Category Archives: Beau

The Unwanted Intrusion

Two weeks ago, our dear Beau got skunked! We had let him out for his pre-bedtime ritual under the Redwoods. I was tidying up in the kitchen. I noticed he took a little longer than usual. So, I called out … Continue reading

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As 2014 Comes To A Close, Two Things

My, my, how time has flown! Once again, I’m faced with the last day of the year. Beau and I take advantage of the bright sunny afternoon. I buckle him up, put on my hat, scarf and warm jacket. Off … Continue reading

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Holiday Salutations

On Christmas morning, my hubby wanted to go for a morning walk. We’re at an age now where, no matter how late we nod off to slumberland the night before, we still get up at the same time. Bright and … Continue reading

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Splish-Splashing Away!

Beau has discovered that he likes the water after all.  On a recent Saturday trip to Fort Funston, Beau surprised us by running towards the on-rushing waves. It used to be that he would not even deign to get his … Continue reading

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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

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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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Bowtie Beau!

It’s Halloween and Beau has decided to join in the fun. He has donned his black tie best for all of you.  What a TREAT! Happy Halloween! Related: Daily Prompt: Trick or Treat (  

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Panting In The Morning

There’s nothing like the sound of panting, With wafts of warm air In your face, As you rouse From your dreamless slumber. Your eyes flutter; What slowly comes into focus, A pair of wet nostrils, A pink tongue, And lo! … Continue reading

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