Browsing All posts tagged under »Cowboy«

I am an evil person who should have flying monkeys instead of fluffy spaniels

April 30, 2010


I have grievously injured the Cowboy. However, he has forgiven me. Miss Sadie has not.  It all began when we went to the mailbox for the paper, and the Cowboy found something unusually smelly and vile to roll in, even by his standards, and then, upon being scolded, figured might as well be hanged for […]

Spaniel in the bag

March 2, 2010


I always keep a supply of plastic bags in the car–the ones that accumulate when a person forgets to bring her nice cloth shopping bag into the store, which in my case is pretty much all the time. The plastic bags come in handy when Miss Sadie and the Cowboy are along for the ride, […]

March mudness

March 22, 2009


It’s officially Mud Season.  Even when it snows in March, it just means there’ll be that much more mud as soon as the sun comes out.  There isn’t that much to look at.  We begin to dream . . . and we get through. Mama Nature’s little joke Mama Nature will have her little joke, and […]

Pity the poor Cowboy

December 3, 2008


The Weather Widget in the right column is flashing one of its red Advisory! messages.  Following the link to Weather Underground we find: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 am EST Friday.  Widespread snow will continue across northwest lower Michigan through this evening. Precipitation will then transition to lake effect snow showers […]

Social notes

October 11, 2008


Mick Ambler and Rogie were down on the beach the other day, and the bouncy Golden Retriever “puppy” had a great time with Miss Sadie and the Cowboy.  They hunted for minnows. They played Chase. They agreed it was fun, and that they need to get away more often.  Hmmm. 

The skunking of the Cowboy

August 29, 2008


On Saturday the Cowboy encountered a skunk and came off the worse for it.  Ever since then I have eagerly sought remedies for his condition.  There is general agreement that tomato juice Does Not Work, although I recall using it to good effect on the late great Jake.  A normal bath was no help at […]