Three years ago, when the neighbors put in their pool, something went awry with my yard; all the grass eventually died. After several attempts to spot treat, I went ahead and had the whole thing re-sodded in March. Finally, it’s coming back into its own.
I’m also happy with what’s going on in the front.
I stripped the deck, got a new rug, and fixed the outdoor lights. Now if I could only get rid of the mosquitos.
Mabel and Fannie are quite happy with their resurrected yard.
I’ve been following the story of Molly, who was rescued by the South Texas Aussie Rescue (STAR). Molly had been left outside by her former owners for god knows how long. When she was saved by STAR, her hair was so matted, she had to be shaved. She had been so neglected, she’d developed heartworms. And the only reason her former owners had essentially dumped her was because she had a small problem with incontinence which has been completely fixed by a small daily pill.
Miraculously, Molly survived the heartworm treatment and is on her way to a full recovery. Last week, Molly was adopted from STAR and is living with a family that will make sure she has the best life possible. So bravo, Molly and her family! And to her former owner, there’s a special place waiting for you in hell, buddy.
Molly, A beautiful Aussie rescued by South Texas Aussie Rescue
This is my friend, Willow. I’ve posted about her before. She’s my drinking buddy at the Draught House.
Willow by the fire – Christmas 2017
I stayed with her on Halloween while her human companion, my friend Jason, was out of town for a hearing. We had a great time handing out candy to the little kids and then just chilling to some Debussy.
Ghosts and ghouls chased away, Willow and I listening to Pelleas et Melisande
I love watching her when her Pop is out of town with a trial or hearing. We had a great time at Town Lake in July. It was hotter’n hell, but she was a super trooper.
Willow and me at Town Lake – July 2017
Post Town Lake – Pooped but a happy camper
Sometimes on Friday evenings, after particularly long weeks, Willow, Jason, and I hang out on his back porch with some great fortifying wine and bemoan how bad our jobs are sometimes. Willow gets tons of scratches, and the week seems to end on a high note.
Willow on the Porch, waiting for scratches
Willow is a great car dog. Her grandfolks live in Houston and sometimes she travels with them for visits.
Willow, ready to get the show on the road
All fastened in, keeping Grandpop company
We found out last week that she is very sick. I’m heart-broken; my friend Jason is bereft. We’re going to make her remaining days comfortable and happy. A sweet, sweet soul.