Friday Bag o’ Whatever

I don’t know how long outdoor grills are supposed to last, but we’ve retired one charcoal kettle grill and one gas grill since moving into this house in 1998, and are some years into our second set. The charcoal grill, a Weber, is holding up well, but the gas grill, also a Weber, is giving up the […]

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The Best Present

Remember me telling you about the tangled history of Maxie, our newly-adopted dachshund?  We’ve been worried that Lauren, Lorrie’s daughter … and Maxie’s most recent owner … might want her puppy back some day, and no wonder … the dog is absolutely loveable, and who wouldn’t want her back? Donna with Schatzi & Maxie, Christmas […]

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Dogs Make Everything Better

We adopted a second dachshund yesterday. Her name is Maxie. We think she’s a year or so younger than Schatzi. Schatzi (left) and her new playmate Maxie The dog was originally a boyfriend’s pet.  Maxie (full name Maxine) wound up with the girlfriend, who is the daughter of our friend Lorri, moving from apartment to […]

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