Author Archives: Sassybear

Home is where the Heart is

I have always wanted to be a househusband. From my youngest days, before I understood anything about sexual orientation, gender roles, or careers, I strongly identified with my Mom’s efforts to keep house: she cleaned, she cooked, she re-arranged furniture … Continue reading

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Car Buddy

Look who followed me home today. I couldn’t help wondering what people at my workplace thought as I walked through my building carrying this little guy under one arm.  Its moments like this when its obvious that I’m just a … Continue reading

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Work Perk

I got a surprise gift from a co-worker today: He found it at a thrift shop this weekend and haggled them down from $3.99 to $1.99. The funny part: he said he thought it looked like me, which is ridiculous. … Continue reading

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Say what?

That’s my struggle and has been for some time: wanting very much to write regular, interesting blog posts but I just can’t seem to do much more than post my itinerary lately. I made it through another dreadful week at … Continue reading

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My Dogs Keep Me Fat

In an effort to get healthier, Jeffrey and I are, once again, trying to eat better and exercise every day. The food is the easy part, the exercise not so much. Because dogs. The dogs spend the day in our … Continue reading

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Let the week begin

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Giraffe Attack

I set out this weekend to locate a comfy chair for our bedroom to put in the corner that used to be occupied by the dogs’ crates before we stopped crating them during the day. While I found no chair, … Continue reading

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“If you loved me…”

The statement in my blog post title can be completed in so many different ways, and it has been, by so many different people – in songs, stories, poems, books, cinema. Love is freely (and perhaps over) used to express … Continue reading

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Happy Adoption Day, Rita Mae!

6 Years ago today, the only girl I’ve ever loved, Rita Mae, came into our lives. This was the original add we saw on line announcing she was available for adoption. (They named her “Issy” for the posting) (I didn’t … Continue reading

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Noises off

The innocent looking princess above got me up at 4:30am when it started to thunder and downpour, two things that send Rita Mae into a pseudo-panic attack. First the intense shaking starts. Then, the loud panting. Finally, the inability to … Continue reading

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