• annie,  life with dogs

    woulda coulda shoulda

    Today would have been Annie’s 13th birthday. I realize I never did a post last Monday for Jinx’s 6th birthday, but life got a little overwhelming and I forgot. Less time blogging and more time spending with Shawn and Jinx in real life. I guess that’s the best thing to do. I miss Annie so much. So, so, so very much. It hurts like hell and I can’t stop thinking it shouldn’t hurt this much…

  • annie,  life with dogs

    the extraordinary annabelly

    I thought she’d live forever. I mean, I knew that wasn’t going to happen, but Annie was oddly Benjamin Buttonish as she got older she became younger. She was more playful, active and puppyish with each passing year. It seemed like she’d never get old. The only indication we had that she was “old” was right after her 12th birthday last year, she started to slow down a little. Yet she still took off like…

  • annie,  life with dogs

    things happened this week

    And I didn’t blog about any of it! What’s up with that? I did write a bazillion reviews on my book blog, but other than that? I didn’t blog at all. That was not my plan! I had a very nice, busy week off from work. There were some downsides (like Annie not doing well at all) but mostly I was content all week. I shall sum up my week in photos (apologies to J…