Friday, April 18, 2014

From the Farm Blog Hop and Happy Easter





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Happy Easter Weekend everyone!! We are hosting Easter dinner on Sunday so I have been busy with preparations. I hope you have a blessed weekend and there is no SNOW for your Easter.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

So Long Sandy Dog

It has been a very rough four weeks. Our eleven year old dog Sandy had become ill, and I mean very ill, and no matter what we tried or the vet tried, it never relieved her issues. So last night, I had to take the old girl down and have her put to sleep. I am exhausted from cleaning up after her, being woke up several times a night cause she had to get out, and general worry about what the answer was for her.



Yesterday, when the vet suggested euthanization, I knew it was time. Time to let go. So she is gone and we are all a little sad. Thankfully Q took it well with the promise of another dog someday. The tears did not last too long. Today we have had lots of lying around and a big breakfast of French toast to lick our wounds, it seemed oddly quiet. The tension of the sick dog was gone.

I explained in this post what a handful this dog had been but she was a faithful guard dog and in the last year, my youngest's constant companion. I was so dreading that loss for her. I hope it will not be too big a loss. Instead of siblings, she always had her dog at her side willing to run around as long as needed. So long Sandy girl.

Friday, April 4, 2014

From the Farm Blog Hop




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It's another happy Friday and we are all together again, sharing and chattering about our favorite things!
We have a long weekend of gardening and some home repairs planned. So while we're working, I hope you have a good weekend.

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