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An Autumn Outing

Today was a beautiful autumn day, with temperatures warm enough to give Tucker one last romp in the lake before the water gets its winter chill, so we decided to head over to Red Top Mountain and do a bit … Continue reading

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The Toddler and the Turtle

This morning, while Tucker and I were in the backyard, I saw him stop and give something a quizzical, “I’m not sure what this is” kind of look. When I glanced at the path nearby, I saw the object of … Continue reading

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Labor Day Lab Life

I think Labor Day is Tucker’s favorite holiday, and it’s not because Retrievers are a working dog breed (trust me, that is not the case for him!) but rather because the weather is cool enough for hiking but warm enough … Continue reading

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Red, White and Bl…ack (An Almost Patriotic Post)

As we celebrate Independence Day here in the U.S., many folks will be sporting their red, white and blue attire.  I wish I had a bird that boasted all three of those colors, but the best I could do was … Continue reading

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Losing Feathers and Losing Teeth

It’s that time of year where several of my backyard birds have started to molt, losing some of their old worn out feathers and replacing them with fresh new ones. Some do it gradually, and end up looking a bit … Continue reading

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It’s Training Tucker Time

It’s time for Tucker to begin his training. If you happened to see my last post, you know that Tucker is a handsome four month old lab mix we adopted last weekend.  We initially thought we were going to adopt … Continue reading

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An Apology and an Announcement

First the apology – my blogging will likely be lagging in the foreseeable future. You see – two weeks ago we had to say goodbye to Walker, one of our dogs who had lived a long full life.  His absence … Continue reading

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