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A face for Fall

Been a little hectic around here lately. Once again, neglecting the writing. So here’s a quick pic to fill the void and usher in the fall weather. It’s been cold, colorful and fabulous in Michigan this last week. Great dog walking … 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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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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Beautiful Animal Advocacy

Every day when I login to Facebook, I find my newsfeed sprinkled . . . sometimes drenched . . . with photographic content that I would just as soon do without most days.  I call this my McLachlan feed.  Yes, … Continue reading

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StubbyDog Shame

Recently, I had the pleasure of getting to know an incredible group of women, all of whom are devoted dog owners, pit bull advocates, and community volunteers just like myself.  We all come from different places in the country and … Continue reading

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A Peachy Attitude

I tend to be antisocial by nature. Ironically, my four dogs actually force me to interact with people more than I would otherwise.  (Training classes, socialization outings, vet appointments, dog walks, pet store visits, and so on)  So this past … Continue reading

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