Category Archives: Dogs

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #2, 312

This is my bed. It is also the dogs’ bed. A few weeks ago, I discovered a giant hole in the purple top sheet. Someone, featured in this photo, may have been scratching his way to China. So, now, NOTHING … Continue reading

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I’m Hot and NOT in a Good Way

For the last quarter of a century, I have lived in the mountains. First, at Sundance and then in Park City. Traditionally, mountain homes were not built with air conditioning. And, every year, there were three or four nights when … Continue reading

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My Uneven Tan is Attributed to . . .

My brother is tall, dark, and handsome.  Literally. I, however, am fun-sized and bordering on albino-like in regard to my coloring. While Jeff turns Africa dark in the summer, I slather sunscreen over my rub-on tan. In addition to having … Continue reading

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Slow Dancing to the Beat of My Own Drum

My friend, Mary-Ann, wrote in her blog about Bernese Mountain Dogs and life, about The Looks of Summer. Mary-Ann teaches in Montana. She teaches people and dogs. She explains that in summer, “the rhythm changes.” Since reading her post in mid-June, that is … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why Men with Certain Sensibilities Just Aren’t That into Me

Recently, a longtime friend started stopping by to visit and chat. In my next life, I’m going to be a therapist. He is a man with certain sensibilities. He is an anal clean freak. When he makes dinner for a … Continue reading

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Eating Inappropriate Things

This afternoon, I found a feature on Facebook called, “How to Stop 5 Dangerous Dog Behaviors.” Curious, I clicked on it. The first behavior to stop is “Eating Inappropriate Things.” Whenever my dogs eat inappropriate things, I blame myself. Today, … Continue reading

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A Modest Mom-versation

After the Annual Bark Hawk Station Easter Egg Hunt, my family returned to my home so Jeff could help me rearrange art and furniture because my FAT LADY, a 6′ x 4′ canvas, is being stretched. The only wall where … Continue reading

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