Hope for the New YearOne paper bag + a couple cups of sand + one lit candle = magic My brain seems to have been on hiatus (and may still be). Every time I sat down to write a post in December, five minutes into it, I’d curl my lip, scrunch my face, and say, […]
Boz and Gracie
Boz: bulldog as blues healer I am back among the living, breathing (in a Darth Vader kind of way), sniffling (as if paid by the tissue) and walking upright (albeit swaying) in pajamas destined for the fireplace (my gift to humanity). Cold, flu, crud…whatever I endured over the last week, left me a more grateful […]
My front porch is for company, the back porch for me. It’s my take-five spot, a compact stoop just barely big enough for a big guy and two big bulldogs. The paint-deprived rail supports an arm’s reach and everything from a cup of coffee to a cordial to a tumbler of ice tea. In the […]
Prompted by the day’s drizzle and cool temps, Boz and Gracie practice the art of indoor dogouflage, becoming one with the sofa, pillows and throws, willingly changing fur tone and posture to blend indistinguishably from their comfy throne. If not for the snoring, I’d have thought they disappeared. Talented dogs, indeed.
Bullish on Biscuits: Boz and Gracie grace a card from Great Dog Greetings What’s not to love about a Bulldog mug? It’s hard to believe so much cuteness can be packed into one canine and it still has room for wrinkles. For those who comment, “It’s a face only a mother could love.” Boz and Gracie recognize such remarks […]
“Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world.” –Ada Louise Huxtable Summer is an elusive season for the Pacific […]