Let Me Tell You Where We’re Going

This is a story about a dog. Not just any dog. This is a story about a Border Collie. Photo taken by Heidi Erland Okay, it’s true. I have a bit of a prejudice. But I’m here to… Read More

Adulting. Or Not

I see I have neglected to blog anything for nearly a month. I could offer many excuses, but being an adult is not really one of them. My ancient dryer broke this week. Because I’m paranoid about running… Read More

Brady Time

“Mom got her lazy ass out of bed early and it wasn’t even an agility day!” Got up early this morning to go have breakfast at the Senior Center with my clients, “Jack Lemmon” and “Walter Matthau” and… Read More

Sexy Senior

This is a picture of a spry and fit senior. This is Jasmine. So, a couple of weeks ago I took Jasmine with me for a five-mile hike. Didn’t really think about it. I just knew she’d be… Read More

Cat Food, Balls and New Friends

Although the afternoon started off on a not-so-good note thanks to Youke not only eating all the cat’s food, but also investigating cupboards for treats while I was gone today (yay for me for placing them on the… Read More


So while this was happening … The boys were out playing. These two pictures pretty much describe our entire past week. While Camm’s broken foot isn’t bothering her in the least, not a tiny iota, she is being… Read More

Convalescent Camm aka Clunky Foot Camm

  Look closely. Despite the new plushy squeaky toy, Camm is not a happy camper, and it wasn’t because she was having her picture taken. We all know by now how much she enjoys being a supermodel. Camm… Read More


Today’s highlight: a nice long nap with all four of my dogs. Got up super early, but it’s no longer o’dark thirty. It’s not even dark at all. Even on a super cloudy, kinda rainy day. Yes indeed,… Read More

Four-Dog Weekend

So guess what? Did an agility trial this weekend. That was a bit of a joke. Like what else would I do on a long holiday weekend? It’s been over a month since I last posted. Mostly that’s… Read More

Some Like It Hot

So, having a heatwave here in the Pacific Northwest. Some 30 years ago this would’ve made me extremely happy. Of course then I lived in a place with winters that regularly reached temperatures of below zero degrees and… Read More