Category Archives: Fun Stuff

A decade later with Charlie Murphy

Last month marked a couple noteworthy anniversaries for our household. It was 10 years ago last July that we first packed up our lives (and our cat) in Venice, California and drove 2300 miles across country to begin anew in Ann Arbor, … Continue reading

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An Unexamined April

April was a bit of a blur. So I thought I’d dig through my photos and figure out what I’ve been doing for the last month that so profoundly curbed my writing activity. The polar vortex comes to a slow … Continue reading

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April showers bring … indoor playtime with adorable adoptables

Despite otherwise warmer and encouraging weather recently, last Thursday and Friday were cold, icy, rainy and grey here in the Mitten. So we brought our outdoor time indoors at the shelter on Friday, which provided the perfect opportunity to learn a … Continue reading

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Spring in the air, shelter dogs everywhere

I wore sandals in my yard this afternoon. S-A-N-D-A-L-S. It was 60 degrees and there is officially more ground showing than snow now. Hasta la vista, Polar Vortex. Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way … Continue reading

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At the Black and White Ball

I’ve had four or five different blog posts raging inside my head for the last couple weeks, which typically results in a deafening silence and tangible pause for published posts. So I thought I’d fill the void with some favorite photos … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Serious Sun Dogs

It’s officially Miserable March in Michigan. But–miraculously–the sun came out today. And with it some scorching temperatures in the mid to upper 20s. Peaches, Buster Brown and I took a moment to relax on the deck and get some sun … Continue reading

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Paying homage to the Brindle Goddess

A few years ago we had a big, beautiful blue brindle foster dog named Lola who occupied our guest room. To this day, we still think of that room as “Lola’s Room” and naturally hung some indulgent photographic evidence to … Continue reading

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