Autumn hike in Bull Creek

After heavy rains on Friday, Nimue and I decided to check out Austin’s Bull Creek. It was a gorgeous, perfect autumn day, cool with not a cloud in the sky. There’s nothing quite like splashing around in a creek with a puppy! This may have been her first chance to go swimming, and she loved it. She also really enjoyed meeting all of the other dogs and kids who came out to play.

Nimue the Wonder Dog

A couple of weeks ago a new puppy joined my little family. It started so innocently on Facebook. A couple of weeks ago I was browsing my neighborhood FB group, when I saw that Diana, a local dog foster (and great wedding photographer!), posted photos of the cutest puppy ever. My previous dog, an awesome Rhodesian Ridgeback mix named Orion, died back in June, and it’s been rather lonely ever since. I was hoping to adopt another dog later in the year, and my criteria were: Herding breed Medium-sized (around the size of a Border Collie) A younger dog, but past the housebreaking/constant crying stage When I saw photos of Nimue, a 9 month old Catahoula puppy, it was love at first sight. I met her the next day and she came to live with me and the kitties the day after that. The name Nimue comes from Arthurian legends, and is one of many names for the Lady of … Read more…