Dog Nights of August

The world as we know it might have ended. And no, I’m not talking about me finally breaking down and getting a smart phone and giving up my beloved flip phone. Besides, that happened in May and despite… Read More

Just Say No

Sam and Lisa headed toward the park for a little stroll. It was hot and Lisa was eager to get onto the trail by the lake as it was heavily shaded. The shrill voices of children raked the… Read More

The Magical Heathen Puppy

Rhys turned seven months old earlier this week. While he is still very much a puppy and will be for a while, it’s often hard for me to think of him on such immature terms. For several months… Read More

My New Dog

Rhys is not really a puppy any longer. Overnight it seems, he became a dog. A very handsome dog. I love his manly and serious profile. Of course, he is only 19 weeks old, so he’s still technically… Read More

So You Think You Want to Be a Rock Star

Alternative title: How to Socialize Your Puppy in One Weekend. Second alternative (more accurate) title: Sleep is Overrated. Yikes! Five weeks in and hardly a peep on the blog about the new tribe member, Rhys. Plenty on Facebook… Read More

Welcome to the Next Year of My Life

I only got about three and a half hours of sleep between the late hours of Friday evening and very early Saturday morning. Probably not the way to begin a new journey, with sleep deprivation. On the other… Read More

Snowy and Clean

Snowy and Clean. It pretty much sums up the last few weeks. There’s presently a lot of snow here – at least for the Pacific Northwest portions that aren’t in the mountains. Also, my house is now very… Read More

This is How We Ring In the New Year

How to end the year and start the new year? With an agility trial of course! Really, did you expect anything different? So by the skin of her pearly white teeth, got Camm qualified for CPE Nationals in… Read More

Happy Festivus!

Happy Festivus from Us! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to You! Goodwill and Peace on Earth and Good Fortune for All. Camm: Happy Christmas birthday adventure day! Brady: Finally. Outside and doing fun things. Youke: Ball! Youke,… Read More

The Picture Tells

“Every picture tells a story don’t it?” – Ronald David Wood, Steve Harley, “Every Picture Tells A Story” “The photographer took some pictures of you two. You should check them out,” said the leash runner to me at… Read More