From zero to Mia in five days

Last Tuesday, Rob’s mom called me and said, “There’s a four-and-a-half-year-old female German shepherd whose owners moved away and abandoned it.” Naturally, because Isis was four-and-a-half when she died, she thought we’d want this one. I was stunned, because while I did want to rescue another shepherd someday, I thought Rob’s parents would be theContinue reading “From zero to Mia in five days”

This parenting thing is hard

What did I think? Isis would take one sniff of Leo and they’d play like litter mates? OK, that’s exactly what I thought. This is going to be much harder than I expected. And I didn’t really expect it to be easy, did I? Well, not exactly, but I thought I had all these methodsContinue reading “This parenting thing is hard”

Road Trip!

For our summer vacation the first week of July, we’ve decided to drive to L.A. With the dog. Rob wants to camp. Or sleep in the car. Fortunately, that’s at most two nights each direction, and we have a nice guest room waiting for us at my mom’s house.