Happy Hallo-weiner!

Here’s our own version of a weiner dog! Of course, we had to totally bribe Roxie with her favorite thing (treats) in order to get her to wear this for the two-minute photo session (and no, she’s not wearing contacts…the spooky eyes are just a...

Pitiful.

These are our Halloween decorations. Yes, you’re seeing it correctly: it’s just the two things, a witch and a lighted pumpkin. When, oh when, did our family’s holiday decorating abilities deteriorate all the way down to a level of indifference? I...

Random Thoughts From My W-A-L-K This Morning

I really enjoy walking, even more than I enjoy ironing. I made a promise to myself that when we brought Roxie home, I would walk her regularly: something I didn’t do with Bijoux. Actually, upon bringing Roxie home, I discovered that she was going to make it so I...

Goodbye, Darling Niki!

Last Saturday was a banner day. I finally got to check out the “Niki in the Garden” exhibit that was at the Garfield Park Conservatory all summer. Niki de Saint Phalle (who died in 2002) was a French artist who found her creativity, apparently, after she...

How Many Blogs Should One Person Have????

I decided, at my sister Julie’s suggestion a while back, to begin a second blog after I got rolling with Remembering Ruby. Because the nature of that blog is to promote my book, it is not reasonable to post random thoughts or things I find or cute stories or...