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Notes from a Snow Day

Remember when you were a kid and schools would be closed because of snow? Wasn’t that one of the best feelings ever? Snow days in the work-a-day world aren’t quite so much fun, but it’s still nice not to have to get up at dark-o’clock and clear the driveway and then drive to the office on snow covered roads. 885 more words


Black and White Sunday #113 - A Setter Sits

My thanks to our hosts for this blog hop Dachshund Nola and Sugar The Golden Retriever.

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Dog Park

Mmmm Biscuits #MFRWAuthor

In Teach Me To Forget, Jonathan tries to make amends with Bethany by baking biscuits for her the first morning at his secluded forest home (in case you’re wondering, no they didn’t get up close and personal right away…that’s for later) 710 more words

An eventful walk

Ailbe has just returned home from his afternoon walk with tales of roe deer running across his path.  A small flock of 5 deer just happened to be exploring the fields nearby when one of their party veered off on its own.  47 more words

The Barn


When my boyfriend and I brought home Molly we went online to get more information  about our newest family member and was surprised to find very little online about the unique breed of dog. 759 more words

Irish Doodle

How Animals Teach Us to be Human

The animals I’ve loved have taught me far more than I’ve taught them.

“All creatures great and small,” the poet says, “the Lord God made them all.” Not merely because He was in a wildly creative mood, but because… 1,058 more words


Ailbe completes our family

Just a couple of weeks ago we spotted the most adorable red and white face on the Irish Setter Rescue Group website, http://www.irishsetterrescue.co.uk/index.php.  Having shared our home previously with Irish red Setters, we decided that this little red and white boy could be the one for us. 48 more words

The Barn