You know when you find a frightened dog—maybe at a shelter, or maybe on the street—and you spend a long, slow time getting it to trust you? You have to crouch down and speak softly, holding out scraps of food while you pray in your head that it will give you its heart. You don’t […]
Meditating is good for me, right? And I’m fortunate to have beautiful spaces where I can sit and be one with the universe. Plus I have a very good dog to protect me. Perfect… sometimes. Other times, like today, the protection gets in the way of the meditation. Jesse saw something across the creek as […]
Stillwater Diary, January 22, 2019 We’re back home, and happy to be here. It’s pretty cold, although compared to New England thirty degrees is downright balmy. The dogs, as always, had a wonderful time. Chloe played fetch with her beat-up, twisted old Frisbee the whole way. Here she is waiting for me to throw it: Biskit stayed close, as […]
Our mechanic is so determined to find the mouse, we’re afraid she’ll dismantle the engine!
“Bear Attacks Woman in Hammock.”
Emerging from a deep snow always feels a little like waking from a dream–one where the world is candy-coated, time stands still, and all that matters is playing fetch, taking pictures, and memorizing the beauty of an unexpected storm.
Hunting Wabbits is serious business. Just ask Elmer Fudd. Or, ask Chloe. She’s an expert!
We’ve been away from Stillwater nearly a month–much too long for me, and for Chloe, too. But we’re finally back, and happy to be home.
A photographic post on a busy writing day, featuring snow, a big dog, snow, a little dog, and snow.
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February 20th was a windy, snowy day, but we braved the cold and went for a walk anyway.
Trouble been doggin’ my soul…
Life is a series of stages, each defined by the canine companion that accompanies it.