Tag Archives: Irish Setter

Have a Maddie Paddy Day

Most of you know that I don’t normally post on Fridays. Today is different. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to cue up a few shots of Miss Maddie and one of her favorite toys. She wasn’t cooperating, … Continue reading

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How Can I Say No?

MiMi wants a fire. It was 8°f (-13.3°c) overnight, heading to a high of 31 and a low tonight of 7. Maddie wants to go for a walk. The temperature has risen into the teens, but the wind is gusting … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Who’s a Happy Girl?

On Sunday morning, Maddie wanted to go for a walk. I was reluctant, because some people haven’t cleared their sidewalks, and I wasn’t in the mood to trudge. I tired playing with her instead. We played with her little soccer … Continue reading

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Winter Coats

This is typically the hardest week of the year for me to publish on this blog. That’s because I write most of my posts for the week on the previous weekend. Not the whole posts, but a good working draft. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Mt Maddie

No one in New England likes seeing it snow more than Maddie. There might be a few didn’t-study-for-the-algebra-test high school students who look forward to being able to procrastinate for an extra day, but their excitement at seeing snow doesn’t … Continue reading

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Leaves, My Breath and MuMu

I saw my breath yesterday morning. I got to wear my Steeler hoodie for the first time this season. When I took Maddie on our walk, we saw leaves on the ground. It’s coming. Autumn is coming. Given the hot … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Be Careful

“Thanks and drive carefully today!” An hour and 10 minutes into my 20-minute commute, those were the words I wanted lots of other people to hear. Actually, I wished someone had told them that before they left for work. Coffee … Continue reading

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