A freelance writer is born….

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….

Just for one day I started to feel like myself again….

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….

If it’s not dog poop, it’s mud! Spring seems to be here….

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….

I think my dogs are trying to give me a heart attack!

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!

No bad dogs, just poorly trained owners?

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?