Several years ago, Opal my beloved neighbor gave me a Japanese Maple tree. I accepted it on one condition—that she would help me plant it. She did; and so far, it has grown to be about eight feet tall. I could not resist taking photos in front of it this year.
Cocoa shows off her new sweatshirt that she got at Harpo and Mimi's, a special pet boutique. Thanks to Dog School 101, she learned to wear doggie clothes. Actually, this is a good thing, especially when she goes to nursing homes as a Delta Society dog. It demonstrates that she has tolerance and won't freak [...]