Signs of the times 3

The British are a nation famous (in our own heads) for being animal lovers. Sometimes this fails us when animals are in competition, as with this touching warning sign, pointing out the dangers of sheep worrying. It reminds me of that question asked by a precocious child on Outnumbered: Who …

At Least It’s Not A Horse!

My beautiful daughter owns two horses: Buddy + Bandit.  Both horses were given to her and therein lies the rub.  Everything to do with horses is expensive, and just because you get one for free doesn’t mean things will be cheap.  At the low-end you’re talking about $500 a month …

Kiko The Wonder Dog

After twenty years of marriage, and seventeen of those with kids, we have finally broken down and bought a dog for our fifteen year old daughter. Her name is Kiko and we adopted her from the Austin Animal Shelter. She is seventeen months old, a cross between a Border Collie, …