Tag Archives: compound life

just a note

Just a note to say that I made a short film about RPM’s transport day for people who can’t be there, and to give a visual about part of what we do. Here is the video. And here is the … Continue reading

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keep on moving

Saw an opossum in a bush. He was all, “There’s nothing to see here. That’s it. Show’s over. Keep moving. Keep moving!” But I took his picture anyway.

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trash

One of my favorite ways to volunteer for RPM is to remove dogs from BARC and take them to boarding or, as I did today, to Winrock Animal Clinic for vet care. If you’re a member of a rescue organization … Continue reading

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tuesdays with pixie

Pixie wants to stay in bed a little while longer, and I’m inclined to agree. What a smart dog.

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reach the beach

Sometime in 2011 spending the day in Galveston and the night in a hotel on the beach became my favorite way to put my life on pause and recharge my psyche. Lately I’ve been feeling extremely tense and tired, and … Continue reading

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tuesdays with pixie

Whatever you do, don’t sit on the throw pillow with the glowing eyes. Thank you!

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irresistible force

Hanley is done with dance classes for the summer. I thought she was finished after her recital, but there were still two more classes afterward, for some unknown reason. Most of the parents ditched the final two classes, but I … Continue reading

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tuesdays with pixie

The Saints and Sinners Literary Festival was last weekend, which meant I was in New Orleans from last Thursday until Monday afternoon. Prior to that I was taking care of somebody’s home and dog for three days, which meant I’d … Continue reading

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tuesdays with pixie

I’ve been seeing a lot of mistreated animals lately, which compelled me to gather my pups for a hug and to tell them how much I love them.

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tiny dancer

About a month ago Hanley had an “off” day in ballet class. Which isn’t to say she had a day off from ballet class. She was physically there, but something in her brain was saying, Screw this. We’ve all been … Continue reading

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