Good Boy Rufous

“Rules of Food Sneaking #73: If you do it real fast most people will never know.” ~ Rufous the Dog Hello, Peoples, I am Rufous. And it is true – I am a bit of a nibbler. Most things can be edible if you chew on them enough. Like Mum’s slippers. I have eaten three […]

Rufous – Rescue Dog, At Your Service

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ~ Maya Angelou Our beautiful young red cattle dog, Rufous, has found a new calling. He’s certainly at home on our farm doing his chores and rounding up the cows. But he’s also discovered a wonderful hidden talent – he’s become a hit at the aged […]

Oh Rufous! Poor sore paw!

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”  ~ Will Rogers Poor Rufous had an accident on Saturday. While out mustering the cattle in cold, wet and muddy conditions he ripped a toenail almost off his front foot and cut it badly. We only noticed when […]

Trapped by Dog!

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”  ~ Edith Sitwell Winter arrived overnight at our farm. Brrrr! So cold this morning. And this morning after my meditation I popped back into bed […]

It’s a day of Family First for me!

“I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching–they are your family.”  ~  Jim Butcher   Ben drove us to the city yesterday so I could finally have some decent internet connection. We’d planned a million things for the next few days […]

For The Love Of A Small Dog…

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” ~ Charles M. Schulz   This small red bundle of energy who we now know as Rufous Dog only came into our lives on Monday, but what a difference his presence has already made. Harry hasn’t stopped smiling. He now has a playmate, a buddy, a brother. They play together […]

Meet Rufous – Brother to Harry Dog!

“ Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” ~  Marc Brown A little over a week ago I mentioned in a blog post that we had just begun to think about getting a new baby brother or sister for Harry Dog, who has been mourning the loss of Bert. Only a few […]

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