River received the duck as a gift for her second birthday. All the other dogs like to borrow her for a snuggle now and then, whenever River’s not looking!
Almost two years ago, a couple of months after our beloved Nutty passed on, my husband and I decided to get another dog. The family felt very off-balance, just wrong. I am allergic to dogs, so our breed choices are limited. We searched local shelters, and no non-shedding […]
In the spring, I pass a group of planters by my office that are full of pansies. They are bright, cheerful and resilient. It snows, sleets, rains, and freezes, yet the pansies come back again and again. I’ll pass them in the morning and they are wilted and […]
I remember as a small child, searching my Uncle Alfred’s hen house for eggs. I was afraid to reach under the hens, but I enjoyed gathering the eggs from the nest boxes without hens. It wasn’t until later that I saw the dark side of chickens. Many years […]
I had good dreams last night, and all four of my dogs were in my dream, off leash and being fun. It was a good dream, but nothing like Tribble’s! I was working at home today and I saw motion out of the corner of my eye. Tribble […]
My husband and I recently took a long weekend and to camp in Wyoming. We live in a city and just wanted to go someplace more isolated and restive. As introverts, we crave quiet and, well, not people. Wyoming has beautiful scenery and pastoral countryside. Everyone has heard […]