Category: Dogs

Happy Birthday, Bailey

February 19, 2014 By Tom

It’s hard to believe, but Bailey turns 9 years old today.  I’ve had her for 8 1/2 years and we’ve certainly been through a lot together.  She’s not slowed down a bit in that time frame–though she had figured out she actually likes to cuddle and get attention in the last 6 months or so […]

She’s Big, She’s Furry, She’s Awkward, She’s 7

October 31, 2013 By Tom

Hard to believe Ellie has been in my life for almost 6 years, as we got her at the tail end of 2007 right after she turned a year old.  She’s one of the most loving, low key, and calm pups I know who gets excited about anything food related and is the only dog […]

Learning “We” into “I”

October 30, 2013 By Tom

It’s a tough transition, almost 7 years with the same person turns common phrases such as “I don’t have plans for the weekend”, into the team phrase of “WE don’t have plans for the weekend” and then suddenly having to relearn that instead of “We” it is once again “I” in conversation. It’s an equally […]

Playing Single Dad with the Pups

October 21, 2013 By Tom

There have been a few random things that highlight that I’m a “single dad” to Bailey and Zilla over these last few months.  First and foremost, trying to cut their hair or brush them really is a two person job, which means creative and extreme measures with just me.  Picture a small room, a wrestling […]