Monthly Archives: July 2011

Deer Demolition Derby

How’s that for some awesome alliteration? When my parents moved our family here a decade ago, they wanted to live amongst the beauty of the forest and its wildlife. How dare the wildlife show up! Here’s the latest swath of … Continue reading

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What a Week

I’m not talking about the heat we endured last week. I’m talking about the people who came to see me! You already know my Iowa cousins spent the week with me. Here’s a picture of me monitoring making s’mores. It … Continue reading

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They’re Here!!!!

My Iowa cousins made it! They survived the grueling trip out here, and weren’t even grumpy. In fact, they were in a great mood, and that made me even happier: They are taking such good care of me. In the … Continue reading

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Barkin’ for Something New

Remember the olden days, when my parents would cook bacon on the weekend and I would bark at the pan until I got some? We all know those bacon days are gone, but only the part where I get some. … Continue reading

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Waiting

So much of life is spent waiting. Waiting to be taken out: Waiting for Mom’s piano students: Waiting for my supper: And waiting for my egg snack: I thought that was a particularly cute picture of me. I have an … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block

Friends and family, I’ve got to confess:  I have nothing to write about. My days have been smoothly moving along. I have floor and chipmunk duty; Mom teaches piano and cooks me food. That’s pretty much it. The Sox have … Continue reading

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The Great Speedup

Mother Jones recently had a fine article (link here) about “The Great Speedup”. That’s when the CEOs, CFOs, directors, et. al. of big business decide to get even more “productivity” (corporate-speak for more work hours) from their workers while paying … Continue reading

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