Category Archives: Zip


Re-defining dull moment

It’s a known fact that neither Karen nor I have ever had a puppy. We have always loved our more “lifestyle” dogs. You know, the couch potatoes. When we got the call that the little […]

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When we grow up

Ever so slowly we are letting the puppies play with the other dogs. Zippy is incredibly gentle with them, but I still remain the nervous nelly and probably overly cautious. We took the puppies out […]

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The comfort of siblings

I have always thought that having litter mates was magical. There is a special connection that litter mates have, unlike any other. Jillian and Slinky have been together since the beginning. They raced together and […]

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What on earth have we been up to?

In February we thought we might like to sell the house and the acre. After looking around, we quickly realized that what we wanted just didn’t exist, so, we went to work updating our house. […]

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Oh woe are we

This is what I get when Karen travels for work. They hate it. Life is boring.

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Brotherly love

Just wishing all of the moms out there a Happy Mother’s Day. Doesn’t really matter if they have two feet or four paws, as long as there is love, there is a reason to celebrate.

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Zip in black and white

I’m taking an eight-week portrait class. As part of the class, each week we study one photographer, study their lighting and then use that to inspire us to create a portrait. Most of the work […]

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Sunday night blues

I can’t believe the weekend is over. That has to be the fastest weekend ever. It seems like we were on the run the entire time and now, it’s Sunday night. Oh woe are we.

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The view from my desk

When I sit at my desk I am always surrounded by the doggies. They contort themselves into the oddest positions. This was last night. Earlier this week when Karen was in Costco they had new […]

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Celebrating Earth Day

The flowers are gone from the ancient plum tree and now it is creating the fruit that tastes so delightful. We love our greyhound gardens.

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