In addition to blogging, I write independently for magazines and newspapers, and I specialize in animal-related articles. I also write fitness, health, and business articles. My boxers, Gertie and Duke, inspire me and make me laugh every day. They are featured often on Iowa Dog Blog. I live in Iowa with my sweet canines and sweet husband.
I simply can't be trusted. As I discussed in my last post, I would very much like to name your dog. But if you let me nickname your dog, I'll make it weird.
However, if love is measured in nicknames, then my dogs experience immense amounts of adoration, just this side of smothering.
Gertie's name is kind of a nickname in itself,…Continue
I borrowed the Big Book of Baby Names from my junior high library several times, but not because I was spending my time in such a way that would result in a teenage pregnancy. Far from it. I obsessed over names; I wrote lists with as many names as I could think of (or create) for each letter of the alphabet, and I perused the book of names for hours. So I connected when I read Nina Badzin's post Please Let Me…Continue
It's not officially winter, but here in Iowa the first snow pretty much marks the beginning of the season. Since it snowed yesterday, even though it didn't really stick, welcome to winter!
From a dog mom perspective, I'm both looking forward to and dreading winter. Here are my reasons:
Why I'm Looking Forward to Winter: