Archive for September, 2009

September 29, 2009

a moment

today was a horrible weather day. cold and rainy except for one hour. the sun came out, the land was glimmering, nature was calling, the leaves and soil were moist and scattered all about undisturbed. t’was a great moment. one to cherish and remember. soon it was back to the cold and rain and that hour was only a memory…

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September 11, 2009

What Can It Mean?

What can it mean when the puppies eat your glasses, shoes and their pillows in one day? Boredom? Time for new items? The old ones were getting too old? Perhaps, it means the puppies need more toys. Whatever it means, all we know is that its harder to see now.

September 9, 2009

Astray

5 hours is what it took to find our lost dog the other day.  As luck would have it, he ended up stopping about a mile from our house to check out some other dogs.  After a few hours, the owners there called the SPCA who already knew we were looking for him and reunited we were.

A happy ending to a search.  On order is a new stronger chain for our front yard, everyday collars and tags for every single collar we own.

What was strange was the direction he took off in. One that we never take.  Was it the desire to go to an unexplored area or was the wind just simply coming from that direction that day?  Who knows. Not even sure if he does.  We’d have thought he’d go to an area that he was familiar with and one that he likes.  Proven wrong but we can’t help but wonder if there has ever been a study on dogs that go astray and their habits…