Monthly Archives: November 2014

Helen’s Thanksgiving Letter to the Family 2014

Originally posted on Margaret and Helen:
Dear Family, This Thanksgiving I am thankful some of you have decided to go to a football game rather than gather for the traditional meal.  It means I have that many less gifts to buy…

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Snow Safety for Dogs

For Gus, a poodle-mix, it was all fun and games until the snow balled up turning him into a mini Michelin Man who couldn’t waddle home. Three tricks that keep curly-furred friends safe in the snow: 1.  Spray olive oil … Continue reading

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Obama to Give Legal Status to Almost 5 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Originally posted on TIME:
President Barack Obama announced Thursday he is granting temporary legal status and work permits to almost five million undocumented immigrants living in the country illegally, the largest single immigration action in modern American history. More than…

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The Man in the Orange Apron

The Man in the Orange Apron   Curious George has The Man in the Yellow Hat to help him navigate life in the big city. I have A Man in the Orange Apron to help me with everything from propane … Continue reading

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Say “Treats!” Tips for Taking Great Pet Photos

Great advice. Holiday photo time!

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Setting the Bar High (CRAZY Dog Lady)

Setting the Bar High “Setting the bar” means creating a standard or level that others strive to reach. Yesterday, after meeting Houston, the fifth dog to share my home, my neighbor noted, “You set the bar high for a CRAZY … Continue reading

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Seeing Eyes

Seeing Eyes When I was fourteen, a friend got glasses. I was envious. They made her look super smart. I remember her surprise when she noticed the leaves on the trees. Before, leaves were jumbled and bunched together. They were … Continue reading

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