Tag Archives: Ruby

Ruby’s Big Adventure

It started innocently enough. Ruby had finished her dinner on Friday and was pacing around as she often does when she needs to go out. Ruby, for those who don’t know, is our 15+-year-old Westie. A sweet girl who has … Continue reading

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Check It Out …

Got a pet?  Looking for a vet? Here’s the clinic that Ruby recommends … Suncook River Vet. Asked about her recent visit there, she said, “It wasn’t so bad.” Unusually taciturn for Ruby, I admit. Most likely that’s because she … Continue reading

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End of an Era

No, I am not taking about the Phillies, who last night lost their bid to go to a third straight World Series. Not by a mile … I am talking about Willie, our sweet black lab, who died last Sunday … Continue reading

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RIP Alex

It’s time for an animal update from Canterbury.  Yesterday we said good-bye to Alex, our beloved 14-year old sheep.  (Pokey and Scout, the “babies” are still alive and well, although missing their companion.) Alex died peacefully and was buried near … Continue reading

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Canterbury Bird Visitation Presages All Avian Superbowl

It’s gotta be Ravens-Eagles – obviously.  The universe has spoken! Yesterday the dogs brought home a big, wild turkey carcass.  Willie did the heavy lifting, I’m sure – and Ruby probably took over once he had it out of the … Continue reading

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So Saturday

Saturday morning … and please remind me to not eat handfuls of chocolate-covered cherries while Watching Rachel Maddow … and before going to bed!  And I don’t mean the sweet syrupy kind – but nice tart ones – delicious, for … Continue reading

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What to Blog About, Lil's Return, Ruby's Morning, etc.

In a moment or two, I’ll be taking our Westie Ruby to the vets to have the plaque and tartar scraped off of her teeth.  She’s had a miserable and confusing morning, as she wasn’t allowed to go “do her … Continue reading

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Bad Title, But Lots of Thursday Stuff

First off, get well wishes to HollyCornblog who is recovering from a bad ankle sprain sustained in a nasty fall at work.  Keep it iced and raised … and, as we like to say to Willie (and to Ruby – … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

After a great weekend of snowshoeing, basketball games, catching up on college news, etc. it’s now time to clean the house, and otherwise get up and running for the week.  It’s a foggy, grey day here in NH – would … Continue reading

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