Category Archives: Cyrus

A Fresh Start

So you may have noticed I haven’t posted anything for more than a year… I swear I have a totally valid excuse: I got divorced! Last year my life was turned up-side-down in ways I never could have imagined, and … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Maimed Critter…

So I’d say my dogs are cold-blooded murderers, but if my years as a crime-drama aficionado have taught me anything, it’s that if there’s no body, it’s not murder. Let me catch you up: First, let’s go back a few … Continue reading

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Dog Daycare & Boarding: A Love/Hate Relationship

You may have noticed I haven’t posted in a few weeks… Sorry about that! Between driving back to Kansas City for work, driving to Chicago for a wedding, and finally driving to Kansas City then flying to Dallas for another … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of King Cyrus, Part 2: What Have We Done?

If you haven’t read part one of Cyrus’s adoption story, you can get caught up here! We picked Cyrus up from the shelter on a Thursday afternoon. He had been neutered that day, and weighing in at a whopping 98 … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of King Cyrus, Part 1

When Chris and I started dating, I lived in a 510 sq. ft. apartment that didn’t allow pets. When we began talking about moving in together I knew one thing for sure: the apartment we chose HAD to be pet … Continue reading

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