Arlene and two adopted dogs.

Just a blog from someone who loves to communicate with other dog owners

Author Archive: Arlene

Grief

Grief never really goes away, you think it has – you hope it has, till unexpectedly she creeps out from where it has been hiding, Maybe behind your facade of a smiley face, or an overly busy schedule. But she’s always there. Maybe Grief too  has feelings, sometimes she just has to get away from you – and …

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Don’t go back

Having two rather elderly dogs,  Ruby and Zac,  my dog walks are now rather limited, in time and distance., I can’t say I’m 100% sorry as at my age, though fairly fit, I’m happy for now to be home indoors especially in wet and cold weather. But I’ve come to be aware that there are …

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A change in the weather

Today has been about the nicest day this year, sunny, still a chill in the air, but bearable, I got washing on the line and even managed some gardening, a good start as it all comes in a rush when the weather changes for the better. , though we have been warned it will get very …

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Well Hello there

Just wondering just who is out there, never mind i’ll still ramble on. The weather has turned a bit colder though dryer , don’t know which is worse, hat the cold but that damp drippy weather was beginning to do my head in, Constantly having towels down for the dogs wet feet and trying to …

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The latest Painting

Here it is Sheila

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Soldiering on in January

January must be the most loathed month in my calendar, running closely with February, I just hate the cold, and boy has it been cold so far, we’ve had everything thrown at us apart from snow [thankfully]  but it’s coming to an end and I just have get through February and think Spring is on it’s …

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On Birds, a dog and the weather

I am so pleased I have got , not one , but two song thrushes in my garden, and they are enjoying the bird seed, I haven’ t had a thrush for two/three years. The trouble is that the resident blackbirds, about four of them, keep shooshing them away from the food, but then they …

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Snippets

Back again for another bit of chatter, Well the hot topic is the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the US. I really don’t know what to think, one part of me says, well he’s a successful business man, so he can’t be that dumb, but another part thinks……that I think it’s a …

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I’m back…

Well as it’s miserable dreary winter i’ve been spending a bit more time trawling the ‘net and decided to maybe give blogging another go … again.. My dogs are getting on a bit now, both are coming up to fifteen, a good age for a collie, and for any dog. Zac’s back legs give way …

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My Hobby [now]

First may I wish anyone who is reading this A very Happy Healthy 2017. The weather, since the shortest day has passed,  quite wintry, but as the saying goes,the days get longer, the cold gets stronger, Certainly true in this country. As I have mentioned before I used to work with my dogs in Competition …

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