How Do You Know

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Like a lot of people, I get emails from various sources related to things I like and am interested in.  It won’t surprise anyone to hear that I get news from several different places that have information and news about dogs.  There are a lot of articles out there about dogs and humans on a […]

Close To You

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From the time I was a kid, I’ve heard my mom complain that I’m a “touch me not.”  She was (and still is) forever wanting to hug me until the life started to squeeze out of me.  When we met people, I wasn’t one of those sweet little girls who talked to new people nonstop. […]

Stuck In The Middle With You

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In our house, it’s a pretty common occurrence for most of the dogs to show a preference for my husband.  One of the reasons Bunny is so dear to me is because she makes her preference for me obvious.  It’s not even strange for one of them to show a different kind of preference for […]

The First Kiss

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I write a lot on the blog about Flattery’s mischief.  She’s a little like Dennis the Menace in that I think she goes into a lot of things with good intentions, but somehow, things just go awry.  Most of her mischief is related to her learning about the world in her own inquisitive way.  I […]

Adding Blueberries To Life

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Over the weekend, I was trying to take a picture for our Flickr group that involved our national colors and the Olympics.  My plan was to take a few pictures of Morgan and Bunny watching the games on television.  It was a really cute shot in my head. If I’m working with just Bunny, I […]

With Old Age Comes…

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Every morning, I go through the same routine here with Blueberry.  It starts when I walk into the living room and want to sit down at my corner of the couch where my laptop is set up.  Blueberry lives under the delusion that she actually owns this prime piece of real estate. I’m pretty sure that […]

How Do I Love You? Let Me Count The Ways…

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One thing I often hear new greyhound owners worrying about is whether their new greyhound is happy with them and whether or not they love them.  Greyhounds are a lot like cats in dog suits.  They can be rather aloof and they definitely prefer their creature comforts.  My theory on the latter is that after […]