Not quite two weeks ago, we welcomed a new resident to our Island of Misfit Toys. Joining Asta, Issy, and Mia and Sayuki, is Dani - a 40 pound, 2-year old beagle/dachshund mix. She is very timid. Not just timid, but painfully timid - timorous.  The staff at the animal refuge where we adopted … Continue reading Dani

Grey rain

Rain made the whole world a dreary blur, only shades of light and dark bled through the gloaming. The bridge was long and narrow, only wide enough for two cars. Either side of the span was a grey nothingness, behind me the sky fell to earth. Ahead was as uncertain, the greyness reaching out with … Continue reading Grey rain