Category Archives: Dogs

For Right Now…

I know it has been a few weeks, but not a lot has changed…and we have been busy discovering new things. Porter is still on Palladia (a chemo drug specifically for certain types of Mast Cell Cancer) and still is … Continue reading

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The Bucket List

As always, I am overwhelmed with the support that has been given to me and Porter – I thank you all for the gifts, the well wishes, the hopes, the prayers, and the love for my buddy Porter. A quick … Continue reading

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Prayers for Porter

Hey there! I know it has been way to freaking long since I have blogged.  Work and life have been crazy, and my focus has been shifted elsewhere lately.  Spring has finally arrived in Caratunk. Very soon I will again … Continue reading

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Out With The Old…

So it is time to recap 2012… Life Throws You Curves… 2012 brought me some big changes… 1) My grandfather passed away.  He was my rock, the most influential person in my life.  The last few weeks with him were very hard, … Continue reading

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Wagging Wednesday: I Wanna Treat

Porter turns on the cute when he wants a treat…

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Snow Day

4am is freaking early. I am not going to lie.  I had a hard time getting out of bed this morning. But I ripped myself out of bed.  Stumbled down stairs. Got an excessively happy greeting from Porter.  I let … Continue reading

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Wagging Wednesday: Porter’s Chair

This is what happens when you sit in Porter’s chair.

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Cook Train Eat Race – The Interview(s)

I was interviewed this week by Jason over at Cook Train Eat Race.  It was a lot of fun! I first “met” Jason and his wife Karen through blogging, twitter, emails, and Facebook.  He is a 2 time Ironman who is … Continue reading

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Wagging Wednesday: Walking On Water

Porter thought he’d check out the ice at the local swimming hole

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Wagging Wednesday: Snoozing

Porter knows how to relax…

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