A Dog Life Remembered: Lillie Beatrice Spilman

It was a beautiful, quiet Midwestern spring afternoon. The windows were open and the intoxicating scent of lilacs filled the house. I sat down with a turkey sandwich, tall glass of blackberry iced tea and the weekly small town newspaper. As I settled in, Dogzilla jumped on the table out of nowhere, like in a … Continue reading

A Golden Christmas Starring Ruffmary Clooney

I can’t believe I’m admitting this, but I drove all over town shopping for a holiday dress for my daughter that matches the dog’s Christmas dress. Yes, you read that right – to match the dog’s dress. While dressing up a pet for the holidays might seem a little obsessive, there’s just something about a … Continue reading