Meet Wilma, the Prairie Dog

TW has been asking for a dog and I've been saying NO dog. I thought I'd surprise her by giving her a rat so we went in search of rats yesterday and wound up with a dog after all - a prairie dog, to be specific. We could not resist her charms at the pet store. ...more

I'm allergic to cats too, and of course we find a kitten out in the 120 degree garage couldn't ...more

Year of the Tiger (But Not As a Pet)

In a fluke of the lunisolar calendar, Chinese New Year landed on Valentine's Day and the Year of the Tiger came roaring in…albeit with chocolate hearts and Tiger Woods jokes. Born in the Year of the Tiger? (1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998) You are rebellious, colorful, passionate, impulsive and vigorous. The Tiger's motto? "I Win." ...more


You are way ahead of me on this one. I keep meaning to delve into this very ...more