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the man turns 15!

by | Tuesday, November 1, 2011 |

when we lost kody seven years ago (how has it been that long ago) he was two days shy of his 15th birthday and since then we have not had a dog live long enough to celebrate that milestone.  although i do not want to disparage him, there’s a slight possibility that kody put a spell on us to ensure no one outlives his lifespan.   i have no doubt this spell was not malicious, however, it has caused me quite a bit of pain and worry and i’ve been ready to find some eye of newt to...

happy all hallows eve

by | Monday, October 31, 2011 |

hope you're enjoying a wonderful halloween.  once again it's time for our annual treat (see 2009 here & 2010 here): row 1 (l to r):  murray, simon, jewel row 2 (l to r):  wilson, indi, phineus row 3 (l to r):  fletcher, watson, reilley row 4 (l to r):  zander, flanagan, speck row 5 (l to r):  carley, dooley, benny (in case you're wondering this is the official order the dogs came into our lives)    ...

indian summer

by | Sunday, October 9, 2011 |

it's been so beautiful here in nashville the past few weeks. i love this time of year when we can leave all the doors of the house open and enjoy the outside. the dogs have been partaking in the enjoyment aplenty. here's watson and carly trying to get the best of fletcher but as he proves you can't take a good guy down. you also get a small taste of jewel doing what jewel does best - she likes to bark a good bit of her day away (not so surprising she was returned to the shelter twice before we...

the call

by | Sunday, October 2, 2011 |

you know those minor annoyances you have in your life that you keep living with day after day even though there quite possibly may be a very easy fix?  i’m (almost) embarrassed to point out this issue that dave & i have been living with for who knows how long.  i don’t want to think about the time and money we’ve frittered away on this ridiculously easy to fix issue brought to us single-handedly by none other than carly.   when we redid our bathroom a...

bring on the night

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2011 |

last night was the first not unbearably hot evening we've had here in quite a while so we attempted to enjoy some peace & quiet on the patio... [youtube] sometimes our ideas do not at all intersect with the dogs' ideas.

the glamorous life

by | Monday, July 25, 2011 |

this is our sweet, handsome, soft as cotton, huggable benny... and this is benny's preferred look... yes people that is what you think it is (clearly phineus doesn't want to believe it either).  benny likes to what we refer to as "put on a poop suit" as often as he can, usually at least once a week.  sheila e's life ours is not!...

somewhat redundant

by | Saturday, June 18, 2011 |

something tells me speck would fare better in a more temperate climate... [youtube]

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