Buddy

Bringing Up Buddy

Bringing Up Buddy

Our sorely-missed Sou’wester winds have returned to slog the island, hellbent on casting leaves like confetti, reviving moss to its rightfully green state, and painting each pane with raindrops and rivulets. The world is dark outside my windows, the drizzle present, and the chill, impatient. I write from my kitchen nook, on an old […]

Rebuilding My Porch and DIY Credibility

Rebuilding My Porch and DIY Credibility

I keep a mental to-do list, a growing index of things I want to get done, or more importantly that need my attention, or better put, needed my attention yesterday, and the day before that, and the day before…. Well you get the idea. Some tasks have been […]

Bulldog Chronicles: Buddy and His Ottoman Empire

Bulldog Chronicles: Buddy and His Ottoman Empire

Buddy (my bulldog) and I have settled into a daily routine, one that succumbs to tweaks now and then, mostly based on who is willing to budge, acquiesce, or turn the other cheek. So far, I still wear the crown, but my clever boy knows an opportunity […]

Buddy and His Climb to the Top

Buddy and His Climb to the Top

I’m an early riser, but this morning at 4:32 am, I was an earlier riser. A poorly set alarm clock named Buddy awoke me by bounding out of bed with an urgency usually reserved for small bladders and long movies. Within seconds of heeding his march down the hall, […]

Bulldog News: Buddy Is in the House

Bulldog News: Buddy Is in the House

Bulldog News: First Edition! We just finished week two together, and Buddy and I are settling in quite nicely. Yes, the lovefest continues full throttle. Of course, welcoming a new canine comrade to the house is a lesson in patience, understanding and dishing out an inordinate amount of […]

Ringing in the New Year With Buddy!

Ringing in the New Year With Buddy!

Celebrating New Year’s Eve has never been a social long suit of mine. My internal time clock chimes in around 10 o’clock p.m. with “Commence shutdown! Eyelids standing by.” But this New Year’s Eve, I really had something to cheer about, and keep me awake a […]