She’s Home!

In standard Mississippi fashion she got pissed off at the tube in her nose, pulled it out herself, and demanded food. So we thought we…

Doggy Chronicles: The Weigh In

Mississippi is now the proud owner-dog of her very own toddler. This toddler loves to share any and all food with her. Mississippi is such…

Thankful December 1st 2010

I’m thankful for my dog. I still tend to think she’s a handful, until I get around other dogs, then I realize, she’s amazing. I…

Doggy Chronicles: Poo Stick

Tuesday night, after band practice, Tom was munching on a late-night bbq chicken thigh. It slipped out of his hands, hit the floor and immediately…

A Weekend Getaway

We snuck away from the boxes for the weekend and headed up to the Hood River area of Oregon. We stayed at the Mt Hood…

bad parent

I feel like a bad parent. Mississippi was whining to go outside last night. I got dressed, went downstairs and let her out. She had…

University Falls Hike

I looked in our Portland hikes book for the easy hikes that allow dogs and we decided on the University Falls hike starting at Roger’s…

Doggy Chronicles: Ten Months

Mississippi came home with us 10 months ago. Lately she’s been quite the snuggle bunny. Her favorite thing is to curl up with you on…

Snuggles

Mississippi decided to take a nap while curled around my arm.

Hunger Strike

Mississippi isn’t eating her meals with the same enthusiasm she usually has. She nibbled half of yesterday’s breakfast in intervals throughout the day, and she…

Doggy Chronicles: Nine Months

Hello beautiful girl. We got you just about nine months ago as of January 6th. You have been so snugly lately. You are so adorable,…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! I hope you are having as magical a time as we are having. Christmas eve we went over to Mo’s house for roast…

Holy Crap, Our Dog Is Amazing

Yesterday was a day full of firsts for Mississippi. It was her first full day with little kids, it was her first dinner party and…

Doggy Chronicles: Fence-Free Dog Park

We took Mississippi to the Sellwood Off Leash Dog Park this morning. It is fenceless. It’s our very first attempt at taking her off leash…

Doggy Chronicles: Grubs and Slugs

Mississippi is an excellent slug and grub hunter. She is doing a great job of clearing our garden of pests. I appreciate this about her.…