Oh, new day, says the dog

Sometimes I know why Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle gets me up so early. And it’s not just because our beloved rescue mutt is hungry. Or needs to take care of what’s built up while we’ve been sleeping in A Bitty Better. More than that. She wants to greet that yellow ball coming over our…

Our dog and her backyard

Spring is settling into the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. At this point, it’s the turf for Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle. She’ll race right out there at 5 p.m. There’s plenty to accomplish. The property must be lapped. The shed has yet to be opened for any sort…

A portrait of Ellie B, done well by my dear wife

The finished painting is fantastic. My dear wife Karen came home from her night with friend Marie at Painting with a Twist carrying her best work yet. The evening was capture-your-pet night, and, wow, did Karen get Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle to a T. She had sent a photo of our cherished rescue mutt…

Imagine this face on the wall

My dear wife Karen and her terrific friend Marie are getting on a bit of a Painting with a Twist run. Next comes a session in which they will paint their pets. On a canvas, on an easel, that is. So I chased around our cherished rescue mutt, Ellie B and Dogamous Pyle, trying with…

Flag looks fine in the sun

One place I like to lead Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle on a winter walk in the blocks around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville is the easily navigated spread of the seniors spot. For one thing, our cherished rescue mutt feels at home there. And the scenery can be nice, too.

Give Ellie B just a bit of sun and blue sky

All it takes is a simple question. “Do you want to go for a walk, Ellie B?” Give us a little blue sky and sun and temperatures around freezing, and there’s no stopping my cherished rescue mutt and I in the blocks around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Happy we both…

Doggie, it’s cold outside

The whole dang country is cold this week, according to news reports. So I won’t complain about the temperatures or wind chill around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. But I will show that even Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle pauses before going out for her second morning trip into her Central…