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the no victory garden

by | Thursday, March 17, 2011 |

at first glance having a garden seems like a no-brainer for us and seems to jive quite well with our lifestyle.  we try our best at being environmentally friendly and the thought of living off the land is quite an attractive idea.   we started a small garden two years ago and dear gravy was i overwhelmed even though (if i’m being honest) i should note that dave was doing most (insert “all” here) of the work…it was apparently more the idea of the responsibility than the actual...

help...we need somebody

by | Tuesday, March 8, 2011 |

this post is the kind i don’t like…one with bad news that i hate to impart.  it is with heavy hearts that dave & i have come to the sad fact that we need to find violet a new loving family.  over the past six weeks or so she developed an issue with watson and it is only getting worse.  we sent her to an amazing trainer, nathan, for board and train for a few weeks, hoping for at the least a chilling out period and at best a solution to our problem.  while she...

"heard any good jokes lately" -pee wee herman

by | Friday, March 4, 2011 |

i’ve been missing.  awol.  mia.  if there was an amber alert for bloggers (am i a blogger?) it would have been issued.  if i’ve disappointed anyone i apologize…and thank you for caring.  a brief explanation ensues:  for a little over a year (truth be told a lot over a year) i’ve been feeling really crappy, not myself…just off.  exhausted, overwhelmed, short term memory loss, trouble putting words together, weight gain that...

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happy halloween

by | Sunday, October 31, 2010 |

for the second year in a row dave was successful in getting the whole pack photographed (check out our shot from 2009).  hope you have a fantastic halloween full of treats, including this one: row 1 (l to r):  murray, simon, jewel, wilson row 2 (l to r):  indi, phineus, fletcher, watsonrow 3 (l to r):  reilley, flanagan, zander, speckrow 4 (l to r):  carley, dooley, benny, violet ...

mr. loquacious

by | Thursday, October 28, 2010 |

dear gravy is benny talkative, which is ironic since he can't hear a blessed thing, and i use the word talkative because it really does seem like he's just chattering away.  for some reason his mutterings ring as less annoying than just all-out barking but it does have a way of breaking you down eventually.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9qOH5nFOaw&fs=1&hl=en_US] i gotta give it up to violet - i would have let him have the bone just to shut him up....

pitbull awareness day wrap-up

by | Thursday, October 28, 2010 |

these pics of violet exemplify her involvement in pitbull awareness day; they are from top to bottom anticipation, participation and poopilation post event.  we had a good time, the pitbulls seemed to enjoy it, 16 dogs were neutered and many vouchers for free spays & neuters at fix for life were given out...i think we can stamp that successful.  dave posted all the pictures on our facebook page so head over there to check 'em out....

pitbull awareness day 2010

by | Thursday, October 21, 2010 |

for the third year we will be sponsoring the spay station at the nashville event on sat.  free neuters will be done on site (by appt) and vouchers will be handed out for free spays & neuters at fix for life in lebanon, tn. come join in the festivities - it should be a beautiful day.  this fine little lady will be joining dave & i... click here for a state by state listing of events and here for more information on the nashville event.  ...

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