Oscar goes to the country….

If you’ve read some of my other blog posts, you may know that our family also includes a miniature dachshund (or wiener dog…or sausage dog…or whatever you like to call the strange looking breed with the ridiculously long bodies, the abnormally short legs, and the sharp eyes that could spot a cheeseburger from ten miles away). Just…

The morning I became the weirdo on the street…

Oscar has been sick recently. And I mean really sick. In the nearly ten years that he’s been on this planet, he’s been in pretty good health….other than the one time he caught kennel cough while we were away on holiday, he’s never really had any health issues. We’ve been really fortunate. To be honest, if he…

Sometimes I need to duct tape my mouth….

Many years ago, long before we had popped out any kids or had any real understanding of what having a child actually entails, I said something stupid. Something exceptionally stupid. Something so stupid that I now cringe with embarrassment when I think about it. When we brought home our dog, Oscar, he was incredibly tiny…