Tag Archives: dogs

On A Good Note

We’ve had our cats for one year and seven months. It’s not like the cute videos you see on YouTube (no, I’m not providing a link). The dog and cats don’t cuddle, they don’t play together, and when I leave … Continue reading

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I Promised You One Post Per Month

So here’s a gratuitous picture of my dog: And one of a clumber spaniel:  

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What I’m Grateful For

Last week was American Thanksgiving. My fellow bloggers to the south put up gratitude- themed posts. (This one, from Tails and Tales, is especially poignant, given the author’s narrow escape from a tornado.) And even though I’m as Canadian as … Continue reading

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Post 100

I started this blog in June, 2010. Since then, my life has changed utterly. I have gone from stay-at-home mom with too much time on my hands to a single mother of three with too much responsibility on my shoulders. … Continue reading

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Dog-Sitting Blues, Part 2

A few weeks ago, my girls’ father took them on a jaunt to New York City. It was the first time they went on vacation without me, and I knew if I stayed home I would wander aimlessly through the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday # 4

Looking for a good caption… anyone?

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Dog-Sitting Blues

Last Sunday and Monday were logistically complicated in our household. The Spouse decided to attend to some computer event in New York, which entailed leaving Saturday night and returning early Monday evening. The kids were off school Monday, while I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday # 3

When he’s awake, Puggy is a medical assistance dog, as well as a terrifically cute distraction during classes.  Thanks to his owner for permission to post.

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A Reluctant Return to the Park

How much do I love my dog park? How much do I hate cold and winter? When I left for school Monday morning, I hugged Our Best Friend and said, “We’re going to  the park Wednesday. Promise.” In fact, I … Continue reading

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End of Year

I’ve been a bad blogger this year. If Santa based naughty-or-nice on your blog-writing  commitment, I would have received a container of toothpicks. I wish I could say that my New Year’s resolutions for 2012 are to blog regularly, to … Continue reading

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