pets · Radar · Ruling the Roost · Weekly Photo Challenge

Ruling the Roost Photo Challenge

My contributions to Photo Challenge prompt ‘Ruling the Roost’ shows my new doglet Radar viewing his domain (he could be auditioning for ‘The King and I’) and a playmate attempting to figure out who is in charge, a neighborhood cat who rules from  on high,  and precious Chili, the doglet who shared my life for… Continue reading Ruling the Roost Photo Challenge

Chili · Dog · doglet · musings

End of an Era

An era ended this week. My 18-year-old doglet made her final journey to the vet, and drifted out of this lifetime in the arms of my sister. Paula volunteer to be Chili’s carrier for this trip since I’m out of the country. And I am grateful for her offer. Chili, as you may know, was… Continue reading End of an Era

attitude · nancy merrill photography · Photo A Week Challenge

Photo A Week Challenge-Attitude

  Attitude is the prompt this week for Nadia Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge, and these are my contributions See more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/a-photo-a-week-challenge-attitude/ . This determined youngster was found in a slum community in Nairobi, Kenya several years ago. ‘Don’t mess with me’, she seems to be demanding.   Now This is Attitude   My 18-year-old… Continue reading Photo A Week Challenge-Attitude

Chico · Chili · doglets · humor · puppy · Wire-hair Dachshund

A new boy in my life

A new boy is in my life. To be clear, no old boy is being replaced, in case you were wondering. This youngster is challenging my tranquility and consumes way, way, way more time than I had anticipated. Babies demand constant oversight, and at 76 my attention span is not what it once was, to… Continue reading A new boy in my life

intruder · memoir · thief

An Intruder

Chili’s sharp bark startled me awake in time to see the lights bouncing off the bedroom wall. I laid there, watching, wondering why a car was in my driveway. Maybe turning around.  I slipped out of bed, and crept to the window in the darkness. My mind raced as I peeked between the slats in… Continue reading An Intruder

Chili · Christmas · doglet · Ireland · Jasmine · Jazz · Mexico · San Miguel de Allende

Chili’s 2017 Christmas Diatribe

    Hi Folks, I’m Chili, Margo’s adored and adorable doglet, who gets to report on the comings and goings around our house during the past year. My human (that being Margo) has had some highs and lows in the past 12 months and I have been a silent observer watching all the chaotic activities… Continue reading Chili’s 2017 Christmas Diatribe