Entries from the ‘Favorite Things’ Category

Is it Wood or Faux Bois?

Is it Wood or Faux Bois?

Posted by F&S

Before our recent surgeries, we Frenchies, decided to pay a visit to the patio behind the Summer House where there is a very lovely bench to sit on.  Looking around, we noticed some odd pieces of, what looked like wood, resting on the patio.  We got to wondering what we had found.

A Lesson in Azaleas

A Lesson in Azaleas

Posted by F&S

After helping Wilmer with the cat’s cradles for peonies, we Frenchies, headed to a far corner of the farm, where Martha has planted some beautiful flowering shrubs.  At first, we weren’t quite sure what they were, but with a little investigation, we had it all figured out.

I Sniff a Surprise!

I Sniff a Surprise!

Posted by Pia

My own ‘fur children’ seem to be up to something top secret these days. As a concerned mother of teen critters, I just hope they are not raiding the liquor cabinet or sniffing decoupage glue- kids today! My guess is they are pow-wowing on what to get me for Mother’s Day- but that …

Making a Cat's Cradle in the Garden

Making a Cat's Cradle in the Garden

Posted by Sharkey

Before I hurt my dewclaw and needed surgery, Francesca and I were making our usual rounds of the farm, looking for anything new and different.  It was difficult for Franny because she had classic tunnel vision due to wearing the cone-shaped color, so I guided her around.  It’s good to help each other out.

Changes to our Stone Wall

Changes to our Stone Wall

Posted by F&S

You may know that sitting on the stone wall overlooking the farm is one of our favorite vantage points.  The view is great and it’s fun watching the world go by.  We, Frenchies, were out there basking the other day when we discovered that our stone wall was getting a beautification treatment.

Oh My Dogness!

Oh My Dogness!

Posted by Pia

With Mother’s Day upon us, I want to remind everyone to honor those humans who mother ‘kids’ of the furry, finned and feathered variety! Today I offer you, not one- but two- photo galleries showcasing some must have mama gift items… Behind Door #1, we have Companion Ware…
And behind Door #2, we have the uber …

Our Beloved Basil

Our Beloved Basil

Posted by Pia

In memory of our Warrior Prince…
Dearest Basil,
You and your human mom, Lynn, are in our thoughts today.
As a devoted follower of The Daily Wag and a member of our extended Daily Wag family, your canine commentary will be sorely missed.
We are thankful that you allowed us to share in a portion of …

Meeting up With Our Friend, Lilly

Meeting up With Our Friend, Lilly

Posted by F&S

After an exciting time of touring around Newport, Rhode Island, we dogs finally made it to the place where Martha was visiting.  It’s where our friend, Lilly, lives – a lovely and grand house with a sprawling green lawn overlooking the beautiful ocean.

More Exploring in Newport, Rhode Island

More Exploring in Newport, Rhode Island

Posted by F&S

After our scenic visit to Cliff Walk in Newport, we wandered into the historic town to see some of the sights there. We learned that Newport was a major 18th century port city and it now contains among the highest number of surviving colonial buildings of any city in the United States. Very …

Fiona's Rescue Captures Hearts Around The Globe

Posted by Pia

In the past month, an amazing thing has happened. A little blind dog named Fiona, rescued from certain death by a heroic man, captured the hearts of people all over the world.

FIONA’S RESCUE
After many an animal lover sent me the video, I reluctantly grabbed a tissue and hit play.
Fiona’s rescue was heartwarming to say …