Goodbye Cassie, my beloved dog

Cassie the Peekapoo (March 24, 1999 – January 31, 2012) I’ve spent the past few minutes updating my online biographies—changing them to reflect that I no longer have two dogs, just one.  I don’t know why this seems so necessary, why I had to move her bed out of my room, asked BFF Sarah toContinue reading “Goodbye Cassie, my beloved dog”

Amy’s Christmas Message: You’d Better Be Good Enough!

“Maddy!  Stop jumping on the wrapping paper,” I yelled at my shih tzu, who thought it was playtime. I was attempting to wrap Christmas presents.  Undaunted, Maddy ran to and fro across my open roll of paper engaging her sister, Cassie the Peekapoo, in a rigorous game of “Catch Me If You Can.” Half-amused andContinue reading “Amy’s Christmas Message: You’d Better Be Good Enough!”

Pretty Pets in Costumes with a Pumpkin, Take 2

After deciding to adorn my pumpkin with a bow, I decided to adorn my pets with their Halloween costumes.  Yes, I put my dogs in Halloween costumes–not only at Halloween, but also sometimes just for fun.  And, of course, I took pictures.  Maddy the Shih Tzu (white/gray)  loves dressing up while Cassie the Peekapoo (tan) Continue reading “Pretty Pets in Costumes with a Pumpkin, Take 2”

Faith Like My Dogs

My dogs think I am the greatest person in the world.  While they adore my mom (“grandma”) and my best friend/roommate (“Aunt Sarah”), there’s only one person they call “Mommy” and that’s me.  As I type, one of the little ones (Madalyne, two year-old shih tzu) is curled up in the covers of my bed. Continue reading “Faith Like My Dogs”

The Bully in the Kitchen

My two dogs are great teachers in lessons about life. Obviously, I don’t get tips on social etiquette from them–like smelling another dog’s butt to say hello or licking myself in front of company. However, animals of all kinds are great teachers if we allow God to use His creations to teach us about HimContinue reading “The Bully in the Kitchen”

Anyone want to adopt 800 puppies?

AP This is the most space these guys have had to themselves in years! ATTENTION READERS:  I AM NOT GIVING AWAY THESE DOGS.  YOU CAN GO TO THIS LINK FOR THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF ARIZONA TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON PUPPY ADOPTION.  I ONLY COMMENT ON THE NEWS.  GO TO THE LINK…GET A DOG…OR GOContinue reading “Anyone want to adopt 800 puppies?”

Cassie & Maddy’s Christmas Photo Shoot

OK, here’s the official Christmas photo of the two cutest puppies in the world… Here’s video footage of the whole event. Maddy’s trying to pull out her bows and then she stares at me intently. And a cute still “outtakes” of the girls: Doesn’t Cassie look like she should be pulling the Grinch’s sleigh intoContinue reading “Cassie & Maddy’s Christmas Photo Shoot”