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Tag Archives: black labs
Two of our four Labs are getting closer to their expiration date and just like humans, if you are around them every day, the change is gradual and often unnoticed. The years however, still take their toll. I took this … Continue reading
Posted in Black Labs, Dogs, Uncategorized, Understanding dogs Tagged black labs, dog years, growing old, Man's best friend 3 Comments
So, Mackenzie and Big Red were on the floor enjoying a Sunday afternoon nap and old Maggie just moseyed on over and plopped herself down on top of Mackenzie’s front legs. In all the years we have had dogs, I … Continue reading
Posted in Black Labs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, dogs, Patience, relaxation, synergy, Wine 3 Comments
Question For Today
“Have you ever met someone so stupid that you felt bad for their dog(s)?” Hopefully, you don’t feel that way for these four Labs. If you do, they will defend me to the death as I’m the one that usually … Continue reading
Posted in Black Labs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, Dog pictures, Man's best friend 4 Comments
“When nothing is sure, everything is possible” Margaret Drabble
Posted in Black Labs, Dogs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, Charleston SC, dog photographs, dog photos, Possibilities Leave a comment
Earlier this evening, Snickers (L) was instructing Martha in the fine art of subliminal begging as they were aware of the bacon/swiss burger that I cooked for dinner. Yea, I know you are supposed to discourage begging behavior like that, … Continue reading
Posted in Dogs, Uncategorized Tagged begging dogs, black labs, dogs and table scraps, mentoring, pets 3 Comments
One thing about dogs is that they are always trying to please you.
Posted in Black Labs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, cute dog photos, dogs 3 Comments
A Valid Question
A few days ago, I was presented with a question that I had never considered, but felt it warranted serious consideration. Do dogs like to fetch tennis balls because they like to fetch tennis balls or or because they think … Continue reading
Posted in Black Labs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, dogs and tennis balls, Man's best friend, Unconditional Love 6 Comments
You Know Labs Live There When . . .
. . . you look under a couch and find five tennis balls, less than 24 hours after you vacumed there.
Posted in Black Labs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, dogs and tennis balls, tennis balls 1 Comment
I Was Thinking. . .
Over the last several weeks, I have been spending more times with our dogs than with people and a thought came to me yesterday. Think about how much easier life would be if humans had tails. Tail wagging? Happy to … Continue reading
Posted in Dogs, Uncategorized Tagged black labs, dog personalities, dogs, tail wagging 10 Comments
The Same, But Different
“Dad, it’s the same, but different.” … Elissa “Jelly” Visotski It was sometime during her grade school years that Elissa came up with that quote, worthy of being mentioned with Yogi Berra’s list of great quotes. Two things that are … Continue reading
Posted in Dogs, Speaking of dogs, Uncategorized, Understanding dogs Tagged black labs, dogs, puppies, relationships 8 Comments
Who Is In Charge Here, Anyway?
Readers of this blog might recall that we have four, grown Black Labs. While there are dozens of stories about them found within these pages, I’ll share the very first post from July of 2010. Sunday Night, Dog Night. Fast … Continue reading
Posted in Black Labs, Uncategorized Tagged alpha male dogs, black labs, dog interactions, puppies 2 Comments
A Good Place To Be.
“I’m in a really good place right now. Not emotionally or spiritually. Just on the couch with my dogs”….@sungazing1
Posted in A Good Day, Black Labs, Dogs Tagged A good place, black labs, philosophy Leave a comment
I Heard It
Last April I posted a piece entitled Swithching Gears. I don’t recall writing it, but in searching my blog it a few minutes ago, I found it and was surprised by how introspective it was. This morning while running … Continue reading
Posted in Learning Tagged black labs, listening to nature, Mt. Healthy OH, Owls, walking the dog 3 Comments
This Time, The Last Sentence
Followers of this blog know that I often introduce books that I am reading by using the title, Opening Paragraphs. Today, as Christmas gifts, I received three books from my daughters and below is the last sentence of the first … Continue reading
Posted in Books, What are you reading? Tagged black labs, Christmas Gifts, LB Johnson, The Book of Barkley 5 Comments