Last time I was going through a tough time, I went to a paint-and-sip event at my local studio. I created my most favorite piece of art. Considering I had just gotten laid off, I didn’t think it was a smart idea to spend money on a session, so, I found some chalk in my… Continue reading Chalk Art
When it comes to guilt trips, Toby is pretty darn good about it. Because of the chemo, Toby can’t be in public places. So, I had to unexpectedly leave him with my Dad this weekend. I was going to leave Maddux, too, but because I was so upset about other things that had happened on… Continue reading Toby’s Guilt Trip
Last year Maddux earned his AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy title. We got a medal and a certificate from AKC. But, what I didn’t know was that every year our local kennel club, to which we belong, does a super nice luncheon where they give members plaques engraved with the titles each dog has earned in the… Continue reading Congrats, Maddux!
Oh, Maddux. I find myself saying that so much. He’s not the brightest bulb in box sometimes, but he sure is a lovable one. Having grown up with a parent and grandparents who were chronically ill, I know all too well what it’s like to not be able to do something because of someone else.… Continue reading Maddux Love
Yesterday was similar to many Spring Saturdays Toby and I spent in the Adirondacks, even before we lived here full-time and would go back and forth on weekends. We woke up shortly before 7 a.m., went out for a quick walk, came back in, he had his breakfast and then went back to bed for… Continue reading A (New) Normal Saturday