You can’t beat an outdoor drink

It’s been so warm this summer around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville that my dear wife Karen and I figured we better put out a second drinking bowl of water for Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle. After some sorting, the best place for dog and humans has turned out to be…

A reflection of a relaxing evening

Sitting in the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville with my dear wife Karen, the reflection of the setting sun behind us suddenly appeared in our pool. After running inside to grab my iPhone 8, I discovered I had to get back into my seat to rediscover the glory of…

Happy dog, happy me

Everybody’s a critic. Even Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle had to look over the equipment that Joe Bury brought to take care of our gutter/fascia problem. She’s a good guard dog, our cherished rescue mutt.

A hairy situation

You can talk about your dog shedding. And then you can show what George’s wrist brace looked like after out cherished rescue mutt forced herself next to him on the couch in A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville for, say, a couple of hours. Thank you to terrific daughter Elisabeth for texting…

All’s well with Ellie B

My dear wife Karen’s schedule change for the new job at the hospital has put me in a bit of a tizzy. I’m getting accustomed to her second-shift pattern bit by bit, but that doesn’t mean I have to like the increased alone time. Oh, wait. Of course, I have the company of Ellie B…

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…