Unsolicited Advice

Christmas Village

Christmas Village
Christmas will never be the same, but it doesn’t have to be bad… As far back as I can remember Christmas was always a big deal. My mom loved the w...

Right Side Up

Right Side Up
This is a shout out to all of you that live with anxiety. Anxiety isn't my usual state of being, so when I do experience it, it can rock my world. ...

Float

Float
The biggest difference between Jeffrey and I became painfully obvious this last weekend. The following conversation took place as we were pulling i...

Convicted

Convicted
The word “convicted” has dual meanings. 1. The act or process of finding a person guilty of a crime especially in a court of law. or 2. A strong...

Spiritual Gifts

Spiritual Gifts
Sometimes, keeping up with L O N G bois and the House Hippos page can feel like another full-time job. Whether it’s uploading pics and videos, upda...

Reach

Our page does something really cool. Each month it gives me a synopsis of insights about how the page is “performing.” The one stat that continues ...

Three to Fifteen

Three to Fifteen
So, I’ve been begging Jeffrey to write a blog post for months. He finally did and I’m not even in it. But, I figure if I share it and you all see ...

Five Steps Forward

Five Steps Forward
Almost 5 years later and I’m on a 1st step again. We admitted we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable. How dif...

His Wife

His Wife
I know I post a lot about how grateful I am for Puppy Dahd. But it’s because, like the puppies, he is one of those rare-extra special-souls on Eart...

Apricot Scrub

Apricot Scrub
Have you ever had a memory so vivid that each time you’re reminded of it, it’s like you’re immediately transported back to that exact moment? Every...

The Perfect Shot

The Perfect Shot
This morning, I asked Jeffrey to vacuum when I was done sweeping. Jack, Sally, Kilo and Lotto were playing outside, so I let them in and took Kain ...

Attitude Of Gratitude

Attitude Of Gratitude
Last week Jeffrey had to leave town unexpectedly so I was stuck taking care of 6 dogs by myself. Now, that’s not to say I don’t love dogs, but 6 is...