Expecting fish, but turtles show up

Expecting fish, but turtles show up

Turtle sunning itself out by our pond. We seem to have our own private “Turtletopia”. Our pond is swarming with a variety of turtles. I love watching them and trying to discover more about them. Up to now, I’ve only rarely seen one outside a pet shop...
Meet my staff

Meet my staff

My efforts here are largely an outlet for my own busy imagination.  My husband Mark chips in for some parts of it and my children lend a hand here and there but mostly it’s just me and a houseful of pets who hang around to provide inspiration. Meet Sophie,...
A Harmonious Relationship

A Harmonious Relationship

I get a huge kick out of the quirky behavior of my dog Lucky and her sidekick Ramses.  Both pets are hard luck stories.  Lucky, came to us many years ago. Found abandoned in the woods, emaciated and suffering from a wicked case of mange.  We thought she had no hope...

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