Have you ever looked at your peacefully sleeping pet and wondered how that pose could ever be comfortable? Especially getting up and moving afterwards? Me too. Exhibit A: Sleeping Argos I wouldn’t be able to walk for several hours after waking if I slept like that. Barnie agrees. Then there was a cookie-dispersal or other kitchen attraction, and dog bed occupations shifted. Purl grabbed this dog bed, but wasn’t fast[…]

Back in November, Dr. Cathy King (founder of WorldVets), posted this photo on my Facebook page. This adorable and funny dogs-wearing-reindeer-hats photo was subsequently posted eleventy more times by other friends. I loved it, and took it on as a personal challenge — to knit reindeer hats for my two Greyhounds, Argos and Purl. It started out innocently enough. Purl wasn’t so sure. I did the neck part first, followed[…]

I live in a four-season climate. I am probably in the minority here, but I’ll say it: Fall is my least favorite season of all. It is usually marked by cold winds and rain, the leaves turning quickly from green to brown. Mud everywhere. One year, the green leaves froze ON the trees then cracked off to the ground. Nothing pretty about that. Fall is tough around here. This year[…]