Posts with tag early mornings


My Favorite Things – A Floor Mat that Works

Keeping happy housedogs along with a clean house can seem like mutually exclusive propositions. When the previous owners updated the kitchen of our circa 1920s house, I don’t think they considered the impact a couple of active dogs would have on the renovation. Although the improvements helped to transform the room from an old-school canteen… read more


My Favorite Things – the Early Morning Dog Show

I like the early morning hours. Before the sun comes up, there’s a calm stillness to the air that’s filled with quiet anticipation. This is especially so on dog show days, when the alarm goes off at four a.m. and I’m on the road long before sunrise. With the dogs and their gear loaded and… read more