The dog is staying.

An interesting thing happened when I got pregnant. It wasn’t an avalanche of pregnancy stories from women who had “been there”. It wasn’t the start of the unsolicited advice. Or the judging stares when I wasn’t ballooning up in my weight as people expected. I was being told to be prepared to give away my […]

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The photo that will change the face of…

Every year, I send out more than 50 holiday cards to family and close friends. Every year it’s usually a blend of cards decked with snowmen and cartoon/cutesy reindeer, signed just simply with my name. Every. Single. Year. Just like every year I get dozens of cards from the same family members and friends, most […]

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The Dunkin Adventures: Eater of all things.

About two weeks ago, my mother asked me to keep an eye on their dog, Henry, for 10 minutes while she talked with one of my father’s customers. Easy enough, right? Henry is a 10 month old yellow Labrador retriever who is lazy as all get out, but has spunk. He is the exact opposite […]

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The Dunkin Adventures. The Intro.

Ah, a dogs life. It must be a great one. Or at least for dogs in my family anyway. Spoiled filthy rotten, treated like humans, loved unconditionally… all while getting to just hang out and do diddly all day long. Jealousy of my four-legged child runs deep some days. Particularly when I’m neck deep in […]

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The dog is ready for 2013.

My poor dog. 2012 has been a pretty rough year for him. Or at least the second half of it has been. Dunkin has allergies. We deal with his skin one every day. No red meats and no grains. He turns into a giant itchy ball of dandruff. So that problem is solved by having […]

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Sack Michael Vick.

Anyone who knows me, knows one thing: I love pitbulls to the tippy top of my heart. I love their spunk, I love their charm, I love their charisma. Most of all, I love their resilience. This is one breed that gets kicked time and time again by the media, yet gets back up, wags […]

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