3 Going on 30*

We figured, on her 3rd birthday, it was time to show the dog where steak comes from. * I used to think that each dog year was the equivalent of 7 human years, but it would seem that school of thought has evolved. A more accurate measurement it turns out is to look at theContinue reading “3 Going on 30*”

Defecating on the Doorstep of History

The Old Manse Prairie and I went for our weekly Wednesday history tour today and settled on The Old Manse and North Bridge area of Concord, about a 15 minute drive from our house. The historic home and the legendary bridge turn out to be neighbors, a fact I first learned a few months agoContinue reading “Defecating on the Doorstep of History”

Panic at the Hair Salon

While I know it is a common thing to do, I have never referred to any of my pets as my “children” or myself as their “mother.” I’ve encountered plenty of people that say, “This is my baby so and so” while pointing to a cat or a dog and smiling. And I’ve always foundContinue reading “Panic at the Hair Salon”

Golden Delicious

NOTE: This sweet girl unexpectedly passed away on Christmas night a few weeks ago. Her loss has hit us very hard and I’m reminded of how much we shared during our 9 years together. I don’t know the exact moment when I became a dog person. It certainly didn’t happen right away when we gotContinue reading “Golden Delicious”