The dogs and I had the house to ourselves today. The girls were off doing a training for K2’s summer job(she’s normally a teacher) so we spent most of the day outside taking pictures. Here are some of the highlights. We also added an album of action shots on Facebook. You can check that out […]
Imagine this scenario. You are on a trip out of town. Your phone starts to yell at you with one of those emergency alerts that you set up. You look down expecting to see an amber alert or crime in progress within a few miles of your house. As you read the text your heart […]
I woke up this morning at 3am to nature’s version of a rave. Thunder was shaking the house, lightning striking so often that it seemed the sun was high in the sky. My first thought, oddly enough, was about the well being of a dog that is already adopted and no longer living with us! Our, […]
When Watson and Crick cracked the mystery of DNA, I don’t think they could have ever imagined how far-reaching the implications of this tiny double helix would be. The study of genetics has led scientists to some of the most profound revelations on the nature of life discovered by any of the major scientific disciplines.
The little lady is something of an artist. Who am I to allow my man card to get in the was of the expression of her gifts? No one, that’s who! Of course, I’m always game to strengthen our bond together, plus it’s always a good time when she gets it in her head that my nails […]
Anyone who owns a dog knows, hands down, that their dogs can, and will, attempt to comfort us in times of sadness or distress. Whether we are just having a bad day or find ourselves convalescing, our dogs naturally assume the role of emotional support regardless of whether or not they have been trained to […]
In the 1990’s a computer program called “Deep Blue” was the first machine to ever beat a world champion grandmaster in the complicated game of chess. It signaled a huge victory in the advancement of computer algorithms and their potential for the betterment of humankind.
One of my favorite things about fostering is hearing about the dogs we helped after they have been adopted. These “pupdates” as they are affectionately known ’round these parts are a great reminder of how what we do brings happiness to all those involved!
Every time a dog that we have the pleasure of fostering gets adopted it is a happy day. But, Mama Irelynn getting to her forever home is a little bit more special because of the arduous path she had to take to get there. If you haven’t read her story yet, it’s worth a few […]