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Apr 16

After work expedition

After work I felt like a tiny drive, so I loaded up the dogs and headed south to find someplace to take everyone out for a run… Or walk with lots of rolling… Or sneezy hike… Depending on age and species.

Apr 12

Confused about my fairy tale identity

Tomorrow a handyperson arrives to do some minor home repairs. Yes, they are minor… but I still want them done the way I want them done. The difficulty in finding someone to: a) do my repairs, b) do them in a cost-effective way, and, c) do them the way I want them done has been …

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Apr 02

No, I haven’t disappeared

It’s been almost a month since I posted, which since starting this blog, is the longest I’ve ever taken a break. I have no real reason just lots of excuses. I may try to catch what audience I have left up tomorrow. In the meantime, my new dog’s name is Key. And here are some …

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Mar 03

The difficulty of choosing a name

People at work are making fun of me because I have not yet chose a name for my new dog. I mean, I’ve only had him four days! As I mentioned, this is his third adoption. He’s previously had the names “Sarge” and “Shorty.” I hate both of those names. Initially, I liked the name …

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Feb 28

Corgi found

Well, I think there may be something ironic about this, but meet my new friend (name to be announced.) Yesterday, when I was doing the research for my post, I came across “Shorty” at the Three Rivers Humane Society. As you can see, he’s adorable and they said he was good with cats, so I …

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Feb 27

Searching for a corgi

There are times I am a bit naive. I have an idea about how the world works and then I find out that my idea has no relationship to reality. I never would have thought to feel betrayed about the world of dog rescue, but disillusioned is exactly what I am feeling. Background Reading It’s …

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Feb 09

The great crunchy lentil soup debacle

Last week was not a week I wanted to write about. I just feel lucky I survived it. The bruises, burns, and injuries will take longer to heal; the food poisoning was over quickly. Unfortunately, I’m not kidding. So, each February the Governor of Oregon challenges his/her employees to a food drive. Each agency then …

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Feb 02

The world’s best thank you note

There is a bird on the front of this card.

Feb 01

A weekend to fix puppy-hungry

I have been puppy-hungry lately. Not really “puppy” hungry so much as “dog” hungry. Finn is getting older and has never been the most overtly affectionate dog and I’ve been feeling the desire to add someone else to the household. This weekend a co-worker asked me if I would be willing to take care of …

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Jan 01

2016 Goal List

Painting Keep painting Write more exclusively about art in my blog Enter both WSO shows April October Enter OSA Shows June – Rose Show Do an Artbiz course Enter the Equine Art Show (Emerald Downs) July Submit to the AAEA Show June Deadline Continue to work on my lifestyle improvement project Go to Weight Watchers …

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