Posts Tagged ‘dog’

June 21st, 2010 - 1:17 am § in animals, children, Family, mother, parenting, pets


We are on a little nail polish fad in our house. From disdaining it as a time-wasting effort, I’ve come to like it enough to buy four more bottles since my last blog, making it a total of six bottles now. Olivia and I like pink and glittery. When we ran out of our own […][...]

January 11th, 2010 - 8:09 am § in Family

Stuff my dog has eaten

I don’t know why I think this is funny, but I do. ONLY in retrospect. I don’t like having my valuables destroyed. Inca has eaten so many things of mine. I try to be careful but I’m not always on top of it. Garbage at my old desk Guilty look She’s gotten into my garden [&helli[...]

December 17th, 2009 - 3:52 pm § in Uncategorized

Lessons from my dog

Old adages with a canine twist: A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH. I took Inca to the beach during a stormy week in which the waves were still quite large and there was lots of driftwood on shore and in the water. She is a Labrador; a water dog. She […][...]

August 28th, 2009 - 10:57 pm § in Uncategorized

That darn dog!

Inca has been a very bad dog lately. She has been getting into my garden bed and wreaking havoc. Who, me? It started when I went in there to trim the basil. I’m always busy and tired, and I only get in there to work once a month or so. I’m a bad plant mom. […][...]

January 6th, 2009 - 4:12 pm § in Uncategorized

Kona, one year later

A year ago, my dog died. As the anniversary approaches, I feel sadness. The hole in your heart never really goes away, does it? Our lives have moved on, at warp speed, the way it does when you have a small child demanding just about every free minute of your attention. It feels like a […][...]