Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.


Crude elephants, walking frogs, surly teenagers, and so-cute-you-wanna-pinch-them dogs. It’s all in here, and then some. Plus me, trying to keep the commentary to a dull roar.

Our Dog Whisperer and the Big Yellow TALKING Dog


Cowboy the big yellow dog has a head like a dinosaur and a lethal tail.  My husband Eric calls Cowboy “Chewbacca” after the giant furry character in the original Star Trek movies, not because of his size, but because Cowboy talks like Chewbacca. A lot. His heart belongs to 12-year old Samantha. At 120 pounds … Continue reading

Can Your Pooch Talk?


Visit this site on Wednesday when I post on our dog Cowboy’s “speech,” especially with our daughter Samantha.  There are times we clearly him say “I love you” and “out.” But is it truly speech?  What is Cowboy communicating? Check out this article:  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=fact-or-fiction-dogs-can-talk Any of you have any talking dogs out there?  Share share … Continue reading

By the Beam of the Flashlight: Cowboy the Big Yellow Dog


Video of our super-smart 120 pound yellow lab, Cowboy, chasing a flashlight beam and being chased by his woman, Layla.

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