Category Archives: pets

Fall Soccer Practice

Just about everyone I know with young kids is at a soccer game this morning, and I’ll be honest – I don’t miss it one bit. Don’t get me wrong, I loved watching the Tripp coaching his team of little … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Pumpkin

Hey Pumpkin!  How’s my beautiful kitty kitty? Hey listen…we need to talk. You know I love you, right?  I mean, didn’t I rescue you from the vet and pick the crusted poop off your butt when you were sick?  Don’t … Continue reading

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Granddogs

My parents came to stay with us at the lake over the Fourth of July holiday.  So that meant Jake and Buster came to visit too. Collectively, my parents have: two children two grandchildren two dogs two granddogs. (And technically … Continue reading

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Houseguest

Meet Rupert. Rupert is staying with us for a couple of weeks while is his family is on vacation. Rupert is an absolutely adorable West Highland Terrier.  He is totally lovable and quite possibly the most docile dog I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Fun with Daisy and Riley

See Daisy. See Daisy run. See Daisy fetch. Fetch, Daisy, fetch! See Riley. See Riley bark. See Riley swim. See Riley shake. Shake, Riley, shake! See Daisy swim. Swim, Daisy, Swim! See Daisy pee. The End. Peace, Kelly

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About Bassett Hounds

Before you even consider buying a Bassett Hound for your family you should know that you will most likely have this, and this, oh and you’ll need some of this, which will cause you to have this. You will also … Continue reading

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The Noise Maker

See this beautiful cat of mine? Well let me tell ya, at 4:30 this morning she was more like an annoying mosquito that I wanted to squash with a flyswatter. Let me back up. By now you may know that … Continue reading

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Why my basement smells

Riley. My unctuous… …malodorous… …fusty… …odiferous… …Bassett Hound. Spring can’t come soon enough. Peace, the Febreeze Queen.

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Doggie Snow Day

My dogs are seriously unimpressed with the snow.  Their routine is completely womperjawed. Womperjawed = Discombobulated = Disoriented = Upset This is how a typical day goes: Go outside for morning “business” Come inside and check each others’ food bowl Perform … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now

One of the things I love about my old house is all the French doors.  They let in tons of natural light and allow unobstructed views of the backyard.  Especially when they are clean.  Which is rare. Because of this. … Continue reading

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