My Two Wannabe Queens of the House

Smiling, I watched as Pepper ate peacefully from her food bowl this morning, remembering how she had to fight for every morsel a few years ago. She was abandoned with 15 other dogs when we rescued her. She was so starved that for weeks after bringing her home, she ate bugs in the yard when… Continue reading My Two Wannabe Queens of the House

From Photos to Digital Art: My Favorite Things

As many of you know, my husband and I have been giving our house a major face lift since last March, 2019. Yep! Been taking up carpet, putting down vinyl plank flooring, painting walls and furniture, stripping and refinishing old furniture and creating mess after mess. The only thing keeping me sane is creating art.… Continue reading From Photos to Digital Art: My Favorite Things

A House Without a Dog is Not a Home

When Rascal, our handsome, Australian Shepard mix of eight years died, he took part of us with him. The grief was so unbearable that I never wanted another dog to wrap my heart around only to have it ripped apart. But hubby couldn’t stop grieving and I couldn’t stand seeing him suffer. So, for his… Continue reading A House Without a Dog is Not a Home

My Four-legged Girls

We’re sitting on the back porch, Bella pressing her regal nose against the screen watching the squirrels and Pepper curled contentedly on my lap sniffing the air. Bella’s eyes are like those of an Egyptian Princess; only hers are naturally and perfectly lined in black, melting my heart with her wide-eyed expressions of love every… Continue reading My Four-legged Girls

Our Fur Babies

We rescued Bella from the Animal Shelter over a year ago. One dog has always been enough for us to handle at a time. But, this summer, when we rescued hubby’s sister after being abandoned for three days without food or water or electricity, we couldn’t resist rescuing the puppy as well. She was light as… Continue reading Our Fur Babies

For the Love of a Canine

Passing cage after smelly cage, dog after sad-eyed dog, My hopes, like fat droplets of rain splattering to the dingy floor, I thought we’d never find the one. I wanted to leave. Then we spotted her Curled in a ball like a lonely forsaken fawn on a thin ragged blanket In the middle of the large, cold and… Continue reading For the Love of a Canine