Car Ride

I decided to get out of the house the other day. I slipped out of my slippers and grabbed my shoes. As soon as the first shoe went on I heard, "woof." I turned and looked. Sure enough my dog was there. He loves car rides. So, I got out the video camera and asked … Continue reading Car Ride

Waiting

Every now and then I babysit a family members ten month old puppy.  My eight year old dog lets him know that he is in charge.  One of my dogs rules is that the puppy cannot come up the stairs.  So the puppy sits and waits for him to come down and play; or for … Continue reading Waiting

Sugar Ants

Sugar ants seem to stake out their territory; as much as I stake out mine. Once they find a food source them come out in a dense pack to gobble it all up. Battling them is an ongoing challenge. The other day I put down some maple syrup to get them to go to one … Continue reading Sugar Ants

Snow

After years of the weather people predicting snow I had little hope that we would get any. Then one day they forecast an inch of snow and we got a little dusting instead. At that point it was a bit tempting to believe that maybe the weather people might be capable of being right. The … Continue reading Snow

The Garden

The tomato plants are growing really well.  One of the plants is up against the fence.  Instead of growing on either side of the fence, one tomato decided to grow on the fence. I know my dogs steal stuff from the garden.  The one thing they never seemed interested in was the broccoli.  However, the … Continue reading The Garden