Category Archives: Lab Life

The Flavor of February: Not Just Birds But Blossoms

Birds aren’t the only things adding beauty to the backyard this month, Camellia blossoms are out in abundance and the Daffodils are beginning to bloom. Right in the center of our backyard, next to the fountain, we have a colossal … Continue reading

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Backseat Birds

This past month I’ve been spending time with family… …celebrating my daughter’s recent engagement… …and enjoying (and adjusting to!) having two labra-mutts in the house. In the midst of that, birds have taken a bit of a backseat; but I’ve … Continue reading

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Helping “Hands”

I’ve heard it said that everyone could use a helping hand…but helping hounds? I’m thinking not so much! These two “helpers’ are having to learn that as much as Mommy loves her labs, she also wants time with her lens.  … Continue reading

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Cold, Rainy, and Slightly Crazy

The weather this morning was cold, with a slight drizzle dropping from the sky, the perfect day (if you are slightly crazy – a category we readily admit to occupying!) for Chaco’s first trip to Red Top Mountain. We headed … Continue reading

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Third Times a Charm

Twice over the course of the past year we thought we had found a companion to adopt so that Tucker could have a “sibling”, and twice it ended up not being a good fit. I had just about resigned myself … Continue reading

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Octoberfetch

All these years we thought the word was “Octoberfest”, but now that we have a Lab we have learned that it’s actually “Octoberfetch!” This morning we took Tucker for a romp at Little River, one of his many happy places, … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Water-full Weekend

What makes a wonderful weekend? Well, if you ask Tucker, it’s any weekend that involves water…and since this weekend included not one, but two river romps…well…he was one happy labramutt! Usually, when we take him to the river or to … Continue reading

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