Bergie and her Brussels Sprout

(If you are a children’s book author looking for your next big idea, this post is my gift to you…) After seven months of searching, we FINALLY discovered Bergie’s treat of choice.  Brussels Sprouts. I couldn’t make this up if I tried. Back when Bergie first came home with us, our trainer told us to […]

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Get YOUR piece of the Bergie experience!

I’m starting a new business. THIS DOG sheds. Every other day I vacuum up the equivalent of a chubby maltese. Today as I hunted and gathered handful after handful of abandoned fur, I thought of all my friends who would just love to have a dog, but can’t. Then I had an Oprah-esque, a-hah! moment […]

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Your Daily Bergie

Someone on Twitter announced that today is National Dog Day! I came right over here to celebrate with a post. I believe EVERY day is National Dog Day, so it’s a delight to have the rest of the world (or even just one guy on Twitter) ascribe to my perspective. I scrolled through the dozens of […]

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THIS DOG…Not the Biggest Loser

Today was Bergie’s BIG day at the vet: her second weigh-in since she joined our family. As you may recall, she’s been on a slim-down regimen for the past three months, and we’ve noticed a small but exciting difference as her hip bones emerged from the flab. She’s still a full-figured pup, but we’ve been […]

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Bergie Sees The World

THIS DOG got loose yesterday. A man with a dump truck pulled into our driveway to deliver mulch. The truck made a loud jump forward that freaked us both out. But while I stood my ground, Bergie had the smarter, more honest reaction to having an enormous  piece of machinery lurch toward you: She slipped […]

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The Weekend (Featuring: SUN!)

What a weekend! Summer is finally here in New England. Last week was freezing cold and rainy, so I CANNOT DESCRIBE my delight in waking up to two sunny days this weekend. Honestly…there was GLEE! And the sunshine was just the beginning. Here are some other highlights: – I painted the dining room blue and […]

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THIS DOG and the Fountain of Youth

THIS DOG has outgrown her harness.  She is slimming down and bulking up at the same time. It’s bizarre. She was a giant sausage link when we got her, so we’ve been diligently working to help her get svelte and sleek (and healthy) in time for beach season. We do 4-5 walks a day. Sometimes […]

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