What kind of good doggy do you think Leah is? Best guess wins a prize!

Leah’s Eyes

Leah is our 1 year old terrier mix. At about 8-9 months old she started having problems with her eyes. It started with an occasional squint and a wink of her left eye. Then her eyes started to turn cloudy blue. Could our sweet puppy be getting cataracts? To the…

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Daisy’s Diary

July 28, 2016 (Day 1 with new family) Hi, I’m Daisy! I just got my name today. The vet says I am a 4-5 week Great Pyrenees, German Shepherd mix. But I am very little, only 2.9 pounds. New Mommy and the family that helped me find her think there’s…

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Daisy!

I told my daughter we could get a second dog for her 14th birthday. She wanted a cute little 2-3 year old lap dog, but our search with local rescue groups didn’t go so well. Day 1 – Meet Daisy! (August 28, 2016. 4-5 Weeks old, 2.9 pounds) We thought…

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A good squirrel buddy

It can be interesting to see a pet act in a way that shows compassion and thoughtfulness. People often say, “she doesn’t even know she’s a dog.” They will credit human influence for behaviors from sitting on furniture to watching over a sick child. It is a humbling experience to…

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A Pooper-Scooper Birthday!

All day my now 14 year old has taken delight in telling people that I gave her a pooper scooper for her birthday. Technically I purchased the poop scoop & rake two days before her birthday, on our way home from the orthodontist. But the morning of her 14th birthday…

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Got a puppy dog! Meet Leah

This is Leah. The smartest, easiest to train, most stubborn dog I ever did have the pleasure of living with! We got her December 5, 2015 at a PetSmart adoption event. The lady from the humane society said she was a 4 month old terrier mix. At 14 pounds she…

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Apple Music & Family Sharing

[message_box title=”Dear Apple:” color=”green”]Please revise your policy for purchases made under “Family Sharing” accounts. Just because someone is 18+ years old doesn’t mean they understand or are responsible enough for online purchasing. And just because people are related does not mean they want to share a credit card. [/message_box] I…

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Saying goodbye to a dad you never really knew.

Do I look like my dad? I think I got his nose, but I can’t decide if my eyes look more like his or my mom’s. This picture is the only one I have of us together. He and my mom went their separate ways when I was a baby…

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What Makes My Dream Home

As my dream of real-life home ownership becomes closer to being a reality, I think it is time I write down what my requirements are in a home and what my desires are. Published on my blog, this is really meant to be more of a reference for my realtor…

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Snow Day!

When you live in East Texas, good snow days can be few and far between. When we get one, my family tries to make the most of it! Gourmet Snow My first snow day memory is of my mother and grandmother putting Mrs Baird’s bread bags over my shoes and…

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