First Carves Of The Season!

Jack O Lanterns.  Pumpkin Carving.  Grinning  Jacks.  I don’t care what you call them, I just love doing it each year!   This year we picked up over a 1,000lbs of pumpkins and I’m not even kidding.  They made us drive over to the truck scale and weigh everything.  lol  The folks at Schuh Farm wereContinue reading “First Carves Of The Season!”

August Animal Care, Job Change and Cute Photos!

Hello Hotties! I’ve got some exciting news for you all (and myself!).   Starting September 4th I will become a staff member at August Animal Care, providing care of all sorts of critters in the greater Seattle area.   August Animal Care has been around since 2005 and was founded by the most fabulous photographer, JulieContinue reading “August Animal Care, Job Change and Cute Photos!”

RIP Sir Fergus Of Bravo

It is with a heavy heart that we announce we had to say good-bye to Fergus on August 1st.   Fergus was struggling with heart failure and had also recently been diagnosed with renal failure.  The two are difficult to treat together at best and Fergus fought hard until he was just too tired. For thoseContinue reading “RIP Sir Fergus Of Bravo”

Mount Rainier/Cedar Creek Treehouse

So this weekend Chris and I drove down to Mount Rainier National Park and stayed at the Cedar Creek Treehouse, a tree house that’s 50 feet up in a tree.  It was awesome!  The tree house itself is three levels.  There’s a sitting/patio area that has a hammock and is open for the most part.  Continue reading “Mount Rainier/Cedar Creek Treehouse”

Remodeling Progress

We have been super busy remodeling the house.  We ripped up the floors in the living room, dining room and hallway as well as repainted most of the walls and ceiling (two walls will have to wait until the tiling is done) replaced the fireplace and tons of fixtures as well as added a ceilingContinue reading “Remodeling Progress”

Sir Fergus Of Bravo Update!

It’s been a while since we’ve had an update on Fergus.  I can say he’s doing so amazingly well that I can’t even believe it.   He’s settled right into our household like he’s been here for years.  His eye is looking so much better, his fur is literally soft and supple and his mobility hasContinue reading “Sir Fergus Of Bravo Update!”

Garden Stuff (& day 47!)

If you know me at all, you know that I *hate* yard work.  I can and will do laundry all day long but I just can’t get down with the yard stuff.    I’m dedicating the whole weekend to getting it done.   Here’s the shameful before photo: And to console myself, I cut some lilacs andContinue reading “Garden Stuff (& day 47!)”

Kiddie Pool Time!

I pulled out the kiddie pool for the dogs for the first time this year today.   Well, only Patrick and Dash really like to splash around in it but the other dogs will drink out of it.  Haha!   Bib B used to enjoy it but Minnie and Joxer are less than impressed. While the BoxersContinue reading “Kiddie Pool Time!”

Julie Austin Doggie Photo Shoot

Several weeks ago Julie Austin came over to get home photos of Big B and I.   She was also kind enough to take pics of rest of my motley crew.   These were all taken in my front and back yards with natural light.   You should check out the photos on Julie’s site…they are amazing! http://www.jaustinphotography.com/

Buford T. Justice And Adenocarcinoma

I think I’ve avoided posting this because I’m just not wanting to deal with it.   I’m angry and adrift and yes, a bit depressed but mostly I’m deeply and profoundly sad.   Fuck cancer.  Big B has been my best friend since the day he entered our lives.  He’s been my protector, my doughnut andContinue reading “Buford T. Justice And Adenocarcinoma”

Snowmageddon January, 2012

Ok, so normally I don’t sweat  the snow too much.  I grew up in New Hampshire and learned how to drive in the stuff.   We’ve have gotten a *lot* of snow for the Seattle area.   It’s been snowing off and on since Saturday afternoon but we got dumped on today and are supposed to getContinue reading “Snowmageddon January, 2012”