Loving an old man dog

Maybe if I lay on it, she won't try to put it on me again."You have to live forever," I told our then-12-year old Maltese-Bijon, Goliath....more

Dear Swoosieque

 Dear Swoosieque,This is Buddy writing back to you. I have a lot to say, but I’m having a problem with your darn keyboard, so, I’m just going to use your digital recorder and do an audio recording for later translation. How’s that for being your clever pup? Now you’ll hear my voice as if I were human....more

My Best Buddy

 Daily Post: Literate for a Day – Someone or something you can’t communicate with through writing (a baby, a pet, an object) can understand every single word you write today, for one day only. What do you tell them? (Thanks for the suggestion, Chic Prune!)...more

When Pugs Fly

Me and Scout...more
Oh I am so hopeful you can take her with you.  maybe check with Muttville to foster while you ...more

More Show Than Tell

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and even though we lived within city limits, it didn't stop my parents from getting their country on in our roomy back yard.  Basically my parents were doing the urban homesteading gig long before it was cool.  I'm a by product of the 70's and I lived it in every way.  Not only did we grow our own vegetables, we had fresh eggs, citrus trees, grapes and goat's milk....more

She Will Be Loved

Living, Loving, Laughing...

Did You Ever Have A Day That Changed Your Life Forever?

When you get up in the morning, do you ever expect that particular day to change your life forever? Not normally.  Is there any way to prepare for a day like that?  I doubt it.  Do we ever get a reset button to start the day over? Unfortunately, no!I had one of those days and one was definitely ENOUGH!...more

Stop Your Cat From Scratching The Furniture

photo Kathy Piper Email: smilefornoreason06@gmail.comWebsite: ...more

Paws Off

Before I say something that could incur the wrath of many, let me first say that without question, I LOVE animals. Especially wildlife. I love to take my Nikon and stake out the owls and bobcats behind my house for hours on end. But, I’m not a dog person. WAIT! Don’t leave! I’m not a cat person either. PLEASE STAY! I like them, I just don’t want one. I don’t want a pet....more