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An Impromptu Road Trip with 4 Kids and 2 Dogs. What Could Go Wrong?

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I can’t recall a family vacation we’ve taken where someone has puked. Maybe that’s our thing. We’re the family who pukes while traveling. Aren’t you jealous that you’re not us? Last weekend was Mother’s Day. My husband had asked a few times in the week leading up to it what …

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One Reason To Wear Pants

Anna and her dogs

At 2:30 this morning Spider, our liver and white Springer Spaniel, woke me up to say that he needed to go out. I attempted to ignore him and hoped that my husband would wake up and take care of it. I knew quite well that my husband was not going to wake up and it was clear that Spider …

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My Dog, Spider

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Thirteen years ago last month, I adopted a “used” liver and white springer spaniel from the PetSmart  next to the Costco here in town.  When I adopted him, his name was Andy but I quickly changed it to Spider, as a tribute to my alma mater, the University of Richmond Spiders.  The PetSmart from …

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