Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

He just settled back down to sleep.  7:20, the school bus comes.  He jumps up, the futon shaking, and barks loudly at the small, hooded figures with backpacks, their parents shadily waiting in their cars, probably planning on breaking into our house.  They all disburse, the bus drives away, and Gandalf sleepily settles back down …

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It is amazing how media coverage can make folks paranoid.  The news about Beneful killing dogs made me very nervous.  We usually feed an equally crappy dog food because it is the only one that doesn’t give Bumble gas.  But one bag ago Doug accidentally brought home Beneful.  Rather than drive back into town we …

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