The Fourth Family Member

April 27, 2014

On Friday night I complained on social media that Foster, our dog, had jumped up on the counter and stolen a piece of broccoli as I was chopping broccoli.  He’s a pain in the ass, my dog.  He barks constantly, he grabs food from Michael’s chair, as he is dropping it, and is the most […]

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My Child Is Now Published

June 1, 2011

I present to you Michael’s novel, “My Dog, Foster.” Why is it a novel you ask?  Because why yes, we do have a dog named Foster.  It is a novel because of this page. Michael was not born when we got Foster.  And we didn’t get Foster from a pet store, we adopted Foster from […]

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Dogwalkergate

November 19, 2008

I had the carpets steam cleaned yesterday. It's a once a year occurrence, always the week before Thanksgiving. With a dog and a small child and especially with potty training, well, it just had to happen. It's a company that I always use and trust immensely. They are the same company that we used after […]

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Foster

March 7, 2008

Mayberry asks, tell us about Foster and what are his "issues"? Oh, wow, did you open up a can of worms. But first, aren't they cute? Foster was adopted from an abused dog rescue the day we got back from our honeymoon. He has issues, lots of issues. When we first got him he would […]

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And we’ve come to the end of the road

April 3, 2007

This is it, the last of the questions. I think I have answered them all. If I missed one, or you thought of a question I haven't answered, leave a comment. Jenn asks "when did you get Foster and how does he get along with Michael?" We got Foster the day we got back from […]

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Foster the dog

December 1, 2006

Foster was adopted from an abused dog rescue the day we got back from our honeymoon. He has issues, lots of issues. When we first got him he would sit in the corner and shake. He tore apart our house. He has seen a dog behaviorist (yes, that's a dog shrink), 3 times. He's been […]

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