Claire has named her (him?) Be-bop. A stray from the woods out back, she’s acting like part of the extended family.
And they said it couldn’t be done. Brandy is a shepherd mix we got from the pound back in 2001 when she was about a year-and-a-half old. So in dog years, she’s pushing 70. One of the au pairs we had when the kids were little trained her to know that, when we gave her […]
This was the situation of woe we faced in our back yard. The yard slopes downward towards the woods, and is in the shade for most of the day. It was getting to be — unpleasant. Instead of a verdant sea of grass, we had a lot full of dirt and gravel. Who wants to […]