Category Archives: Animals

The story of Leroy

Meet Leroy. Leroy’s name is actually Rocky, but I changed it for the five days he lived with me because my husband wanted to name him after Leroy Hoard, the football player. And the Rocky movies have way too many

The story of Leroy

Meet Leroy. Leroy’s name is actually Rocky, but I changed it for the five days he lived with me because my husband wanted to name him after Leroy Hoard, the football player. And the Rocky movies have way too many

Dog lover confession: sometimes sleeping dogs make me sad.

Sometimes, in the middle of an ordinary day, I look over, and I see my dogs snuggled together in their bed, or sprawled out on the carpet, and I have to stop for a moment. Although, at that moment, they

Dog lover confession: sometimes sleeping dogs make me sad.

Sometimes, in the middle of an ordinary day, I look over, and I see my dogs snuggled together in their bed, or sprawled out on the carpet, and I have to stop for a moment. Although, at that moment, they

Zeus in the sun

Why Michael Vick getting a new dog might be a good thing.

As someone who has spent a lot of time hating Michael Vick, I surprise myself when I say that I feel cautiously happy that he got a dog. Let me start by saying that I am a dog trainer. I

Zeus in the sun

Why Michael Vick getting a new dog might be a good thing.

As someone who has spent a lot of time hating Michael Vick, I surprise myself when I say that I feel cautiously happy that he got a dog. Let me start by saying that I am a dog trainer. I

Polar Bear Swimming at the San Diego Zoo

On riding the bus in Spanish

This weekend, VV and I went to the zoo, as we do most Sundays when it’s not football season.  I’ve been taking Spanish classes at Pura Buena Onda for the past three weeks and absolutely loving it.  Conversational Spanish is

Polar Bear Swimming at the San Diego Zoo

On riding the bus in Spanish

This weekend, VV and I went to the zoo, as we do most Sundays when it’s not football season.  I’ve been taking Spanish classes at Pura Buena Onda for the past three weeks and absolutely loving it.  Conversational Spanish is