Archive for February, 2011
Usually, I love winter but I was so, so glad to spot these snowdrops today.
There are words that make me happier just by saying them. Among these are the Scottish place names Beeswing, Wogle, Auchterarder and Mugiemoss; the animal names aardvark, moose and piglet; and the food names butterbean, nectarine and poppyseed. And quite frankly, my like of the word poppyseed was what possessed me to make the following [...]
Home for a couple of days. As I drove into the village yesterday, this was the view that greeted me. Quite a welcome. And that was nothing in comparison to the welcome I got from my beloved pup, Marco. Think he missed me as much as I missed him. Treated him to sunny walk and [...]
Was sent the following pup pictures over the last week. They sincerely did cheer me up. Hope they brighten your day too. Marco and a couple of kitties manage to sneak in there too. Couldn’t resist. A larger version can be viewed here. To Mary, Andrew, Eve, Mary, Cynthia, Artiom, Jeanne, Julie, Amanda, Maria, [...]
My friend Lucy sent me an email a couple of days ago with some words of support and a cheering photo of her pup, Poppy. I adore Poppy even though I’ve never met her or her owner, both of whom live on the other side of the planet. Ain’t blogging grand? So here is [...]
Still recycling old photos. A couple of summers ago we were asked by friends to dog-sit four Irish Wolfhounds. They towered over my own pup, Marco, but guess who was the boss of them all… Yup. The wee, black, bully spaniel.