Chutney the somewhat magnificent


I have a little puppy Who goes in and out with me And everywhere that I go, That's where he wants to be. He takes me out on walkies through sun and snow and rain And just when we get back He wants to go again. I love my little doggums Though he can be…

Just hold it in! Or, why Halifax is just that little bit off perfect…


I just do not get people who don't like dogs. I understand not wanting to share your home with them, and I hate barking, too, as Chutney well knows, but other than that, what's not to like? And yet - it took me hours of searching to find an apartment that would let my wee…

Migods, it’s cold out there!


It is COLD outside.  The kind of cold that tastes like you have an icicle between your teeth and are breathing through it.  The kind of cold that dries your eyeballs when the wind blows ("it's a DRY cold"), chaps your cheeks, makes you wish you'd brought that scarf, too, to wrap around any remaining…