Woof! Those Look Good!

February 9, 2007


A sampling of the treats at Barkley Square. I know they look tasty, but just keep telling yourself: these are DOG biscuits…DOG biscuits.


Barkley Square

February 8, 2007


Barkley Square is a popular pet shop in Old Town. They specialize in dog cookies and other tasty treats for Fido.

Beware of — What??

February 7, 2007


Alexandria is fascinated with all things French. We have Le Gaulois Restaurant, La Cuisine kitchen accoutrements, Traditions de France fine home furnishings, and that’s only for starters.

This plaque on a residence in Old Town is another example of Alexandria’s flirtation with French and is a fun twist on the usual Beware of Dog signs. In French, this means “nice dog.”

Rescue Me

February 5, 2007


In August I posted a photo of a Cat Finder sticker I saw on a door in Old Town. Since then, I’ve seen quite a few more for both dogs and cats. What a great idea.

Santa, I’ve Been a Good Dog

December 24, 2006


It never fails to delight me when I discover yet more evidence of how dog crazy people in this town are.

No snow in sight, so no white Christmas for Alexandria this year. We’ve been having unseasonably warm weather for the past several weeks. I’ve had my heat on only two days since November.

Daily Photo Theme Day

December 1, 2006

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“You are getting sleeeepy…so sleeepy. You are now
under my spell. Now carry me the rest of the way!”

This month’s theme is — well, no one really knows what to call it. It just involves taking only a partial picture of a person.

Badly Dressed Bassets

October 27, 2006


The final Yappy Hour of the year was last night. It was supposed to be a Halloween party for the tail waggers, including a costume contest. What a disappointment. Not only did hardly anyone show up because it was cold, but the “best,” and practically only, doggie costumes in the place were on these three Basset Hounds. Not very exciting, but they were cute anyway.