Category Archives: dog

23

Today marks 23 months on the wait list. [Source] Let’s revisit the listĀ of things I wanted to do before receiving a referral (posted 3 months ago): Research international adoption clinics so we have someone ready to review medical information in … Continue reading

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beatrice beagle

Meet the newest member of our family! Beatrice is a sweet 3- or 4-year-old beagle girl. Upon her homecoming Friday evening, she spent about two hours sniffing out every nook and cranny of our house and yard, but after that, … Continue reading

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twenty

Today marks 20 months on the wait list. There was a time when we never thought we’d see this day, but it’s okay. We’re still here, waiting, and it is what it is. A few referrals went out this past … Continue reading

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mama’s boy

A week ago today, we said goodbye to our Rocky Beagle. Although I’ve been wanting to write about Rocky and the grief we are experiencing, it has taken me the week to be able to actually sit down and do … Continue reading

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wordless wednesday: nap time

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catching up

I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging lately, so I’m taking the first steps today to get back into the groove. It has been about two months since I’ve really blogged, so I figure I should note what has happened … Continue reading

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my first baby

Today is Rocky’s tenth birthday! Now, we don’t actually know the day that Rocky was born, since we adopted him through the Maryland SPCA. He was estimated to be about a year and a half old when we adopted him … Continue reading

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