It’s amazing what heavy equipment can do. This weekend the excavator arrived, and the alders met their match. Don’t get me wrong: remnants of their roots are still lurking beneath the surface, so I know the war is not over. But I do feel like we’ve won round one of the battle. The hill out front is nearly ready for seed. Quick recap: here is … Continue reading Alder Slaughter… Success!
“When dogs go to Heaven, they don’t need wings because God knows that dogs love running best.” ~from Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant I pray those words are true, because today we sent Bailey to Heaven. The pain in my chest cuts clear through to my spine tonight. I didn’t know how hard this would be. Last weekend Bailey walked out to the fire pit, … Continue reading Profoundly Difficult
I’m worried about our old dog. Yesterday I came home and found her stuck half in and half out of her doggie door. It requires a slight hop to get through, and her back legs barely have the strength anymore. I helped her outside, where she struggled to squat and do her business. She typically prefers to be outdoors, but yesterday she wanted to come … Continue reading Yellow