At first, she looked like this...I've recounted the story of how FTH Oopsie Daisy/Daisy/Daisy Duke/Daisy Mae/Mae/Mei Mei/Princess came into our lives. You have undoubtedly heard me brag about how she was named by the community of greyhound freaks over at GreyTalk, how she lived on her Mama Caffie's kitchen floor until she was old enough… Continue reading I’m so glad she was born. SO glad.
Thank goodness it’s almost May
April has been The Month of the Bean for the past nine years. Her birthday was 5 April and her Gotcha Day would have been today. Every time I think that I'm okay with this, that it's a part of life, that I was so lucky to have her at all and blessed to have… Continue reading Thank goodness it’s almost May
Tax Day and other things
It's tax day in the US today. Mom, Dad, did you get my taxes to Mr. Taylor? Hope so...and I hope I don't owe anything...maybe I'll actually get a refund this time!Today's plan is to clean house. I know I said that on Monday, but I haven't really done much since then. I did clean… Continue reading Tax Day and other things
Playing Catch Up, but not on Channel Four
Well, I'm here now, in the UK. It's really amazing to me to think that I've only been here 5 days. In a lot of ways it feels like I've been here for ages. I got here on 8 April after a lovely flight over the Atlantic. Thanks much to Dave and Susan for the… Continue reading Playing Catch Up, but not on Channel Four
Well, we made it.We set out yesterday at 11:30ish with the intention of picking up my friend Janet at the Myrtle Beach Airport at about 4pm. Along the way we slept, fussed, slept and slept...well, H and J did, Mommy was driving.Somewhere past Florence I found a gas station that was selling unleaded for under… Continue reading Beachbound Hounds