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Red Tail Hawk

One rainy day last week, I happened to catch sight of a red tail hawk catching food at the end of our driveway.  DSC03697-2

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The weather has been getting colder so the squirrels have been extra busy trying to find food.  They take advantage and stock up on acorns while the dogs are in the house.




Lola and James were watching them very closely.

Pictures while sitting in a tree

Last Saturday was the opening weekend of rifle deer season.  My husband goes every year and thankfully filled his two tags on the first day.  However, while waiting for the deer to make their appearance he took a couple of pictures.



My Assistant

Sadie is my internet browsing helper.

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Our foster dog, Wayne, didn’t work out here and had to be moved to a different foster home.  In his place we got Lola.  She is a shephard/lab mix and is about four years old.  She is a very sweet girl, except she doesn’t really care for the company of other dogs.  She tolerates our two hounds, but everyday there is some growling going on.

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Lola loves a good belly rub.

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She is such a pretty girl and hopefully someone will see her face and just fall in love.

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It didn’t take her long to find “doggie TV”…ie: watching squirrels out the front window.

I defy you and your couch cover

I bought a couch cover in an attempt to keep the pet hair off the sofa.  Sadie loves to get under it and run around like an idiot lovingly spreading cat hair everywhere.

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Pumpkin Contest

My supervisor at work came up with the idea for all of us to participate in a Halloween pumpkin contest.  Only four of us actually took part…..the talented four :-)   Here are the entries.  Which one do you like the best?

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This is Wayne

Our newest foster dog’s name is Wayne.  I’m not sure who comes up with these names, but Wayne is just a weird dog’s name.  The vet thinks he is about 10 years old and he has some health and mental issues.  His health issues I mentioned in a previous post.  As for the mental issues, he has separation anxiety.  I have had no experience with a dog that didn’t behave well when left alone.  However, Wayne is learning how to enjoy being an inside dog and accept love and affection.

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I Can Help You With That

I am suffering from a nice bout of insomnia because I had to work a weeks worth of overnights.  So, to pass the time I decided to pick up my sewing project that had been hiding in the closet for a few years.  Sadie was very intrigued and supervised my work thoroughly.

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