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 … More Before You Get a Great Pyrenees (or any dog)
We have had unlikely farm dogs. We had Windsor for eighteen years. He was completely devoted to the children. He also peed on the kitchen floor every day of his life. Our greyhound, Bumble, was a great family dog. He lounged on his reclining lawn chair guarding the chickens every day. He would dig great holes in … More Farmdog Needed. Inquire Within.
This house speaks in whispers telling of past families and memories. It so fills me with inspiration every time we pass it. I want to live there, to make a fire in the hearth, to grow something in the solarium. I want to hang clothes on the line and tend to the chickens. This 1907 house is … More House of Dreams, Raccoons, and Riches