Saying Goodbye

I'm going to have to share this news eventually, and since I'm dealing with some of the follow-up details at the moment I figured it might as well be now.But I'm having trouble finding the right words.... brevity seems cold, but I don't think I have the emotional fortitude to say this with much detail. Here goes... my German Shepherd Freya, who I've written about a few times here, was struck by a car and killed yesterday.I think I have to leave it at that. I'm sure I'll need to revisit the events and come to terms with all of it, but for now this is what I can manage....more
 @Cynthia M I hope you find sometime to recoup from your loss :) It's never easy to lose a pet.more

Frenzied Friday – Winter Wonderland Heart to Heart

We drove up to Ottawa yesterday to miss the biggest snowfall of the year today.  The biggest mistake we made was to drive through the middle of  Toronto during rush hour.  What were we thinking!  And so, what should have been a 5 hour drive, turned into 8.  But we arrived safely ahead of the storm.  We settled into our hotel and when we woke up this morning…..nothing!  Not a speck of snow.  Not a speck until 3PM.  Then, over the last hour and a half we have encountered what must be akin to the Abominable Snowman’s favourite happy place!...more
If there is one thing I hate more then hitting Toronto at rush hour - it is Montreal at Rush ...more

365 Days of Blessings – Day 107 – The Nice Couple Who Gave Our Pup a New Home

I am thankful for the nice couple who gave our pup a new homeI call her a pup, but she is our 12-year-old husky, Nikita, the first baby of the family.  But she has been abiding in a small area in the front entryway since Poppet’s arrival....more

My Baby has a Job

It doesn't pay anything but it's what she was born to do.Over a year ago we got this beautiful Great Pyrenees puppy.  ...more
So cute! My dogs have taken it upon themselves to keep our yard squirrel, cat and rat free. I ...more

Sunday Social - Frog 1

Anne KimballBringing Borya Home...more


My beagle Casey is healthy, spunky and–at 13 1/2–still learning new tricks, like wagging his tail. Yet, today for no apparent reason, I woke up vocalizing a name for my next dog....more

Single With Puppy - Life with Baylie
She is adorable! Give her time and she will settle :)more

Working from home

There are many wonderful things about working from home, and some day when I have a bit more time I will write a whole post about them, but for now, here's one of the BEST things about working from home. (Click the picture for a larger version) ------------------------- ...more