Tag Archives: Akita

TV Dinner

In a past post, I talked about how Toki loves to sit at a certain window of our house and watch the activity below.  We jokingly call that her “Dog TV”.  She especially likes to watch “cartoons” on weekend mornings … Continue reading

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Guess what I did on my spring break . . .

Hi readers and friends!  I’m back from my wordpress break, and feeling digitally refreshed! Over Memorial Day weekend, we went back to the family homestead, and I tromped around the woods with Twiggy.  Then Josh and I took a bourbon-tasting … Continue reading

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Twiggy is a . . .

Twiggy, Toki’s country cousin, recently took one of those newfangled DNA tests. We always thought she was an Akita mix, so we were very curious to see the results. Drumroll please . . . ! Yes, Twiggy is an Akita … Continue reading

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Discovering the Shikoku Ken

One of the best aspects of the America’s Family Pet Expo was the opportunity to get acquainted with a wide variety of interesting breeds.  You may not know this about me, but I’m a huge fan of spitz dogs – … Continue reading

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Country Cousin

I’m in Ohio this week, hanging out with Toki’s country cousin, Miss Twiggy (not to be confused with miss Piggy)! There are always two versions of her — the winter furball, and the slim summertime pup.  She always looks twice … Continue reading

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More Fall Pictures

I just couldn’t help it, Twiggy is too cute.  Here are more fall pictures of Twiggy with her enormously thick winter coat. She enjoyed posing for pictures with her squirrel friend.

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Crisp Weather, Crisp Leaves

Living in southern California, I miss the little rituals that accompany fall, like raking leaves, digging out the warm sweaters, and lighting fires.  Hot cocoa just doesn’t taste as good in balmy 65 degree weather.  So if you live in … Continue reading

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