| Tuesday, February 28, 2017 |
besides the fact that we deal with loss too often and it's a lot of responsibility?
| Monday, November 14, 2016 |
this brings me to a point on dogs, at least in our house, and no matter how many dogs we bring into our family it always holds up...
| Monday, October 31, 2016 |
my favorite post of the year...
| Saturday, October 31, 2015 |
for the 7th year in a row i present the earthdog pack in all their glory: row 1 (l to r): merle, zig, phineus, slaterrow 2 (l to r): indi, carly, speck, ronanrow 3 (l to r): benny, odinrow 4 (l to r): jewel, jack, the dreaded shark, estellerow 5 (l to r): fletcher, pow wow, flanagan, maebyhere's the link to years 2009-2014...
| Friday, March 21, 2014 |
i don’t know if this is the case in other families with a lot of dogs but we seem to be a very tight knit family…pretty much on top of each other 24/7. there’s a few who like their own space; fletcher, phineus, indi and jewel; but for the most part whether we like it or not we’re in very close proximity to each other at all times. generally i’m a fan of this family dynamic but there are times when trying to accomplish certain things it can become cumbersome. the dogs generally...
| Monday, January 13, 2014 |
this post has been ruminating in my head for a while and i haven’t been sure whether i should share it or not…whether anyone would care or not. in an effort to lift the veil on my life what you’re about to read is a) likely to be a bit of a jumbled mess and b) painfully honest but it’s where i currently am and i’m putting it out there - if you decide to continue reading you’ve been warned. i’m issuing my apologies up front for the whining and complaining and then i’m letting it...
| Friday, January 10, 2014 |
it probably won’t come as a surprise that i was not a fan of 2013 - we lost too many family members and things were overall too hard to feel bad about it’s passing. because i consider myself a positive person and would like to be bigger than 2013 would have me be i will say that i am grateful for the additions of estelle, merle and ronan to our family; for the ability to stay in the house that we love and that all of us are currently healthy. i’m feeling much more enthusiastic about 2014 and if...
| Wednesday, November 20, 2013 |
a few months ago when i asked what content you would like to see here the thing i heard the most was more photos and video of dave & i with the dogs and more of our daily life. i’m working on some “a day in the life” posts so they’ll be forthcoming but the photos and videos are a little harder because we have failed completely at teaching any of these dogs to use a camera so that leaves only dave or i in that capacity. the video bio we shot for earthdog this summer has a little bit of that so...