Once upon a time: A story about a dog and an artist

Once upon a time, I was a house/dog sitter. When folks with animals traveled out of town, they contacted me to stay at their place and take care of their animals.

One of my clients was a woman with a dog named, Lina. I loved when Lina’s owner went out of town, because Lina was one of my favorite pooches to visit.

Lina and I became very close. When Lina’s Mom was given an opportunity to relocate to Massachusetts for work/school, she asked me if I wanted to adopt her. I literally jumped at the chance, and Lina became MY Lina.

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Dog Gone Good Contest: Vote for the Top Dog

Holy tail waggers, Batman! Picking the top five was tough! Really tough! (Seriously really tough.)

Many thanks to each and every one of you that sent me a picture of a pup you love. I never thought I would receive over 20 entries. I was amazed with the response. After my amazement, I was cranky, because I had to narrow it down to five. (Who had that bright idea, huh?) Read more

Last Bark: Submit your Dog Photos Now!

I am happily overwhelmed with the response to my dog-gone good contest. The pictures I’ve received are wonderful. I am thrilled to see so many dog lovers in the midst. You folks have great taste in friends!

There is still a bit of time left if you want to enter the contest. Please see my original post for complete details [click here], and send your pictures to lenorediane(at)yahoo(dot)com. Read more