Category: Dogs

Dog Days

Living with Dogs: Collections and Traditions, At Home and Afield ***** by Laurence Sheehan   Since yesterday was National Dog Day and we are in the midst of the Dog Days of Summer, I thought it was timely to repost this edible book review~  inspired by Jain at Food for Thought~ a delicious blog for readers with an appetite…

Soothing Whites

Gardenia blooms and buds are beginning to appear, just as the temperatures climb into the 90’s. . . There is something soothing to my soul and inner thermostat :) when I see white~ “Sultry as a summer evening and as intoxicating as an exotic perfume, the scent of gardenias settles like a memory onto your soul. The…

Things That Float My Boat

    A taste of warm weather this weekend has us. . .      Enjoying some Chair Time . . .     Seeing signs of the promise of Spring. . .           Sunning ourselves like the birds. . .        Watching the mini waves roll in. . .…

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love****.* by Larry Levin 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. This week’s letter assignment is O in Mrs. Matlock’s class, so I’m sharing Oogy’s story for Alphabe-Thursday~ “In 2002, Larry Levin and his twin sons, Dan and Noah, took their terminally ill…

Christmas with Tucker

  Christmas with Tucker **** by Greg Kincaid 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.   “It is the winter of 1962, and Kansas is hit with one of the worst blizzards in its history. It is during this cruel season that twelve-year-old George is…

Amazing Gracie

Amazing Gracie ****.* by Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff 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~ And Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter G.    I ran across this book when I had searched for A Dog’s Purpose on Amazon~ it popped up with…

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…