Where’s my other shoe?

I’m the kind of person whose shoes live in the closet, sitting neatly in pairs, resting quietly on the shelves until Yours Truly is ready to wear them. That habit comes from painful experiences – the “where the hell did I leave my…” search being one. The other being what a four-legged, furry critter can…

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The dog who thinks she’s a cat…

AKA – tales of a spoiled doggy Apparently, damn dog decided that since she is allowed on some furniture (this explains why I own leather), she should be allowed on the furniture in whatever manner she so chooses. I’m used to cats laying on the back of a couch… but a dog? A 50 pound…

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What to do with an olive tree

When first moving into this house, I knew there was an olive tree in the corner of the back yard. Aside from the obvious mess I knew it would cause, and worrying about a certain canine tracking mooshed olive goo in on her feet, I didn’t give it another thought. Not really, anyway… Then, said…

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The things I do for pictures!

Though I’m not the world’s greatest photographer (far from it!) part of my job often involves taking pictures of events I’m at. One thing I’ve learned is the best shots are those that are a little, well… unusual. For the purposes of my job, it’s all about the angle – and I’ve gotten into some…

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Weekend fun and follies…

In the process of working on an article for work, completing my Christmas decorations, discovering I had no muffin pan in my house, celebrating my son’s 11th birthday, actually doing laundry (usually, The BF does that), and once again wiping the fingerprints off my stainless steel refrigerator (I will never, ever, ever buy SS appliances…

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Daisy T.C.T.B.M.B.F.H. stars in – Master’s Shadow

We recently attended a wedding out in the middle of the desert. And yes, I mean out in the middle – it was six miles off the paved road, okay? The dog was invited. Yes, that would be Daisy, The Christmas Tree Ball Munching Boxer From Hell. Supposedly, the Dog is “mine” – as in,…

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