Category: Dogs

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…

The Art of Racing in the Rain

        The Art of Racing in the Rain **** by Garth Stein ****(Xanax, and Kleenex maybe required)         I’m joining Jain in with this edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all…

Photofiddle

  I’m joining Susan (and company!) at Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday.       This is a photo that I uploaded at Photofiddle. I ran across it in a gift guide in the avalanche of holiday catalogs and magazines I received back in November. I was so happy with the results, I thought I’d share! The process…

Puppy Bowl 2010 on Animal Planet

  From Animal Planet/Discovery Website: On Sunday, February 7 from 3-5PM e/p an all-star lineup of rambunctious, rescue pups competes in the ultimate showdown full of dogged defense, puppy penalties and fido first downs. Plus, for the first time in Puppy Bowl history, all the action will be captured in panoramic view with aerial coverage provided by the Twizzler’s® blimp and its…