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Labs at the Lake

Last September, we rented a house on Moss Lake in North Carolina and had such a wonderful time that we made a return visit. Tucker……aka “the Beast”… …LOVES, LOVES, LOVES, romping in the water. It’s as if you can hear … Continue reading

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Mutts to the Mountains!

This past week, hubby and I loaded up the canines and headed to a cabin in the North Carolina mountains for several days. We chose the lodging because it was situated right next to a stream, but the recent rainfall … Continue reading

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Sundays are for Relabxing!

After church this morning, we grabbed the dogs and drove over to the lake, which (along with any body of water he is allowed to romp in!) is Tucker’s happy place. This beast is the picture of boundless joy when … Continue reading

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A Declaration of Dominance

This handsome (but “hangry”) Red-bellied Woodpecker landed on the Bark Butter Branch the other day. Immediately, he declared his dominance to the Red-winged Blackbirds that were waiting in the wings. He gave a warning to his right… …and a warning … Continue reading

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It’s a Labra-ful Life!

Who needs Jimmy Stewart movies when you have two labra-mutts in your life? And I must say, this duo is a constant source of entertainment! Tucker turned two in January (we think) and is fondly referred to as our Beautiful … 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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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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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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This Is What I Was Made For

Did you ever do something that you really enjoyed, something that was totally soul-satisfying, and find yourself thinking, “I was made for this!”? Well, I’m pretty sure Tucker makes that declaration anytime he gets let loose in a creek or … Continue reading

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