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In pursuit of other people’s bodily excretions

In an unexpected and unappealing twist to dog ownership I found myself last summer chasing my dog around a park trying to extract a bloodied sanitary towel from within her jaws. 610 more words


A Wet Nose

Do you have any idea how shocking a cold wet nose can be, especially when it touches the back of your thigh? Let’s just say that it’s a really good thing I am only five foot two inches tall on a good day. 294 more words



Full Speed and I were out for a stroll.  The sun was shining, the birds were singing and life was good.  We had already sufficiently dissected the latest Cubs news and the topic of conversation switched over to Full Speed’s possible future family.   248 more words


At the hairdressers

One day at the hair dressers I had 3 people attend to my hair.

My usual hairdresser was on maternity leave, so I had one woman tint my hair, shampoo and condition it too, and this was then followed by another woman who trimmed my hair. 1,290 more words

Every dog owner should read this

First of all, if you haven’t already, please head on over to www.trailsisters.net and check out my guest post on Why Running is Better With a Dog… 697 more words


Don't Try This at Home

Many years ago, Mitch gave me a hand-me-down parka that someone at his work had out grown. It is a long knee length winter parka with a zip in liner, and is quite warm. 569 more words


Who is the Floater?

Hi everyone! My name is Erin and from here on out you’ll know me as the floater. I come from a small town outside of Boston, MA where I grew up riding horses, playing and bickering with my three siblings, playing outside until my mom dragged me back inside, and learning as much as possible. 289 more words

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