I have a PC in my bedroom and, as I was working away on it yesterday, I heard the clicking of paws on hardwood floors getting closer and closer. I watched the bedroom door opening and, not unexpectedly, Ray appeared. He came right up to me; stood there, and stared (he can hold amazing eye contact). Continue reading
This Blog was started in 2014, a little over a year after Ray moved in with us. Ray not only triggered the book “Who Said I was up for Adoption?” (click cover in right side column for more information) but also this Blog. Having said that, he has not been getting much coverage here recently! Continue reading
We are very fortunate to have a covered front porch, so we can sit outside and be sheltered from the sun. We take advantage of that at every opportunity, particularly at lunch time, and Ray has no problem joining us and stretching out on his mat … unless we just emptied a yogurt container, in which case his job is to clean it out before we recycle it!
Ray has always amazed me at how much dexterity he has if food is involved and, despite the limitations of his paws, he can quickly stabilize the container for as long as is necessary!
Nice work Ray, and great show of creativity!
We have a lady in our town that loves dogs … and photography. She publishes a book every year that is a collection of photographs of dogs she meets as she travels around here. All the proceeds from book sales go to the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (being the organization that rescued our beloved Ray).
The book is a very popular fundraiser, but this year she wanted to go a step further in her interest in dogs. She subsequently started podcasting, which covers her interviews/talks with people from all aspects of life and from anywhere in the world. The common denominator is man’s best friend …. dogs!
A few weeks ago, she asked me if I would be interested in participating, and the answer is below!
Personal identity (in this context = how you see yourself), is always an interesting topic for discussion. It can however be very complicated if you have a dog in your life and, in some cases, may even trigger an identity crisis! Continue reading
It seems incredible but … five years ago? Really? Continue reading
Some of my favourite photos of Ray and I! Continue reading
Ray has come so far in the past 7 years (adopted March 2013), and he is still full of surprises.
To adopt … or not to adopt? – March 2013 Continue reading
We are fast approaching Ray’s 7th anniversary with us, and it was inevitable (for me) that I would go back in time and see what I was blogging about in January 2015 … being the first January of this Blog. I came across what follows and decided that, rather than link back to the original Post, I would save you all a step and copy/paste it here. I am still in disbelief that somebody could be that insensitive, naive, or just plain stupid. Continue reading