Doak

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and now we need a great dane.

My friend, Katie, snapped this photo of C and Cooper the Blue Great Dane of My Dreams at last night’s Yappy Hour; mostly for photographic evidence of the significant size difference of their craniums. If there was a competition for giantest of heads, Coop would take the trophy and all the…
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a cute doodle gif to start the week

Brace yourselves, I’ve figured out how to make animated gifs in Photoshop. As if I needed any more motivation to cover this blog in photos of Doak. ETA: Here’s a helpful tutorial if you want to make some gifs yourself! It covers several versions of Photoshop.
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tied up in knots

Some Doodle has an appointment at the salon tomorrow. We always like to snap a photo or two of him in all his shaggy glory for posterity before the annual summer shave-down. Come Wednesday, he’ll look like a new man. I’ve been on the fence about this tied shirt business…
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the start of something new!

Fall seems like a great time to turn over a new leaf, don’t you think? Let’s hope so… ’cause today’s the first official day of my new budget experiment! Here’s the 411: I’m a long time over-shopper in desperate need of a detox. For the next four months, I’m holding…
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puppy fever

One of our employees adopted a puppy from the Humane Society late last week, and brought him by the shop to finish out the work day. His name is Otto, and he’s the sweetest little 14-week lab mix you ever did see. I proceeded to fill a memory card with…
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the countdown is on…

… to our big move! We have just about a week left in our current shop. {Can someone puhlease tell me where June went?!} They’re moving our walk-in flower cooler next Saturday afternoon, which is the last major piece of the transition. We’ll spend the next seven days packing boxes,…
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the crash and burn.

You know how sometimes, despite your best efforts to cultivate balance and harmony and structure and rainbows in your day-to-day, life hits you with an unexpected fast-pitch series of hard balls and you hit the wall? Well, I smacked into it late last week — violently and face-first — and…
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canine therapy

{I live for puppy yawns.} Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friend had it all wrong. Her dog totally is. Chad snapped these shots of Doak and me last night when I got home from work. I was in a foul mood all day. Cantankerous. A grumpalous, as my…