Monthly Archives: June 2013

How to Train Your Dog with Spray Bottles and Balloons. The Katie Chronicles Part Two

You’re not gonna believe it, but I kept my word from last week’s post. I called Tammy, the dog trainer. (Impressed, aren’t you!) Not only did I call her, but I scheduled an appointment and later resisted the temptation to … Continue reading

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How to Train your Dog….or Outwit your Local Librarian

I’ve seriously got to do something about my dog. While invisible fences, real fences and chains are usually effective in keeping other canines contained, Katie seems to need something more akin to a cell at Alcatraz. After investing the equivalent … Continue reading

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Day Two: How to Have Fun in Orlando…Or At Least Not Die of Embarrassment

It’s Day Two of Fun Quest 2013. (I typed that first sentence yesterday morning on the way to Typhoon Lagoon water park. It’s now Day Three. We’re driving home, but for the sake of continuity, we’re going to pretend it’s … Continue reading

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How to Have Fun in Orlando: Vol 1, Issue 1

It’s 6:26 AM on Saturday morning. The car is packed to the gills. (Where did that saying come from? Was there some time in history that fish were used in transport?) I’m already digressing and it’s still the first paragraph. … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Grass Mowing for Him

(I haven’t written in a long time. Seem to have lost my “voice.” This is my first attempt back at the keyboard. Don’t judge.) When my husband is bothered by something, he mows the grass. Even when there’s really nothing … Continue reading

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