#OTR50 153: Puppy Surgery

Luna had surgery. We’ve had this in the planning for a while so it wasn’t a surprise. Nevertheless, this is going to be a rough 2-3 months of recovery for the pup. Correspondingly, it will be rough for us as well. I’m sitting here on the floor with her trying to write. It’s not easy […]

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#OTR50 Day 145: Puppy Pile Evenings

These two have the right idea. Some nights are for curling up on the sofa and pretending that the rest of the world doesn’t exist. 220 Days to go. #OTR50

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#OTR50 Day 123: We are Being Watched

Big Dog and Little Dog are at it again Watching my every move with a slight frown on their faces They know what packing means as they see me do it so often. . . This time it isn’t just me fiddling with piles of clothes and a suitcase. They watch, they learn, they know […]

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#OTR50 Day 109: Dog Days

I’ve been writing quite a bit of poetry and/or short pieces about the dogs of late. Not to mention the occasional dual dog and poem post. I believe the reason for this lies bundled inside my exhaustion. I have been burning the candle on both ends for weeks now. . . loads of things going […]

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#OTR50 Day 95: Old Lady Puppy

She knows our rhythms and we know hers | She knows how to nest with us and our home every which way |Laying out across the long sofa, she spoons herself against a chest | Lounging with a laptop, she presses her side against our legs […]

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