Blogging is going to be rather erratic for probably most of this Spring and Summer. It’s just going to be a busy (by design) year! Continue reading
Our home is in need of some roof work and so, as is my practise, I invited quotes/estimates from three companies who had high BBB ratings.
Whenever a stranger comes to our home, we have to advise them in advance of possible reactions from Ray because, while he is Mr. Congeniality when out on walks, he is very protective when on “his territory”. Continue reading
Ray recently had his annual medical, and all the testing proved very good as he was declared to be in “excellent health”! It will be very difficult (probably impossible) to erase the experience of working with Ray during his heartworm treatment program (full story is in his book “Who Said I was up for Adoption?” – click book cover over in right side column for more information). Continue reading
Ray was at the vet clinic yesterday for his annual checkup, and some preventive meds to keep him healthy. From his perspective, he went to see Natalia, who gives him really good treats. Continue reading
The following is copied from my book about Ray – “Who Said I was up for Adoption?” (Click book cover image in right column for more information).
To set the context: We had recently adopted Ray, and his first medical examination produced a positive test result for heartworm. Heartworm is terminal if not treated and, for a number of reasons, the treatment itself can be fatal. He had to be kept as calm as possible throughout the complete treatment period of six months. Continue reading
Ray has expressed his interest in his walks from a long time ago. To be more precise, he has expressed his interest in where we walk! Typically, if our choice of route was not to his liking, he would just stop and stare at us and, if nothing resulted from that move, he would sit! Continue reading
March, like birthdays, seems to be coming around faster and faster. A few years ago, in March, we adopted Ray. Here we are, six years later, wondering where the time went. To be more accurate, Ray adopted me, but the time perspective doesn’t change. Continue reading