Tag Archives: BlogHer

Spotlight On The Service Dog Project

Good friend, Meilin Cheng, sent us this link to a live cam of the Service Dog Project. (Maybe she was inspired by our very own Beau!) You will get to meet some really gorgeous Great Danes and their puppies. The … Continue reading

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Dog’s Thanksgiving Thoughts

Sigh! What a holiday it has been. So many people in my kitchen coming and going. Playing with dead animals and foliage. Mixing. Heating. Opening and closing the oven door. Churning some creamy stuff on a bright blue contraption. The … Continue reading

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McAvoy’s Republic

Taylor Warren: Do you call yourself a Republican so you can make a claim to credibility when you attack the GOP? Will McAvoy: No, I call myself a Republican ’cause I am one. I believe in market solutions, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Aaron Sorkin, American Politics, BlogHer, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, NaBloPoMo, Nano Poblano 2013, Newsroom, Weekly Writing Challenge | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Haiku Catchoo I & 2

Stroll along the beach, To eye, to sniff another, Tails up! Wag! New friends! I walk along side Of you, to shield you from harm. As long as I can. This post was inspired by the Daily Post’s Weekly Writing … Continue reading

Posted in Beau, BlogHer, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, dog, DPChallenge, Exercise, Fort Funston, Great Dane, Haiku, Hiking, NaBloPoMo, Nano Poblano 2013, Pets, Uncategorized, Weekly Writing Challenge, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

The 116th Big Game

It was the 116th Big Game and football fans from both CAL and Stanford were ready for a spirited sports challenge.  This year, Stanford hosted the game on a sunny balmy afternoon at the Stanford Stadium.  As we walked on … Continue reading

Posted in Big Game, BlogHer, Cal vs. Stanford Football, College Football, Daily Post Challenge, NaBloPoMo, Nano Poblano 2013, PAC-12 Conference, Sports, Uncategorized, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Saturday Hairy Thoughts

I was at my hairdresser’s today for my usual haircut and color-my-grays-away session. It’s one treat I indulge in regularly. We talked hair for a few minutes. An inch off today? Yes, please.  Color away the roots? Of course. She … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, BlogHer, Hair, Hair Treatment, Hairdresser, Menopause, NaBloPoMo, Nano Poblano 2013, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Kennedy’s Legacy Lives On!

I was about 5 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.  I remember sitting beside my grandmother in her room when we were still living in Manila.  When the news flashed, my grandmother let out a religious … Continue reading

Posted in 50th Anniversary of Kennedy Assasination, BlogHer, Daily Prompt, John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Assassination, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Multi-Tasking Or Distracted Driving?

It has been almost 10 days now that I have decided to leave my phone in my bag when I’m in the car driving.  I now place my bag away from  immediate reach behind my seat on the floor.  In … Continue reading

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Beau Is Two

Beau turned two years old somewhere around this time. When we adopted him from Big Dog Rescue, they estimated his age at a year old. He was handed to us, papers, leash, and bowl, on November 19, 2012.  And so, … Continue reading

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Spotlight On A Viennese Cafe

On one of our walking tours around Vienna last summer, we chanced upon a cafe that our guide told us is still the classic Viennese Cafe, with all the trappings. Cafe Hofburg is located around the Hofburg Palace area.  It … Continue reading

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