“They’re coming. They said they’re coming,” I said. Laura responded, “Let’s make a bet; I don’t think they’ll come. It’s too late, and I bet they’ll just get a hotel and head up in the morning.” “But they said they’re coming, and I told them that I’d leave the light on for them. We have […]
Monday’s are like Friday’s here at Dog Trots. Every day is full of canine smiles and the sound of four running paws hitting the earth. Maybe it’s just the relationship that Kemper and I have together, but I can’t help but to feel like all is right-in-the-world, at this moment, when I’m greeted like this.
We read that Sports Illustrated featured its very first plus-size model (that’s normal size in our eyes) in the Swimsuit Issue this year. Asia would like to audition to be their very first dog model for next year. I mean, really, how can they forget man’s best friend. (All those neck-lengthening tips from Tyra Banks […]
I like that my birthday is in the fall and that a dramatic Oregon beach is just a short drive down Highway 101. Coastal weather in November can bring muted sunsets where you can’t tell the difference between the sky and the water. At night, you can feel the strength of the ocean’s power purely […]
I spent my weekend at a small Washington lake that I had never heard of before. It was a perfect opportunity to see if Asia would have the courage to fetch the ball off the dock. As you can see from the photo it wasn’t graceful, and half way in I’m pretty sure she wanted […]
Dylan the Chocolate Lab
Sonic and Ginger
I woke up this past Saturday morning with my truck adorned with snowflakes. Like stickers pressed up against the black paint, only temporary. Someone opened up their home to me without meeting me first. Doesn’t that exceed a deal with only a handshake? A Mason Jar of homemade peaches awaited my arrival on the kitchen […]