Just under a year ago, I started this Blog as my first endeavour as a non-academic author. Since then, I’ve had an article published in an online forum and a poem selected for inclusion in an anthology; both under my Continue reading A freelance writer is born….
Yesterday my garden go its first cut of the year. That to me is the first step towards summer. When the snow has been gone long enough that the grass is long enough to need cutting. I’m fortunate in that Continue reading The first cut of the year….
Yesterday I felt like myself again, just for a day. It was wonderful. I packed up snacks and emergency survival equipment, loaded up the dogs and hit the road. It was wonderful to feel well enough to just drive…. So Continue reading Just for one day I started to feel like myself again….
This is my back garden right now. Though you should replace the toddlers with an elderly female shepherd/husky mix and an 18 month standard poodle. They seem to love the mud just the same. So trips outside now include wiping Continue reading If it’s not dog poop, it’s mud! Spring seems to be here….
It’s that time of year when I regret not going out in -10 with my dogs to pick up their poop as it appears in vast quantities as the snow melts. Every spring I promise myself that this year I’ll Continue reading Spring = dog poop season!
I moved to this home just before Christmas in 2015. Like most new homes, I had no plans for the garden beyond making it safe for the dogs by fully fencing it immediately as I like to watch for a Continue reading I think my dogs are trying to give me a heart attack!
In the last few days I’ve come across a number of different situations with dogs and their owners. The first is a new friend of mine with a shorty bull dog. In general, a typical family pet. He kind of Continue reading No bad dogs, just poorly trained owners?