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Having a Ball in our New Apartment

Most days I just act like a knucklehead, but yesterday I think my acting was Oscar worthy. Moving is no fun, so I plastered a fake smile on my face and used my best “happy voice” as I loaded Eko into the car for his first visit to our new digs. 298 more words

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Sometimes You Need A Vacation From Vacation

After a beautiful weekend at a friend’s wedding, I spent all day Sunday traveling back to Chicago.  I’m always exhausted after a vacation and feel like I need at least a day of vacation from vacation in order to charge my batteries.   227 more words

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A New Adventure With An Old Friend

Wedding season ends for me with a coast to coast itinerary over the next two weekends. Next week I will drive to New Jersey for my cousin’s wedding and Eko will of course be my faithful copilot for that trip.   211 more words

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Fashion Has Gone To The Dogs. And Eko Wants A Piece!

As I have mentioned before, someone at GQ Magazine definitely reads this blog and has borrowed a few fashion tips from Eko.  But really, that’s just the beginning.   239 more words

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A Transformation Under The Full Moon

Our evening walk last week was spent under a full moon.


The streets were quiet and Eko stared at the moon with a mischievous twinkle in his eye… 109 more words

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[VIDEO] - Dog Friendly Hiking At Starved Rock

Our trip to Starved Rock State Park provided a nice change of scenery and the views were a welcome break from the cityscape.  You can check out some of the fun from the day in this quick video I put together. 18 more words

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What Does Your Pet's Tail Tell You?

You have to admit that at first glance tails are not exactly awe inspiring.  Anatomically, tails are just about the simplest body part around, which is why it is even more impressive just how much information our pets can convey with nothing but their tails.   542 more words

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