When Mom is Away : A Handy Guide


At sometime, most moms leave the homestead for a night or two, for work, a retreat or a short stint in rehab (don't judge). This departure is always preceded by furious, turbo-nerve fueled list making and notes for those left behind. I recently left for three nights (!) to go speak at a conference, and … Continue reading When Mom is Away : A Handy Guide

Objects on iPhone Screen May be Larger than They Appear (part 2)


(See part one below for the beginning of this adventure) Pepper and I were kindred spirits immediately. The second day she was at my house, I went into her area with a bag of dog treats. As I pulled the treat out for her, she came and sat at my feet. That is probably one … Continue reading Objects on iPhone Screen May be Larger than They Appear (part 2)

Objects on iPhone Screen May Be Larger than They Appear (Part 1)


So one night cruising Facebook in early March 2014, an urgent request pops up on the page for Cypress Lucky Mutt Rescue. I had recently fostered a dog, Snickerdoodle, (which is, as they say, another story) so I liked to see the updates of the other misfit, mixed breed, random parade of canines that passed through the … Continue reading Objects on iPhone Screen May Be Larger than They Appear (Part 1)