Black Hole

Sometimes necessity really is the time for the impetus to try something different. It’s a super lazy Saturday morning here. This is the first day I will not have walked over eight miles in 45 days. And don’t… Read More

Pickles and Dogs on a Saturday Night

While I have never been one to stress out because I didn’t have big Friday night or Saturday night plans, I’m pretty sure that when I was in my 20s I also wasn’t expecting to be spending a… Read More

Hello Bruno

My favorite form of respite is hiking with my dogs. Hiking is my way of meditating. I can free my mind in the quietness, observe my dogs with calm and clarity, enjoy the physical effort in a way… 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

Mission Accomplished

Braved the first frontal attack of what is being called “the strongest storm in 50 years,” and which is “potentially historic,” and that some have dubbed “Stormaggedon” to retrieve this today: That is Youke’s Fourth of July collar…. Read More

Weekend in Pictures

Or at least less words. Friday. Hot. Planned hike with friends. Stupid Friday traffic. Friends had to turn around. Went hiking anyway. Very hot. Still had fun. Excellent day. Saturday. White chocolate mocha with three shots. Me time…. 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

Happy Birthday to My Puppy

Youke is eight years old as of today. So incredibly hard to believe my puppy is a senior. Well, in technical dog years I guess. And I can’t honestly say he’s still a puppy, because he has always… Read More

9 to 5

  Today was a 9 to 5 kinda day. But in a good way. Not in a “this cubicle is draining all the life energy out of me and I can feel my brain shrinking” kinda way. And… Read More