The Deafening Sound Of Purring

Three weeks into the new year and what a crazy time it has been!  I must apologize for my absence in the blogosphere, but life once again got in the way.  My mind has been a super highway lately and I have so many new ideas that I want to explore on the blog.  You may have already noticed the new layout.  I’ve been plugging away at #18 on my 30-Before-30 list.  I’ve got an appointment to check off #16 next month and plans in the works for #5, 17, and 23.

And then there’s my personal life.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Adventures In Dog Watching

While my mother is out of town, I am the lucky one who gets to stay with Jake. I relish the days with the little fur ball since I rarely get one-on-one time with him since I moved out five years ago. He eagerly greets me when I come home, snuggles at night, and gives me the biggest guilt trip in the world when I have to leave him.

Continue reading

Just Because It’s Funny: Dog Shaming

The recent internet sensation of humorously shaming toddlers by posting a picture of the guilty child with a sign explaining what he or she did to warrant such embarrassment has spread to the animal kingdom.  Makes me want to do the very same thing to Jake when he scares the crap out of the neighbors, scrapes his butt on the carpet, clears a room with his farts, drools a small lake while waiting for ice cream, begs, or… you get the picture.  Enjoy!

Fw

Continue reading

Savoring The Simple Joys

I’ve always been a big believer in the phrase, “It’s the little things in life…”  There are so many tidbits that can bring a smile to my face and I strive to relish the common pleasures that are all around.  I have been known to break out in a huge grin—or just a happy dance—at the sight of a friendly animal, package on my doorstep, or laughing baby.  Here are some of the little things that make me happy. Continue reading