For a number of weeks now, Barbara and I have been sleeping on separate floors of our 3-story house. Most of the time, she sleeps on the couch in the family room on the main floor, while I (if I’m not out of town somewhere) usually sleep in the bedroom on the upper floor. We [...]
As our readers know, Barbara’s laptop was stolen at the ASSA National a few weeks ago. We’re incredibly happy to report that a hugely generous gentleman from the Houston area has donated a new laptop, which is probably going to arrive here in the next couple of weeks!
But being without a laptop means that Barbara’s [...]
Well, we’ve been back from the National for two weeks (plus most of today) and I haven’t had time to blog. I still don’t but I really should let you guys know some of what’s going on.
I spent the first entire week home working on the financial paperwork for the National Rescue [...]
We’ll blog more about the details later, but I wanted to tell our readers that we set some kind of new record last week. In one week, we placed for adoption six (6) dogs! It happened so fast that I found myself quietly crying one evening because I couldn’t remember all the details and I [...]
Oh, happy day! We recently got a phone call from a senior-ish couple down in St. George, UT, who had adopted another Sheltie, Lizzie, from us several years ago. We knew that these people were special, because Lizzie was very fearful, was a bit of a biter, and had known health problems. In spite of [...]
This morning, one of the Shelties we were expecting (see Here They Come. Again.) arrived. His name is Sparky…kind of a strange name for a Sheltie, but hardly the strangest we’ve ever had. But he was a major surprise when he came into the house. He doesn’t set a record for weight in our program, [...]
Well, I guess we have just gotten too comfortable, loafing along with a mere 15 dogs in the house. But that’s all about to change, and soon…
In the last few days, it seems like every time I overhear Barbara talking on the phone, it’s about yet another incoming rescue Sheltie. Here are the dogs about [...]