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Puppy Love

Some of you will understand this and some of you won’t. But I am totally and completely in love with my dog. Nina, my Norwegian Elkhound, is the love of my life. This truth can be attributed to two things: (1) my never-ending affection and sensitivity for animals and (2) the fact that I don’t have children. Nina is my kid … my canine kid. I spend more time with her than any other living creature on the planet, her personality is as complex as any human’s and when she’s hurt, my heart breaks. And since she had a medical procedure at the vet today that left her drugged, in pain and wearing one of those shameful cones, I thought it time that I dedicate an article to her. All other posts can wait.

I love you Nina!

- Nina Feeling Poorly -


My poor, doped-up baby wearing the bonnet of shame.

- Nina the Pup -

baby nina

Sooooo cute!

- Nina at Work -


Helping select fabric samples at Huntley & Co.

- Nina at Play -


In the grass


… and in the snow.

- Nina at Rest -


At the foot of my desk snuggling with her bear and bone.


On the bed …and under it.


Cooling her belly at the A/C vent.

- Nina & Her Momma -


In good times and in bad.

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To the dog days of summer and all our beloved animal companions.

Tricia & Nina xoxo