#Stronger Than the Cookie~ The Journey Continues

I had my last home made or store bought cookie on June 16th and life hasn’t been the same since. IS it a permanent break or a temporary separation? Only time will tell.

Settling into a Schedule (of sorts) with Sheba

**There are two important notes at the end of this post, I hope you will read them:) UP and at ’em Sheba has been with us for 20 months now and, according to her records, was six years old on June 25th. I can finally see a discernable routine in our days. You might thinkContinue reading “Settling into a Schedule (of sorts) with Sheba”

Unexpected Blessings ~ Part II

OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND There have been many times in my life when my default mode has been “Out of sight, out of mind.” When I transferred from public school to boarding school the beginning of 7th grade, it didn’t occur to me to let any of my classmates know, except my bestContinue reading “Unexpected Blessings ~ Part II”

Last Call for Alcohol (Jack, Maggie and Alcohol)

One of my favorite childhood memories, in terms of my dad’s drinking, (yes I know how strange that may sound) was the sense of celebration when he got home. After the opening of the suitcases and the giving of presents was done and supper was started, he would go to the neighbors and invite themContinue reading “Last Call for Alcohol (Jack, Maggie and Alcohol)”

Sheba’s Quiet Life

Things about Sheba that make me sad: Sheba will be six years old on June 25th, at least according to her rescue records, and she will have been with us for a year and a half. I do not know a lot about dogs, just the dogs that we have had. Sometimes I wonder ifContinue reading “Sheba’s Quiet Life”