Bridging the Gap -- Tales and Tails

The Kids Are Alright

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We have had more people than I can count checking in on us these days, and I am very thankful for it.  One of the things I am asked a lot is about how Flattery and Küster are doing.  Today I’m here to tell you that the kids are alright. At first, I felt like […]

Flattery At The Door -- Tales and Tails

The Visitor

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Over the weekend, we had a lot of people reach out to us and offer their condolences and support.  We really are lucky to have so many wonderful people who care about us and our dogs.  On Sunday, one of our fans and an old friend, called and told me he was on his way […]

Just Add Love (And Sparkly Lights) -- Tales and Tails

Her Signature Move

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I can’t lie to you, a lot of days I really enjoy my job, but other days, I’m not sure if anything can convince me to go back.  Yesterday…was one of those days.  I’ll spare you the gory details, but it was a pretty rough day.  On top of that, I had to run in […]

Snow Bunny -- Tales and Tails

Snow Day

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To my surprise and delight, yesterday turned out to be a snow day for me.  The school district that I work for isn’t very good about calling off school, even when travel is treacherous and all the other schools in the area call off.  The timing of this blizzard made it necessary, though, since parts […]

Flattery Wins Again -- Tales and Tails

Blanket Possession Policy

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One of the things that my husband most looks forward to when the weather turns cool is the return of blanket weather.  There’s nothing he likes better than curling up on the couch with his favorite blanket.  Since we got married, he’s had a quilt that his mom made for him that he carried around […]

Christmas Cards -- Tales and Tails

Pleasantly Surprised

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Last year, we ended up not keeping our annual tradition of taking group Christmas card photos of the dogs or sending out Christmas cards.  It wasn’t because we didn’t want to, we just found ourselves really short on time and facing a few other challenges.  We also kept waiting for a day when we had […]