Dachshund Chronicles: Chapter 9

Dachshund Chronicles - Roper Lee

Harley grabbed her messenger bag and hastily slung it over her shoulder. She glanced around the study making sure she had all she would need for the morning’s activities before switching out the lights and hurrying from the room. Mentally, she ticked off her schedule. “Council meeting, snack, nap, post-nap Continue Reading

The View From the Family Bed

Beard to Beard - Family Bed

The Family Bed Community is home to many Companions. By far, the most demanding and loudest member is this porky-mouthed beaver Bachmann. He is my most-trusted confidante, although I honestly don’t know why — he’s completely self-possessed.  I’ve found that I need to have more (and more intense) training sessions with Bachmann than Continue Reading

Beard to Beard: A Little Known Fact

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  Because today is St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it appropriate to provide for you, gentle readers, the real story of this great Irish hero. In the early fourth century, the island of Ireland was overrun with venomous, slithering, rude snakes. They terrorized the countryside – villagers and travelers lived Continue Reading

An Off Schedule PSA from Georgie

Irish Viking Dachshund with a beard

Today is that most sacred of days – St. Patrick’s Day. In honor of this auspicious occasion, I’d like to offer this very special Irish blessing. May those who love us love us. And those that don’t love us, May God turn their hearts. And if He doesn’t turn their Continue Reading

Dachshund Chronicles: Chapter 6

Dachshund Chronicles - Roper Lee

Harley swept into the kitchen of her Brownstone and plopped the restaurant carryout bags on the shiny marble counter. “Gordy, Prescott?!” she called out. “I’m back!” She was hungry enough that she came close to simply sticking her snout into the bags and inhaling the food. But she remembered that Continue Reading

Beard to Beard: Georgie Speaks

Beard to Beard - Georgie Speaks

Yesterday was my birthday.  I got some organic peanut butter biscuits that Mama Dog says I can only have one at a time, and “occasionally.”  What a crock.  They were a gift and I should be able to help myself whenever I want.   I thought I would also be getting a new Continue Reading

Dachshund Chronicles: Chapter 5

Dachshund Chronicles - Roper Lee

Harley was absorbed in her work a while later, when she heard the clatter of buffalo hooves on the floor of the upstairs mudroom. Gordy and Prescott had obviously returned from their morning walk. Hoping to catch them before they removed all their outdoor gear, she rushed to the intercom Continue Reading