Of Comfy Chairs, Books, and Other Things…

To say that tonight is a silent night, would be a lie. To say it is a quiet one is more near the truth. The elms and evergreens outside are basked in shadows, and yet they are full of life. Late summer breezes blow through their branches, lifting the soft chirping of the crickets high […]

Back From Camp

Camp. Now that’s a word that has a bunch of different meanings. To some, it means going camping out in the woods. To others, it means making a tent out of a sheet in the living room and watching discovery channel. To others, it means heading up to the cottage. And to still others, it […]

The 6 Myths on Why You Shouldn’t Get a Dog

Yes, there are reasons to get a dog, and no, there aren’t many real reasons not to.  The picture to the left is our Labrador-retriever, Lexi. She is waiting for our dad to row back after his fishing trip (that tiny dot on the water is my dad in a canoe). So, you may be […]

That’s So Awesome!!! : Take 2

Ever had that moment where you just think “this is sooo awesome…” ? I know I have. In my post “That’s So Awesome: Part 1” I started off my list of awesome things in my life. This post is about some more awesome things I thought of. Hope you enjoy, and maybe even realize some […]

Pets, Pets, and More Pets!

  We’ve got two great dogs at home. The one that you can see watching us from the dock’s name is Lexi. She’s a Labrador Retriever and has been an angel in the family for the six years we have had her. Now I know that animals may not be your highest priority of interest. But I […]