!

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 →

Bulldog Caption Contest Results are in!

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 →

One Life, Lots of Love

I am all about spreading the love... ...like this art project on my ceiling. I painted the angels to set a welcoming tone in my house even though you would have to strain to hear their horns. Lots of love up there, don't you think? I love old family photos: I love joking around and... Continue Reading →

The Hunt Continues

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 →

What was she thinking?

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 →

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