Arden’s career path
Last night, Beau and I decided Arden and Kitty needed to start contributing to our family on an economic level. Ultimately, we decided they might have a lively career in the entertainment industry. We’ve made a plan to pitch the following shows to all the major broadcast networks as well as Bravo: Milk-BonesArden plays a…
Happy birthday Arden! Today you are 5, or, according to an online schnauzer age calculator, you are 33 in human years. Here are five special things about you: 1. Your grunty old-man-clearing-his-throat noise you make all the time (a-hem-hem-hem-hem) is totally adorable and makes everyone fall in love with you. Also, your “NAR NAR NAR”…
Happy birthday, Arden!
Today is Arden’s fourth birthday! In honor of the occasion, she asked that I share some of her impressive stats and fun trivia with you: Name Arden Lily Jensen Nicknames Arden Lily, Ardentina (as in “Don’t cry for me, Ardentina”), Ardenza (rhymes with “credenza”), Bug, Lady, Lil, Missy, Muffin, Muppet, My Boo, Nugget, Snugglebunny, Stinkerbell,…
Over the weekend, Arden and I drove out to Rehoboth Beach in Delaware. I checked into a little motel off the beaten path to ensure there’d be few distractions and then settled into get a ton of writing projects done. And I did. I wrote some book reviews, revised a ton of poems, and even…
An Open Letter to U.S. Airways in Which I Admit to Two Mistakes, but in Which They Are Mean and Inconsistent
As many of you know, Arden and I were looking forward to a nice long trip home for the holidays this year. I’d put in a lot of hours at work just before we were to leave and wasn’t really thinking through all of my details, which led us to MISTAKE 1: Not reserving pet…