Camp-Run-A-Pups 1st Christmas Card. Milo, the deer hound was our Christmas tree; surrounded by pupckages. Every year I design and produce our Camp Christmas card. I start out picturing a Norman Rockwell moment as my family and our good friend, the photographer, execute my Christmas card plan to perfection. My hopes are dashed when I … Continue reading Camp Run-A-Pup~Christmas Card Design
I admit it; I feel a little bad. I hope you will forgive me. I know you count on Cole and me to amaze and entertain you. We try never to let you down. Cole, of course, is not at fault; he was full of reasons why blowing up a turkey in a deep fryer … Continue reading Turkeys, Bouncing cranberries, Freezing beer
Nothing but a Deer Hound. Susie teaches Milo the meaning of “She Conquers Who Endures”. ~Persius Camp Run-A-Pup, Thanksgiving 2010
Thankful for Traditions! Joe and Cole used to prepare the Thanksgiving meal every year. Cole started learning to stuff a turkey when he was three, while being tutored in the finer points of gravy making. I was in charge of setting the table, making sure we had a dish with a lid for each dish, … Continue reading Thankful for Traditions
I saw a wild turkey in my yard!!! Is this Odd or what....!! Don't Be A Turkey! These Turkeys live in India! I live in Chicago! BUT I DID SEE THIS TURKEY IN MY YARD! GOBBLE! GOBBLE!
Happy 9oth Birthday~ Grandmother Fern!! Thank you to everyone who was a part of our birthday card celebration! OX Blow your Happy Birthday Wishes to Grandmother Fern, in the comment section of Odd! Glad you were in my Odd neighborhood. Feel free to drop by any time. Odd Loves Company and odd loves you and you … Continue reading Happy 90th Birthday~Grandmother Fern!!
On November 20, 2010, my friend Cheryl died of cancer. Cheryl knew everyone. EVERYONE. We would stand in line at a movie theater, and she would immediately start talking to the person behind or in front of us. Within 5 minutes, Cheryl would have connected the person in line with someone else that they both … Continue reading Cheryl Knew Everyone!
This Fall, the Doberman Pinscher Club of America held its 85th National Dog Show and Convention. Over two hundred Dobermans and their owners fired up their motor homes, took off in their vans, braved the friendly skies and followed the yellow brick road to the Capital Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Topeka, Kansas. I … Continue reading Trinket~Doberman National Dog Show
Father like Son. Cole is so much like his dad it takes my breath away. Big: Cole moves in a big way. I often have to remind him not to “move his mother” out of his way. It is not nice. Joe use to say,“Move.” I taught him to say, “Please move.” With each generation … Continue reading Like Father Like Son
Camp Run-A-Pup is the name of the business I started about 8 years ago. I take care of other people’s pets while they travel. I am a Professional Pet Spoiler On countless occasions, I have been asked to share tales from Camp—my usual policy is what happens at camp, stays at camp, but in the … Continue reading Thanksgiving: Camp-Run-A-Pup Tales