Cats vs. Dogs: Treats

Offer a dog and treat and this happens:  “Hey! That smells great. I want that. I want that now. Really! Are you hearing me? I NEED that right now (shifts weight rapidly from one foot to the other). What part of now don’t you understand? Look at me. I’m hopping up and down. Now I’mContinue reading “Cats vs. Dogs: Treats”

Cats vs. Dogs: New Stuff

Change something in a dog’s environment and this happens:  “Whoa! Wait a minute. What’s that? That’s never been there before. I don’t think I like it. I’ll just creep up on it and get a closer look. Whoa! Still don’t know what it is. Maybe I need to smell it.  Gotta get a little closer.Continue reading “Cats vs. Dogs: New Stuff”

Color, Pattern, Texture

A good afghan will incorporate all three of those qualities. I’m not talking about Middle Eastern people called Afghans. I mean the kind that you use to keep yourself warm on a cold winter evening while sitting in your chair with a cup of hot herbal tea and a good book. I guess most peopleContinue reading “Color, Pattern, Texture”

Tooth Extraction and Dental Implant

I did it. I survived. Wouldn’t have been possible without my husband. Literally and figuratively. Wyoming is a very sparsely populated state. It’s the least populated state in the United States and the tenth largest. Alaska (the largest state in our nation) has more people than Wyoming. A long time ago, we lived in California.Continue reading “Tooth Extraction and Dental Implant”

There is no Such thing as Multitasking

The other night, my husband made the comment that he sucks at multitasking. I felt compelled to remind him that there ain’t no such animal. It’s a fallacy. The idea that it is possible has been perpetuated by moms (the epitome of the attempt) all over the world. Women claim they are better at itContinue reading “There is no Such thing as Multitasking”