Category Archives: dog

Tree!

All right, so… this is my first Christmas in my own house, first Christmas in this house, first Christmas with Jack–for whom this is the first Christmas ever. And this is my first Christmas tree in 30 years, Bella and … Continue reading

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Weekend Dog

This photo is several weeks old, now, but isn’t Jack a handsome fellow anyhow? (this, incidentally, is the “broken” side of his face. Pretty good healing, yeah?)

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Dogs and Work…

On Monday I ripped out 5,200 words of the work I’d put in over the weekend and I’m only just now catching up. I realized the book had derailed at about the 30K mark and needed a major overhaul so … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Dogmas

Fan Becky Kyle sent Bella and Jack the first gifts of Dogmas–delicious-smelling (and the dogs seem to think, -tasting) biscuits from River Dog Bakery in Knoxville, TN. And a sweet card with them. Thanks Becky!

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The Post-Thanksgiving Post

Well, I didn’t make the NaNoWriMo challenge count goal of 50,000 new words added to the manuscript this month. Partially due to the scurrying about for Thanksgiving and some other issues, I made it only to 45,400 for the month … Continue reading

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The Last Warm Days of Dog

It’s getting chilly around here, but I managed to get a few more photos of Jack and Bella before even they don’t want to go outside. Here is Jack, keeping watch, while Bella looks for treats in the grass:

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Many Kinds of Progress

First off: Bella and Jack are getting on much better now that they can play together outside and get in trouble. They even joke around a bit. And Jack feels secure enough to sleep outside his crate (on my foot, … Continue reading

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Jackanapes, Co-Dependent Bear, and Things That Go *SPROING!*

Five minutes of Jack being very silly with “co-dependent bear” and a doorstop. (Yes, the bear says “I love you!” repeatedly.) This is why we call him “Jackanapes.”

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Détente, or “I Just Can’t Be Bothered”

Jack is healing up nicely and I’m getting more done on REVENANT. Bella is getting along better with Jack. See: But she’s still not sure she should turn her back on him: “He’s right behind me isn’t he?” “Mwahahahahahaaaaa, the … Continue reading

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Jack Seems to be Recovering….

Finally a new Daily Dog. I took this a couple of days ago while Jack was still on his meds and supposed to be “convalescing.” Yeah… like slowing down is ever going to happen with this pup. As you can … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Wiggle-Butt

Very pleased to say that the vet says Jack looks great and everything seems to be coming along very well. We’re reducing his pain meds and increasing the warm compresses to take down the edema which has now moved down … Continue reading

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Irritations

And now the itching has begun… Jack is finding the punctures and the shaved portion of his head very itchy and has stated scratching, then wincing from his paw as he touches the swollen bits of his face. Time to … Continue reading

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