Tag Archives: Pets

Family Friday: Aww, The Sprout and Leo

Some of you may remember the post that I sent out in June, reporting that our Leo had developed one white whisker. Well, time is passing and entropy continues to envelop us all, and he’s no exception. Another whisker, right … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday–and Spontaneous Sunshine

Several of my blogging buddies have been rallying around Liz’s post today (here) featuring lots of her yellow favorites. Others have also chimed in with yellow-related memories, and I mentioned the yellow car that CD and I  had back in … Continue reading

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The Oww and the Pussycat

I’ve highlighted our Grands on several occasions recently, but it’s really been quite a while since I featured the smallest member of our family—and even longer, I believe, since I posted an actual selfie, rather than just including myself in … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: A Farewell to Film

I have been called to task by several of you followers for posting things under my “Melancholy Monday” tag that were not really melancholy. I believe, however, that this one will fit the description quite well.We are in the final … Continue reading

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Fleeting Beauty: Leo the Languorous

With the exception of last Saturday, we haven’t seen blue skies or sunshine for about a week and are getting tired of dark mornings and the dismal pallor. It seems we’re not the only ones, as eloquently demonstrated by our … Continue reading

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Portraits of pets past: Remembering Limo

Three years ago today we said our final farewell to the last of our adopted canine companions. We had had at least one dog in the family for more than 40 years. It is very hard to imagine a new … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Pretzel pups

Does your dog ever relax into a seemingly-impossible (or at least -improbable) position?    I did a post back in 2012 featuring one of our dogs, Limo, in such a pose, which he adopted with considerable frequency.  I named the … Continue reading

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Lovable Lulu

We’ve had a new dog in foster care for the past week from the Nebraska Humane Society.  Lulu is a 9-month-old English Bulldog recovering from a skin condition that must be resolved before she can be spayed and therefore be … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Pets past and present

There are two parts to this post.  The first (and melancholy) part is here because we are fondly remembering our Fern, who left us five years ago last week, and we’re missing her. The second (and happy) part is here … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Posey for a pooch

This post combines a celebration, a cautious regret, and a sadness.  First, our dayflowers (Commelina communis) have just started to appear.  I always look forward to them and never seem to tire of being able to study their intricate beauty … Continue reading

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