Tag Archives: dogs

Git along, little doggies.

Yippee Ti Yi Yo Git along little doggies   The old cowpoke tune played through my mind as I plodded for home after a late winter hike with the mutts. In town, winter has receded into the hills, but here … Continue reading

Posted in March 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home. Alone.

I’m usually pleased as punch to find myself alone. I am my own best company, and there are few people with whom I’d rather be. If that sounds ostentatious, so be it. I like myself and when I am in … Continue reading

Posted in January 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Naughty, not nice.

Over the weekend, we hauled out the holiday box from the storage area beneath the staircase.  I rifled through our collection of aged and tacky trinkets that, when properly placed, give our home a shabby yet festive flair.  I am … Continue reading

Posted in December 2009 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

And then there were two.

My old yellow lab turned 15 over the summer, and died a few weeks later.  We’re now a 2-dog family, and the household has a different rhythm.  It’s much more calm and quiet.  Bessie didn’t go about the business of … Continue reading

Posted in November 2009 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dances with skunks.

Yesterday evening was a July jewel.  After dinner, we stepped outside to set sprinklers – our Buddha bellies stretched tight with tasty vittles.   We sauntered about, strategically placing sprinklers and hoses.  Overnight watering of our thirsty property is a constant … Continue reading

Posted in July 2009 | Tagged , , , , , ,

A Two Dog Bar

We stepped out of the mid-day sunshine and into the small town tavern.  The place smelled like a stale keg, reminiscent of many fine college parties.  Having adjusted to the bar’s cavern lighting, we stooped to pet the two dogs … Continue reading

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