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Their Only Fault, Really…

“Dogs lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” ~ Agnes Sligh Turnbull ~ It’s turning out that grooming day, or spa day, as we like to high handily call it in the Burch house, it becoming eventful. Eventful in ways I would rather avoid. As coincidence would have it, the last two times “spa… Continue reading Their Only Fault, Really…

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Provide Them with Food, Water, Shelter and Affection and They Will Think You are god, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Owners of dogs will have noticed, that if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god.”  ~ Christopher Hitchens ~ We’ve had Babygirl now for about a year and a half. And it has been 18 months on one big learning curve full of ups, downs,… Continue reading Provide Them with Food, Water, Shelter and Affection and They Will Think You are god, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Dogs are Miracles with Paws, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Dogs are miracles with paws.” ~ Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy ~ I took today’s picture one morning when Tall & Handsome was leaving for work. Watson, the Wonderkin was standing in the screened-in deck with me just “itching” to run out and jump in the car and go somewhere with “Poppa”. I told him to… Continue reading Dogs are Miracles with Paws, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Keepers of the Garden, by Beverly Hicks Burch

First, let me begin this by saying, “I am NOT a hoarder!” But, I do have little eclectic collections of things I like to gather. Lately it’s been items to add whimsy and fun to the garden, decks and outdoors. The first one is dedicated to someone I call my littlest angel. This young man… Continue reading Keepers of the Garden, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Chocolate, Godiva and Crack for Dogs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Chocolate, Godiva and Crack for Dogs, By Beverly Hicks Burch I have a confession. I am not a chocoholic. I’m not a big sweet eater. If I do eat something sweet, I prefer something fruity, or a cup of yogurt. I am more of a crunchy, salty, savory type of gal. Give me hot popcorn… Continue reading Chocolate, Godiva and Crack for Dogs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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And then I had Chowder…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The day broke and I could see the aftermath of last night’s “winter weather event”. I was a little leery to peek out of my blinds this morning because I heard  sleet and freezing rain blowing up against my bedroom window all night into the wee hours of the morning…yes, we’re talking until about 4:30AM… Continue reading And then I had Chowder…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Heat Exhaustion, by Beverly Hicks Burch

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and in these days of triple digit heat AND heat index…who has the strength for even a hundred words? Heat Exhaustion…better known as the Dog Days of Summer… © 2010 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved.

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Some of the Results are in… by Beverly Hicks Burch

Some of the Results are in… By Beverly Hicks Burch I’ve shared a little with yall about the experience I’ve had with the recent and not so great tenant who lived in our house for six years. He moved out in January owing a substantial amount of rent and after we took possession of the… Continue reading Some of the Results are in… by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I’m So Cold and Momma is Sooo Warm, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I’m So Cold and Momma is Sooo Warm By Beverly Hicks Burch One trip to the very cold North (almost to the Canadian border) and one unsuspected snowy Alabama evening and morning equal one little Popsicle Schnauzer. Watson’s been trying to warm up all day especially every time he goes for a potty run outside.… Continue reading I’m So Cold and Momma is Sooo Warm, by Beverly Hicks Burch