Tag Archives: Pets

Surprise Catch

The dogs were a tumbleweed of black fur as I opened the door to let them in. They had been outside to take care of their business and were eager to start their day, eager for their breakfast. Sasha whipped … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Not so Extreme Weather

We were treated to a bit of rain, clouds, and cold this weekend in Phoenix, AZ. Don’t feel too bad for us, however, because while parts of our country are suffering with extreme temperatures this also happened to us over … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – It’s a Dog’s Life

Sasha, lovin’ life as only a dog can.

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Simple Sunday – Santa’s “Helper”

She spend a good half hour watching me wrap from her perch on the bed. The curling ribbon caused her to travel to the ground floor.  Princess Leia was intrigued and ready to “help”. Her eyes, full of potential action, … Continue reading

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How to Lose 12.8 Pounds Safely and Instantly*

Pick up cat Step onto scale Record weight Put down cat Step onto scale Record weight Subtract second weight from first weight to calculate weight lost Celebrate weight loss by eating a piece or two of fudge Repeat process whenever … Continue reading

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The Tail of the Dog

My first two years of teaching, I worked with a population that was overwhelmingly high-needs.  The entire district was Title I, meaning that greater than 95% (I don’t know the exact percentage, but it was in the high nineties) qualified … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday–Windows Key + L

Recently I have been finding strange screenshots and additional tabs open on my computer.I started locking my keyboard.    Chloe, took one last nap on my keyboard, discovered that she could no longer wreck havoc and immediately lost interest. I do … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Brunch with the Dog

Brunch is a great way to start any Sunday.  A place where you can take your dog for brunch – even better!            

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Fire with all the Works

I think it would be safe to say that on the third of July, we were in the very small minority of people living in Phoenix, AZ, to have a backyard fire.  On purpose. The sun was still out, the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – How Much for the Cat?

The boys set up a store in our living room this morning to “sell” their snap block creations.  Using the tickets they gave me, I purchased three items, then paused and asked, “How much for the cat?” The cat was … Continue reading

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