Consider the Poppy

Apr 17, 2014 by

We were warned that our persistent drought was going to give us one of the worst wildflower blooms in years. But the little rain that...

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It’s a Small, Small Worl...

Apr 11, 2014 by

After a certain age, birthdays take on different meanings. I’ve reached the point where I pretty much have everything I want,...

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Terrier Felicitations

Apr 9, 2014 by

Yesterday the news broke that fashion designer, Tom Ford, and his longtime partner and former editor of Women’s Wear Daily,...

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Becoming a Runner

Mar 27, 2014 by

I was a runner once. In high school I was on the cross-country team. It wasn’t before Title IX, but it wasn’t too many...

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Moving My Heart from San Franc...

Mar 9, 2014 by

If it’s been a little quiet around here, it’s because there are some big changes going down. If you’ve been...

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Hi Ho Prius and Away

Jan 31, 2014 by

Is it strange that I tend to define the last ten or so years of my life by each Prius I was driving at the time? My first Prius...

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It’s The Terroir, Stupid...

Jan 3, 2014 by

Everyone has their hot buttons. The things that make them yell at the TV and throw things. For me, it’s people who pontificate...

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Guide

Nov 28, 2013 by

No, not that kind of stuffing! While the rest of you are gorging on turkey today, I’ll be picking at airline food. We’re...

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Terrier Management

Nov 18, 2013 by

Any one of my readers with terriers knows that the energy is endless. As in bouncing off the walls endless. But I’m here to...

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The AM Terrier Routine

Nov 15, 2013 by

Here’s the way it works every morning Chez Terrier: 1. Terriers wake up at 3AM to 4AM. 2. Get taken out for a wee. 3. Have...

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Talk to the Blog, People!

Nov 14, 2013 by

I’ve had this talk with you people before! What’s the big deal about leaving comments on the blog? Some of my most read...

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The Virtual Dogpark

Nov 13, 2013 by

Because Oscar and Lucy travel so much — and because they are thoroughly modern terriers — many of their buddies are...

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