Tag Archives: Dogs

Big Dumb Blond

We have been blessed with a gentle giant for almost 10 years. She was a small fluff ball when she joined our family, in the shape of a small St Bernard, and Beethoven era was upon us.  It was like … Continue reading

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Werewolf in the making

Amidst a busy schedule with Eucharist, new school, moving house and work, we also welcomed Coco to our family – a little fiery chocolate Labrador.  She’s a little devil in disguise, but you cannot but help love her.  However, recent … Continue reading

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City Girl n’ Skulls

Here we are, living in the wilderness of Bear Mountain, about one mile from civilisation and the stress that comes with it.  Surviving in these surroundings takes skill and perseverance.  We are committed and we will adapt to our new … Continue reading

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Rise of Coco

I swore 2 years ago that, when our male Labrador passed over the rainbow bridge, we would not replace him and that we would not get any other dog when our St Bernard dies either. It’s a lot of responsibility … Continue reading

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Who Framed Daddy

I’m a sucker and will do anything for my kids, including buying them cool stuff for their birthdays.  And, if I promise my kid something I will 4 out of 10 times honor that request.  You hopefully read my previous … Continue reading

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Year long promise

My daughter turned 10 the other day, which moves her a step closer to the teenager era and me closer to being an old fart.  I still can’t fully comprehend that she’s 10 already.  It still feels as  yesterday when … Continue reading

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Arctic Vortex – this time it’s personal!

Early January the US East coast was hit by severe freezing temperatures and the wise men at the weather forecast thingy quickly called it an Arctic Vortex.  Cold winds and other winter-like events started to occur, reminding me of ‘The … Continue reading

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Will the real Dennis the Menace stand up!

Throughout my childhood, my parents often compared me with Dennis the Menace.  I’m honestly not too sure why, but it apparently had something to do with all the (according to my parents) mischievous acts I carried out; shooting people with … Continue reading

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First Beethoven Encounter

There are a few rules that you need to remember when having kids of a certain age or if you consider buying a pet in general, especially a dog Do not go window shopping! Do not visit a kennel! Do … Continue reading

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When to say goodbye

Pets are wonderful creatures to have around and they quickly become part of the family. They participate in all activities, they go places and they are ecstatically over-hyper happy when we the owners return home – unless you of course … Continue reading

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