Category Archives: dogs

Oh, Happy Day!

My daughter’s wedding in Portland, OR was the most beautiful setting for a ceremony I’ve ever witnessed. Yes, some things went wrong, but there are so many moments we’ll be laughing at later. Like the judge who was late because … Continue reading

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The Lodge and an Oopsie!

Our time at Hickory Hills Hunting Preserve was absolutely glorious. Our stay was very pleasant. The lodge owners prepared three meals a day and their son took us around to three different ponds on their 12,000 acre estate. I did … Continue reading

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Owl Bayou Canal

This post wraps up our July 4th afternoon. You can thank me now for not taking photos of the alligator that had to be “disposed of” because it was hanging around the canals. *shivers* I felt sorry for him, but … Continue reading

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Smoke on the Water

We had a great day at my aunt and uncle’s camp on July 4th. The star of the show was their golden retriever, Smoke. He’s named after Nascar driver Tony Stewart, whose nickname is Smoke. If by some bizarre happenstance … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras!

It’s Fat Tuesday, y’all! Time to fatten up and eat our fill before the season of Lent comes to restrict our diets. 🙂 I don’t really participate, but it’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement since we’re … Continue reading

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Carnival Time, Part II

More photos of the CAAWS’ Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade. What a blast! I don’t know why, but whenever I go to a public place with my camera, there is always a little boy tugging on my sleevebegging to have … Continue reading

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Carnival Time, Part I

It’s that time of year in Louisiana with parades in full swing. This was our first time to attend CAAWS’ Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade, which benefits the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society. Animals (and most dog owners) were dressed in traditional … Continue reading

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