Category: Dogs

A Dog’s Purpose

A Dog’s Purpose ****.* by W. Bruce Cameron I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite~ for the written word.  I. Heart. This. Book. A Dog’s Purpose is told through the eyes of Toby, a pup born feral; reborn as Bailey, a boy’s beloved Golden Retriever; reborn as Ellie, a search & rescue…

A is for Animals

    A is for Animals . . . from Apes to Zoos :-)     This week’s letter assignment is the letter A.        I am an animal lover~  All these wonderful animal photos are courtesy of the NC Zoo~ that I shared with a recent review of a great book, Zoo Story , and you can find…

Dogs Days of Summer

“Dog Days”  are the hottest, most sultry days of summer. In the northern hemisphere, they usually fall between early July and early September. In the southern hemisphere they are usually between January and early March. Dog Days can also define a time period or event that is very hot or stagnant, or marked by a…

Just a Dog… Help PEDIGREE donate food!

           JUST A DOG by Richard Biby   From time to time, people tell me, “lighten up, it’s just a dog,” or, “that’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs involved for “just a dog.”   Some of my…

One White Dog, One Yellow Dog

  An early evening boat ride with Chloe & Gracie. . . they seem to enjoy it as much as we do. While they look the same, Chloe is as yellow as can be. . . scared of loud noises~ not fireworks or thunder~ you know, really scary noises like sneezes. . . Afraid of strange objects. .…

Zebra

  Z is for Zebra This week’s letter assignment is the letter Z.         OK, so I wanted to go the NC Zoo, about an hour drive from where I live. My inner 5 year-old really, really wanted to go. I also wanted to take my own photos. It didn’t happen *sigh*.  I guess…

Winery Dogs of Napa Valley

Winery Dogs of Napa Valley ***** by Elaine Riordan I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where “pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera”.  “In this second edition of Winery Dogs of Napa Valley, the dogs are as wild, lovable, and funny as ever. They frolic in alfalfa fields,…

Things that Make Me Smile. . .

     This Red Swing is one of the things we spied boating this past weekend that made me smile, along with. . .          Water Dogs~busy with a tennis ball. . .       A Frog Watchman. . .        A family of Geese. . . (I confess, I smile a lot more…

Living with Dogs

Living with Dogs: Collections and Traditions, At Home and Afield ***** by Laurence Sheehan   I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. This is a favorite book of mine, with a prominent place on my coffee table. I stumbled on it for…

Chalkware Dogs

      I’m joining Kathleen at Faded Charm for White Wednesday. I thought I’d share a small collection of chalkware dogs that I have that normally guard my books in my bookcase.      These chalkware dog figures don’t have any significance to me, other than I love dogs and I’ve always been drawn to the patina of…