The mini Wall

June 19th, 2013

Before The Drain there was The MINI Wall (originally posted on Facebook 14th May 2013)  Today I hit The Wall. Not The Real Wall, that's reserved at 18miles for people who can actually run. This was The MINI Wall, reserved at 6 miles for idiotic people who like object lessons in how not to run Read More...

Remind Me Again When They Grow Up?

June 15th, 2013

You would think at the age of 21 months (which is so close to 24 months that they really might as well be 2 years old) that the 'puppies' being quiet wouldn't mean they were being naughty.  You could be forgiven for that.  However, having raised 5 whippet puppies (3 from birth - not counting their siblings), a Chelsea Bear and numerous family dogs, there is no way that *I* can be forgiven for thinking that (sigh) Read More...

The Tale of the Obvious Tree

June 13th, 2013

(Background - Nick has run a couple of half marathons and was working up to a full marathon when an injury kept him from running for just over a year.  He is now back to training and hoping to do a full marathon in September)  Today I met The Drain. Not The Wall, not The MINI Wall, The Drain Read More...

Eau de Smushed Dead Worm

June 7th, 2013

So we've finally had the beginning of summer. The most wonderfully warm and gorgeous days, and I'm at the computer and the dogs are out sunning themselves, and then I see Kendra doing the 'neck dive' that is so reminiscent of her Auntie Bear. Down she goes again and again, and then my brain finally catches up and I shout NO Read More...

Blogging…

June 7th, 2013

I've thought about blogging for a while.  I love writing.  I have always loved writing.  I love telling stories.  I even started to do a double major in Creative Writing (along with my Phsych Degree) in University till I realised I couldn't be the type of writer they were wanting to shape us into Read More...