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Sophie’s Training Day #6

Today was Sophie’s training day #6.  She really enjoys her iFetch toy.  Non-verbal communication was part of the training today.   All I did was point at the iFetch unit and she dropped the ball in.  Halfway through the training, Sophie decided to do things HER way.  She decided to jump up on the couch and play with the […]

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Sophie’s Fetch Toy

Today was Sophie’s fourth day of training with her iFetch toy.  She loves playing with her toy! I watched the training video on the iFetch website.  The trainer said, “Treat your dog with tasty treats that smell really good.  Don’t treat them with just dry milk bones.”  Sophie is motivated by treats.  I can generally get her […]

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On “The Roed” with my Jalapeno Jelly!

Today was one of those days that made my heart smile. The weather was beautiful today so Sophie and I hit the road.  We filled a cooler with my Jalapeno Jelly along with 3 cookbooks – “The Roed to Good Cooking” and, off we went to sale jalapeno jelly and cookbooks.  Everyone loved my delivery assistant Sophie!  I think she really helped […]

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At the Vet’s office with Sophie

Today was the day for Sophie’s follow-up appointment and suture removal.  When we arrived at the doctors office I said to her, “You are going to see Dr. Scott today.  He is going to take your sutures out and make sure you are doing ok.”  She gave me this look.  She always give me this look […]

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Sophie’s surgery ;o(

My Sophie was spayed today.  This morning we had a long chat about what was going to happen at Dr. Scott’s office.  She listened and then she gave me this look. I explained that I would have to leave her at the hospital for a few hours after her surgery.  I said, “Sophie you are going to […]

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Sophie’s New Bone

Today, I took Sophie to her favorite store – Petsmart.  I let her pick out the bone she wanted and look what she picked out……a bone half her size! Gotta love “the beagle” :o) In her little beagle mind she is a big dog lol….. Sophie’s first trip to Petsmart

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Memories light the corners of my mind………..

“Mem’ries, light the corners of my mind. Misty water-colored memories of the way we were.  Scattered pictures, of the smiles we left behind. Smiles we gave to one another – For the way we were…………..” Beautiful lyrics from “The Way We Were” by Barbara Streisand  These lyrics are so profound and so very true.  Our […]

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Sophie’s Stash

Today  I was working in my newly painted work area and heard a commotion behind me.  So I turned around and saw “the beagle” cleverly hiding her treats underneath my work bench. Gotta love “the beagle” lol……

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Painting with “the beagle”

Today was one of those “Grieving While LOL” days.  I decided to start a new project – painting my work area.  Sophie picked out the color and I really like it too.  I laid down my plastic drop cloth, put the ladder in place, got my paint brushes out and one paint roller now I’m […]

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Introducing Sophie Lynn Roed

Jerry bugged me to no end last year about getting another puppy.  I thought, “Why would I want another puppy?”  That would mean going through the potty training, shoe chewing, and the other training all over AGAIN.  Not to mention getting up at all hours of the night with a new puppy UGH!!!! Well Jerry won that debate and we […]

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