Lots of work, little weaving

The forecast was for lots of rain from Wednesday evening to Friday morning, so I wanted to get the lion’s share of gardening done in advance. I didn’t take many photos, but here are a few.

Half of my front garden. Weeding done, annuals planted, mulch laid.

And the side garden. You can’t see […]

Jack needs help

He needs your help. I don’t know how to help him.

He’s the third dog that I’ve owned that with this issue and I haven’t known how to help any of them. I’ve tried a few strategies, none successful, so I’m turning to you. Have you had an animal with similar problems? If so, […]

Wordless Wednesday

Quack Quack to the rescue!

Unfortunately, Owl was not an acceptable substitute for Fishy.

After the first day, Jack routinely rejected Owl and kept wanting to play with Fishy, who was looking worse by the day. I thought about what made Fishy so attractive to him, and decided it was the combination of his size (which Owl matched) […]

Happy Jack

Many months ago I bought a toy for Jack. A small, blue, rubber, squeaky blowfish. We played fetch with it every day, sometimes both morning and evening, inside and outside. Fishy was clearly Jack’s favorite toy. He made noise so if Jack didn’t see where he went he’d hear him. His size was perfect […]