Good thing the dog doesn’t just dive in

Even our cherished rescue mutt wondered a bit what exactly was going on with our backyard pool. It seems that could be what happens when a certain amount of stuff is added to prepare for a stretch away from the house. Nobody was harmed in the making of this safe water. Ellie B does not…

A reluctant dog accepts her ice cream

Our location on the ocean side of the main road for this year’s Cape Cod stay made it a fairly easy walk for the three of us to our favorite ice cream place, Sundae School. Our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B and I got to admire the old way they delivered the stuff as my…

We lead our dog to water once more

Will our cherished rescue mutt ever want to swim? To prepare for our big return to Cape Cod, my dear wife Karen bought a little present to coax Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle a little more. OK, her protective floatie vest complete with decorative fin looked pretty darn cute, too. Perhaps we did get a…

New squirrels arrive on our property

A new batch of squirrels showed up one day on the grounds of A Bitty Better in the Galeville neighborhood of Liverpool. They landed on the kitchen table! OK, they were ordered in from Amazon by my dear wife Karen. Our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle needed to replenish her stock because…

Can we harness your energy together, dear dog?

With the small taste of better weather, there’s been more walking of Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle for my dear wife Karen and I in our Galeville neighborhood in Liverpool this past week. Every day, in fact. And we’ve attempted a new push for better behavior to keep her from pulling us here and there.…

Smarter than that?

As we enjoyed a sunny day with a walk around our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle seemed to scoff at the idea that she be lumped in with the preschool kids, even by Da’s photo association. Too smart, her stance told me. Then we continued onward and…