Tag Archives: dogs

Heart, Broken

Rafa the Pomeranian turns eight in August.  When I accidentally acquired Rafa in the summer of 2011 (Happy Birthday to me!), Second Chance Animal Rescue thought he was about three.  I decided his birthday would be August 8, a date … Continue reading

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Here’s What I Wore – part two

In honor of Groundhog Day (the movie), I present the second annual “Here’s What I Wore.” Woke up to “feels like minus six degrees” today!  Refreshing!  I have no memory of my breakfast.  I lovingly crafted a wholesome meal for … Continue reading

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How the Dog Ate Christmas – guest post by The Big E

My guest blogger today is The Big E – grade 4.  We hope you enjoy his tale of suspense and intrigue. —————— It was Christmas Eve in Glueville and the Affengrincher was coming so that night the Affengrincher got on … Continue reading

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Dressing Up Rafa – Halloween Edition

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His Version of The Events – or – How the Garden Came to be Completely Destroyed

Chester’s Lawn and Garden Service Saint Paul, MN. I work for food.  Only food.  Lots of  food. Menu of Services: 1) Fertilization:  I utilize only the freshest organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer, administered warm to avoid temperature shock for the poor plants.  Occasionally … Continue reading

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A Tail of Too Shitties

(Please be advised that this post contains an excessive number of exclamation points.  And a couple photos that some folks might consider gross.  Please plan accordingly.) The dark brown dots on the side of the fridge aren’t chocolate.  Or paint. … Continue reading

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Vernal Signs – or – Oh Yeah, This is Why We Live Here.

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Unholy Grail Part Deux – Making Elsa’s Dress

My middle initial is F.  Growing up, other kids naturally assumed it stood for Frances.  They’d snicker a bit because it was the 70s and Frances was old-fashioned, not yet recycled and polished by popular opinion. The F actually stands … Continue reading

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Chester!

Thanks to everyone who suggested names for our new pooch.  Here is an exhaustive list of all the names that were under consideration: Alastair, Albert, Alvin, Angus, Axel Bertram, Bo, Bodie, Boris, Branford, Buddy, Burl, Buster Caleb, Charlie, Chester, Clarence, Cosmo, Cyrus Duncan Eddie, Eli, Elias, Elmer Fergus, Finlay, Finn, Frederick, Fritz Grover, Gus Hammer Time, Herman James Jr., Jasper, Jerry, Josiah, Juniper, Jupiter Karma Lance, Lancelot, Larry, Loki, Louie Mac, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Hell Freezes Over

Residents of the Twin Cities awoke Thursday morning to discover that they were in Hell and that Hell had, in fact, frozen over. Rain late Wednesday turned to snow, leaving two inches of packed ice under ten inches of fresh … Continue reading

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