Helen on September 23rd, 2011

Luigi and I went to Telemundo NBC studios on Tuesday.  Why?  Because Luigi had an audition for a Spanish language soap opera.  Luigi is a ham, and his ham-ness came out on Tuesday, too.  Thankfully.  He walked onto the lot as if he owned it.  He made friends with those who were up to it.  […]

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Helen on August 18th, 2011

I love Johnny Cash’s rendition of this song.

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Helen on August 16th, 2011

Today marks the closing of ten years I worked for one man at one company.  And today he told me he is leaving the company. I had a feeling he was leaving.  Certain things a person does, such as removing a couple of keepsakes from his office after having them there for 10 years makes […]

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Helen on August 2nd, 2011

Raven.  She’s one of a kind. Here she is on top of my storage bin outside. I’m surprised it didn’t collapse. I took her in the back yard to practice last weekend. She was in one of her manic moods. She wouldn’t slow down enough to hear. So I turned and walked away from her. […]

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Helen on December 21st, 2010

I’ve been sick since the dog show last weekend.  I went to the doctor today.  After 9 days of  not getting any better, it was time.  I have bronchitis and a sinus infection.  So the doctor wired in 3 scripts and down I went to get them.  I came home afterward to let the dogs […]

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Helen on November 18th, 2010

I’m taking an on-line mental prep course for big events.  It’s actually for agility, but I can see the exercises seeping over to help me in other parts of my life – IF I apply them. That is one of my problems.  I get new tools and then don’t use them.  I have so many […]

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Helen on September 12th, 2010

Luigi and I went to the first annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day at ARRC in Davie on September 11, 2010.   It was a really nice day. Here are some snippets of what happened. Remember to spend some time with your dogs today!

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Helen on January 23rd, 2010

Today I rented an agility field to practice and train.  First time ever. I had scheduled 2 hours, but I could only do 1-1/2 hours.  I was tired! And then there’s Raven.  And Dudley.  They were together in the ex-pen while I was working with Leissl and then they weren’t.  That’s because Dudley squeezed out.  […]

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Helen on December 27th, 2009

As this year closes, I think of Regis and Ginger.  They are my two beloved red kids I lost this year. Regis.  He was a lovable, spunky old guy when I adopted him from a west-coast shelter in December of 2005.  He passed on January 4, 2009. I imagined he had spent most of his […]

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Helen on October 19th, 2009

Leissl and I competed in our first agility trial on October 10 and 11.  The first thing we got done when we arrived is measuring.  She really enjoyed that!  Not.  But she will not have to go through that again because she measured exactly 24 inches, and won’t need a second measurement. Our first run […]

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