I think it was Saturday morning that Mick alerted me to the fact that the barrier protecting the underside of the bedroom addition to our house had been breached. The first time critters sneaked under the addition (built on top of what had been a deck) was in late February. Unseasonably warm weather had prompted mating season for skunks and the potential for a … Continue reading Mick’s tough day at the office
Do weird, random thoughts ever come into your head? Of course they do. Happens to all of us, right? Right. Although it seems to happen to me A LOT. Anyway . . . So, I’m driving home from Giant Eagle and I remember the punchline to a joke my dad told about a horse walking into a bar. I don’t remember the rest of the … Continue reading A dachshund walks into a bar . . .
When I asked Little Richard’s foster mother if she saw any possible problems that could arise having two male dogs in the house, she chuckled and said,” Oh, no! They’ve both been neutered. They don’t know WHAT they are.” Made sense to me. Kind of. Well, I’m here to tell you that two neutered male dogs may not be especially interested in sex, but they … Continue reading When it comes to male dogs, mark my words
Well, it’s started. Mick Jagger the Rock Star Dachshund is heading into his teen years and as a budding rocker, we had our first incident this morning with drugs. As I was opening my bottle of Zoloft, the bottle slipped from my hand and little blue pills rained down on the kitchen floor. Expecting a treat (of a different kind?), Mick dashed over to help … Continue reading Life with a rock star
More thoughts on names . . . . Have you ever wondered why we don’t wait to name our children and our pets until after they’ve been around a while? After we’ve gotten to know them a little bit? Started to get a feel for their personalities? We all know people who don’t fit their names. I, for one, chose to change my name slightly … Continue reading What’s in a name?