In spite of the status of the pandemic, we look forward to this new year, and, with camera in tow, anticipate the warm welcome of numerous adventures. October – Joshua Tree November – Buddy December – Christmas in Conway
“All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.”― Charles M. Schulz
There are some constants in this upside down state of being known as 2020. Perhaps some of the most vital fall into the pet category. In fact, in spite of plummeting sales in many sectors, the percentage of pet adoptions has actually increased since the onset of the Stay at Home Orders that many of … More Pets
A haiku is a Japanese form of poetry. It’s a fun and simple way to play with words. The haiku typically does not rhyme and consists of three lines, with the first line containing five syllables, the second, seven, and the third line, five. I decided to give haiku writing a try, but, of course, … More Happy Haiku Poetry Day!
We love dogs! I guess the word got out. We had the pleasure of petting, holding, loving on, and capturing numerous fur babies during Christmas in the Alley! Some were surprised at how focused their normally feisty, fidgety canines became upon entering The Alley! I don’t normally play favorites, but Gunner came to The Alley … More Dogs in the Alley
From a distance, over the lush, knobby hillside near the North Point Lighthouse, they came into view: an elderly gentleman and his gorgeous white lab. Genuinely touched by his unhurried gait and the calm, gentle mannerisms towards his canine, I just had to take a chance. “That man looks really cool. We need to take … More Bill and Rosie
“Can we bring our pets?” Of course, because there are No Rules in the Alley! So we have had the pleasure of meeting some of the most wonderful four legged residents in the River Valley! Some come in the larger variety…. ..while others are a bit more petite! Dave even decided to join in on … More Alley Pets
At this point in our lives, in the Jones house, the dogs outnumber the humans three to two. These canines are like family, so when Dave gave me this pleading look… …I just had to agree to take time to celebrate one of the most important things in his life: the dog biscuit! Not only … More Happy National Dog Biscuit Day!
As I have said before, our beloved dogs are always fodder for a spur-of-the-moment photo session. Ruby is forever weary of the big, shiny metal contraption that “Dad” carries around. At times, Buddy gets aggravated at all the clicking, snapping, and lights flashing….. ..but because he loves Kurt more than any other human, he always … More Photographing Has Gone to the Dogs!