He’s Having A Birthday

He’s Having A Birthday

Someone is Having A Birthday! This little goofball, our little Percy-Pie is five years old today. Five! He still acts so much like a puppy that it’s hard to imagine he’s already 5.  But, yep. Born June 4, 2011 and kept at a research laboratory in Northern...
My Fantasy Life

My Fantasy Life

I have a very rich fantasy life. No, not that kind. The kind where I hang on to this idea of what my life will be like shortly, with just a few adjustments. In that life, I do yoga regularly (therefore, in that life I’m also substantially thinner), I walk the...
Doo- Doo- Doodlebutt

Doo- Doo- Doodlebutt

Three years ago today (March 24) this girl sashayed her way into our lives. I think many of you knew on that very day that she was with us to stay. But I still thought we were fostering her. That it was too soon after Seamus’s passing to even think about another...
Ode to A One of A Kind Dog

Ode to A One of A Kind Dog

Three years ago today we lost Seamus. I still can’t say (or type) that without tearing up. He was the most unique and special dog who came into my life at exactly the right time for exactly the right reasons. My life would have been very different without this...
Wait A Minute, Percy Pie

Wait A Minute, Percy Pie

The Dogs Were Rescued (and So Was I) left off about four months after we had adopted Percival. In fact, in the last scene of that book,Chris and I and both beagles were driving home from Paso Robles after a wonderful getaway. That was two and a half years ago. Two and...
Chasing Normal

Chasing Normal

A short time ago Chris and I were out to dinner with clients of mine. At dinner, as per usual, there was some exchanging of stories as we don’t know this couple well and also, well, I’m a story teller (in books and in person–must be my Irish...
Life…With Beagles

Life…With Beagles

Well hello there! Where’ve you been? Okay, kidding. It’s me that’s been missing from this blog. My disappearance was caused by a lot of things, not the least of which is a complete inability to find time to do all the things I want to do while still...