Long-distance Peanut

We’re on a short mid-week trip today, and the morning included some reading time at a cute coffee shop. (Color me happy.) The real prize was that they had a painting of Peanut on the wall. True, they got his snout all wrong, but they got the spirit of the tail-chasing very right. There are…

Doggie Friends

We are missing our four-legged friend today, but we had some fine supplemental furry friends to help make Christmas warm. Look at those faces! Don’t tell Peanut. It was a great Christmas.

Peanut: Gentleman and Scholar

Most of the time, I can suppress my oohing and aahing about our dog, Peanut.  Most of the time.  But sometimes, I just can’t take it anymore.  Those adorable brown eyes look up at me from a weird pose on the couch, and I’m sucked into belly rubs and “I love you” rhapsodies.   This…

The Great Kibbles Shortage of 2010

I made the executive decision on Friday not to buy dog food until Monday.  There were still some kibbles left in the bottom of the dog food container, so it didn’t seem like a big decision at the time.  Flash forward to Sunday morning, and I realized that my spatial calculations were off on Friday. …

Discoveries of the Week

Five hours of sleep per night just isn’t enough.  No amount of Coke Zero can save you after a few weeks of that. Remembering the alarm code for work (that you only use about once every other month) on five hours of sleep isn’t possible. Having guests is fun.  Having lots and lots of guests…

Oops.

Sometimes I forget things.  I do the best I can.  About a month ago, I forgot to wash a container for my lunch: Then today, I forgot to put silverware in my lunch bag: I was really downtrodden until the obvious solution presented itself.  (What?  You noticed that my lunch a month ago and today…