On Keeping “Casheep” Safe

Written on September 30, 2009 – 5:32 am | by maxine |

  Sandi here – the herder of the family.  My border collie heritage comes through heavily in my personality and, as you might already know, border collies make excellent sheep dogs.  My golden retriever ancestry greatly influences me as well.  But, back to the herding of sheep.  Have you ever tried to herd a flock […]

Indoor/Outdoor Revisited

Written on September 23, 2009 – 5:28 am | by maxine |

Just over one year ago Princess and I (Gracie) came to live here in a small town, having moved from a country home where our caregiver, Tom, died in the spring of 2008. You might recall that some time back one of us told all about the dangers cats face when they are allowed to […]

New Beginnings

Written on September 9, 2009 – 5:00 am | by maxine |

‘Tis that time of year once again when the children are walking past our front window on their way to learn something at the school up the street.  In our household we are all “home educated” and our people sell curriculum and stuff to people who homeschool their children rather than send them to a […]

Thoughts on Family

Written on September 2, 2009 – 5:00 am | by maxine |

Being the oldest member of our livestock family, and one of the last felines to join the household, I thought it would be appropriate to share some thoughts about family. For my first fourteen or so years my family consisted of Tom, a kind elderly bachelor who couldn’t bear to turn away a cat, or […]