Confessions of a bi-species owner

Yes, I will admit that I am a bi-species lover.  I love BOTH cats and dogs and haven't  lived with out both in 20 years.  There are ongoing arguments about which is better, a cat or a dog.  I say,"Why choose?"  Curiously enough, owning a cat points out the good things about dogs and vice versa.  Over the last twenty years we have had large dogs, small dogs, tabby's, grays, siamese, long hair and medium haired cats.  In total, we have had nine cats and seven dogs.  All with different personalities and relationship issues....more

I have been a dog lover all my life, cats I'm allergic to but I have been surrounded by ...more

A Dog's Life

We are by definition "dog people".  When Chris and I met, we each had our own dog.  Chris's dog, Quinn, went every where with him.  She was a regular fixture at the art studios on our college campus and could be seen racing alongside his bike, or sitting in the passenger seat of his truck.  My little buddy, Coco, follows me around (even into the bathroom), and is quick to cuddle and give kisses.  Our dogs are so much a part of our life, their pictures (dressed up in various wigs and hats) served as the table numbers at our wedding. ...more

Sappho Speaks: People and Their Pets, A True Bond of Love

Lectori Salutem! or L.S. (Greetings to the Reader!)...more

My Walk on the Wildside

Spent the morning finishing up a couple of articles and when I couldn't take it anymore, I pushed away from the computer for a wilderness adventure... ...more

Thanks for your comment janalynn. It was quite an adventure.