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Official portrait time! Welcome to Billy

Billy little smile

It was time to take Billy’s official formal portrait, so the Grand Baby and I went outside to do just that.  Billy barely fit on the little couch I set up for him, but here are his photos.  Enjoy!   To see a closeup, click on the photo once you find the page where it…

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Obedience Lessons

dani dignified

Dani and I had adventures this morning.  I wanted to take her out in the front seat of the car, so I dug through my drawer of dog paraphernalia and found a doggie harness that works with a seat belt.  So with Dani properly belted in and riding shotgun, we went to the bank, where…

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Our house is no longer empty.


If you follow this blog, you know that we lost both of our senior adult mastiffs within a few weeks of each other.  Then Dani arrived, and we embarked again on the thrilling adventures of house breaking and puppy biting.  Ouch! As wonderful as Dani is–and she is quite the smart little puppy, doing so…

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Two farewells is too many

Babe profile portrait

This morning we had to say good-bye to Babe, our almost nine-year-old mastiff.  Saying goodbye was hard, especially since we had just said good-bye to Charley at the end of November. Babe was suffering from an auto-immune disease that we discovered about a week ago.  She did perk up when we put her on steroids,…

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Where does the time go?

Miley Christmas card_edited-1

Might as well ask where our life goes–we spend it a little at a time, here, there, everywhere! I can’t believe it’s been about three weeks since I last posted!  (Hint: If you require more frequent updates from me–ha!–check my facebook page. I DO tend to pop in and out there more often than I…

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The Amazing Skidboot

Home again, and sorting through 300 emails.  Note for future reference:  it does no good to arrive at an airport at 4 a.m. for a six a.m. flight if the ticket counters don’t open until five.  I think I need a nap.  My friend Sharon sent me the following movie–and and it made me laugh…

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