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Tagged With: dog

Runanrunanrun Treat!

(Today's guest post is by Bob and Bentley, the mini-dachshunds who are caring for us.) two of them are big like our other people but one of them is little like us not quite as little though she throws the ball BALL BALL BALL shut up bob i'm writing she throws the ball for us … Continue reading »

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Missing the Pitter Patter of Little Feet and the Welcome Home

Yesterday ┬áBrodie the canine left with his family to Van Isle. We miss him. We keep expecting to hear his gentle whine waking us up in the morning or to hear the pitter patter of his little feet on the stairs or hardwood floor. When we got home last night there was no welcome home … Continue reading »

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Flying the Coop

. . . and they're off. Again. Two things are immediately apparent: This house is going to be quiet without Brodie the Wonder Dog, and it doesn't take long for the right kind of people to worm their way into your heart on what's likely to be a permanent standing.

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The Eagles Have Landed

Ian and Caitlyn have arrived for a quick overnighter before Trip #2. Beans on the stove, brown rice and cornbread in the oven, homemade salsa in the fridge. It's gonna be a great dinner, followed almost instantly by waffles (or pancakes, no one's decided for sure) for breakfast. By bedtime tonight we will have tripled … Continue reading »

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Guest Post by Brodie the Canine

I asked Brodie, the dog we're sitting for, to write a guest post for us today. I thought it would be a good idea for him to share his viewpoint of having us house sit and take care of him. I had a little trouble translating so I apologize to Brodie if I didn't get … Continue reading »

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Changes in Fiona

Sitting here recovering from this morning's headache, I'm watching Fiona play tug-of-war with the dog we're watching. Now, if you've grown up with dogs, this might not seem like a big deal. For us, it is. Fiona has never been comfortable around dogs. Our life so far has made caring full time for a pet … Continue reading »

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Our First Full Day In British Columbia

Yesterday, Tuesday August 3, 2010, was our first full day in British Columbia. We slept with the windows open; it's very quiet. As soon as I was up I took the dog for a walk and then came home to make our morning tea. Joel and I drank our tea while sitting on the front … Continue reading »

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Streamlining, Paring, Tossing and We have to go!

So I've been working on streamlining our possessions. I've pared down the clothing quite a bit, tossed a bunch of trash, took 12 bags of clothing to Goodwill today. There's lots more to go. I've been holding on to clothing for years that no longer fit or are worn or that don't have as much … Continue reading »

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