Category: Pets

Posted on Terrierman!

There is a terrific earth dog blog called Terrierman’s Daily Dose. I sent him a jpeg of the Jack Russell terrier painting that appeared in the post “Dog Day Friday”. He liked it well enough that I’m a “guest” on his blog today! He doesn’t just write about […]

Dog Day Friday

Because… 1. I just finished balancing my checkbooks. Ugh. But life has gotten better since I’ve started using Quicken. I highly recommend it to anyone who battles the balancing of the checkbook every month and sometimes loses. Since I have three accounts (plus the credit card)- business, personal […]

Mongolia Monday- Cats and Dogs

CATS In three trips to Mongolia I’ve seen exactly….three cats, literally one per trip. In general it appears that Mongolians don’t much like cats. There are a number of beliefs about them, none particularly positive. I was told that the appearance of a cat meant that there would […]

Friday Features- FLASH!

JUST RECEIVED WORD–“Morning Break”, below, has been accepted into the Mendocino Art Center Animal Art exhibit!  It will be on view there in Mendocino, California from Sept. 3-27. AND…if you live in central Humboldt County, tonight is the opening reception for Wild Visions 2, a group show of […]

Friday Features

IN OUR OWN BACKYARD Last night my husband and I were sitting in our spa at dusk and what should we see ambling along the edge of one of the flower borders but a mom skunk with one baby. Niki the collie, who got thoroughly skunked a month […]

Cute Alert-Kitten Update

The kittens I’m fostering have gained ground faster than we expected. Merlin has doubled his weight in two weeks, from one pound to two. The shelter staffer who asked me to do the foster came over today and weighed all three. Their coats are now soft and fluffy […]

Friday Features

Think I’ll start a couple of quick Friday Features: OUR OWN BACKYARD BIRD SIGHTINGS: Current regulars: American Goldfinches, Least Goldfinches, Steller’s jays, ravens, crows, house sparrows Semi-regular visitors: one pair Black-headed grosbeaks, an osprey (!), a great blue heron (we have a large pond), a red-shouldered hawk, barn […]

To Finish Yesterday’s Post….

I ran into serious problems posting the images of the kittens yesterday and finally gave it up and wrote to tech support. Turns out, doesn’t it figure, that it was something I had done with a setting that I shouldn’t have. But the reason I bring it up […]