A ten-minute drive from my house– is the dog park. Somedays there are eight other dogs to play with. Sometimes no one is there, and Buddy cries and whines because he’s stuck with me instead of a doggie friend. The other day, there was a border collie at the park. He was on the other … More The Dog Park
As you know, our dog Bailey passed away. He was getting old and he was sick and he is no longer with us. We were going to wait awhile before we got a puppy, but Mr. Porter was looking at petfinder.com to see if there were any puppy litters coming available towards the end of … More Meet my new Buddy
I never saw anything like this before. … More Rainbow without the rain
While walking Bailey in December, he pulled hard on the leash to play with his friend Georgie. For some odd reason, I was holding the leash in my left hand. When Bailey pulled the leash, it also yanked my left arm and shoulder. I had pain for about a month before I decided I better … More Bailey hurt my arm, which was bad. Here’s why it was also good.
Background noise is drowned out by the snowflakes hitting the ground. Snow’s arrival gives us nature’s permission to slow down, listen to our own breathing, our own footsteps. It causes us to stop running to catch up with the world, and to stop and notice our private place within the larger realm. Although … More Snow makes everything quieter.
I brought Bailey to PetMart yesterday to get his nails trimmed. He was starting to look Howard-Hughes-ish and needed those nails clipped. As usual, I bribed him with cheese to get him into the car. When we took a turn at the intersection, he realized we were not on the way to his friend Georgie’s … More Bailey’s Christmas Miracle
Ok, so we are all eating leftover Halloween candy, and now it’s time to plan Thanksgiving. I’m assuming I am cooking, er, re-heating this year, as we should have the house suitable for human consumption by then. As I type this, my contractor is thumping in the attic, right over my head. I also have … More November, a new month, a new start
We are moved into the new house. Actually, our stuff is here, but since it’s still in boxes, I don’t know where most things are. I went back to the apartment to clean, and hired cleaners to help me. It’s in pretty good shape now. I just need to put the garbage out for collection. … More We’re In!
Hi Bailey here again, filling in for Mom. While Mom and Dad don’t agree, today was the best day ever. Ok, well it was the best day for me. My best friend Blitz came over to play today! That’s Blitz, the black dog in the picture. You already know me. Mom was going out the … More Today was the best day ever!
Happy Friday Everyone! Your friend, Bailey
Hi, Bailey here, filling in for Mom again today. She is having Writer’s Block, so I thought I would help her out. Come join me for my trip to Mortica’s flower shop. As they say on “The Price is Right,” here’s the first item up for bids: We have a lovely hanging basket of, … More Bailey’s adventure to Mortica Adams’ flower shop and greenhouse