Wordless Wednesday #342 – The new kid in town

July 19, 2017 2 comments

Wordless Wednesday #341 – A girl and a horse

July 12, 2017 3 comments

Wordless Wednesday #340 – Time for a walk!

July 5, 2017 7 comments

Favorite Video Friday – Crusoe’s Morning Routine

June 29, 2017 2 comments

Today is the first day of my 11-day vacation (well, technically, 7 working days, but I count weekends too. Don’t you?).

I had decided to sleep in this morning, but Jasper had other plans. Whenever I sleep past 5 am, Jasper jumps up on my bed and lays down beside me and paws my hand. He insists on a belly rub before we get up and get moving for the morning.

As I scratched his belly this morning (at 5:30 am), I started thinking about our morning routine. I’ve probably shared a little bit of our morning routine before, but probably not the details.

This is literally our daily routine (unless i get up exactly at 5 am):

  • Jasper jumps on the bed and insists on his morning belly rub.
  • Foster Maggie runs in and out of my bedroom excitedly, wagging her tail the whole time (that last part is new!).
  • I swing my legs over the edge of the bed as Jasper jumps down. Then, Maggie runs in and we do butt scratches (for her and Jasper).
  • I walk into the living room, where Daisy is lounging on the couch, and give her a few scritches.
  • I let Jasper and Maggie out.
  • I go back and give Daisy her morning belly rub (she absolutely refuses to go outside in the morning until she has had her morning belly rub).
  • I let Daisy outside and start preparing Kongs for the day.
  • Daisy bursts into the house (she can open the door if it is not locked), followed by Jasper, and eventually, Maggie.
  • Jasper stations himself in the kitchen to supervise the Kong making (you never know when a stray piece of kibble will hit the floor), and Maggie watches from the wings.
  • Kongs are placed in the freezer (to freeze their yogurt topping) and then it’s time for breakfast for me.
  • While I eat my breakfast, Daisy, Jasper and Maggie watch me, like adoring fans.

Crazy huh?

It seems so much more complex than Crusoe’s routine, as featured in this week’s Favorite Friday Video. 🙂

So, what’s your morning routine with your dog(s)? I’d love to know if my routine is as crazy as everyone else. Please share.

Happy Friday everyone!

Wordless Wednesday #339 – Is that a treat I see?

June 28, 2017 1 comment

Favorite Video Friday – I love Stella videos

June 23, 2017 Leave a comment

Have you met Stella yet? She’s the internet sensation taking over YouTube!

Stella is a Labrador Retriever who is obviously the apple of her owner’s eye and is completely adorable and funny. I think I’ve watched almost every video she has on YouTube. The best part? There are always more!

I thought I would share two Stella videos with you today – Stella Tries Different Hose Settings and Low Tide Stella.

Isn’t she the cutest goofball you’ve ever seen? 🙂

Happy Friday everyone!

Wordless Wednesday #338 – Release the Beasts!

June 21, 2017 10 comments
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