Sunday, October 30, 2011

New Addition

After taking a break from blogging for a few days to put my house and life back in order after having an extremely busy month I have a very special announcement.

Part of my reason for a brief blogging break was to get my house "Bloodhound" proof. Meet our newest additions, Earl.  Earl is a 2 year old Bloodhound that we adopted from the South Central Bloodhound Club/Rescue.

The first night was alittle hard on Earl.  He wasn't sure what he should be doing and where he should be laying.  He quickly found the sofa and everything was ok. 







Earl with his foster Daddy, Mark.  Mark took such good care of Earl until he was ready for his new home.  When Mark received Earl he was under weight, and unsure about life.  Mark quickly brought him our of that and got him to gain weight at a healthy pace.  Earl is now 86 lbs of solid muscle. 

We are very excited about our new addition and can't wait to learn more about bloodhounds and get to know Earl.

Mandy

Sunday, October 9, 2011

September Roll Call

We lay safe in the night because of these brave men and women.  Please take a moment to honor their courage and bravery.  They gave the ultimate sacrifice.


"Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of god" Matthew 5:9




Travis County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas
Corporal Kevin Aigner
Travis County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, TX
EOW: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness
New York City Police Department, New York
Police Officer Sherman Abrams
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, September 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii
Officer Eric Charles Fontes
Honolulu Police Department, HI
EOW: Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
New Castle County Police Department, Delaware
Lieutenant Joseph Szczerba
New Castle County Police Department, DE
EOW: Friday, September 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Stabbed
Union County Sheriff's Office, Georgia
Deputy Sheriff Derrick Whittle
Union County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Sunday, September 18, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Iowa State Patrol, Iowa
Trooper Mark Toney
Iowa State Patrol, IA
EOW: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Burleigh County Sheriff's Department, North Dakota
Deputy Sheriff Bryan Sleeper
Burleigh County Sheriff's Department, ND
EOW: Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana
Sergeant Paul Stuckey
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, LA
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma
Reserve Deputy Sheriff Tim Lowry
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Mike Roberts
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Halloween Mantel

As I said in a previous post about my sad sad sad fall mantel Mr and I are getting started on adding stone around our fireplace but until then I can't resist NOT decorating my sad sad sad mantel for the holidays.  Yesterday I was cleaning house and decided to re-arrange accessories.  I have boxes and bins full of holiday decor, decorations, holiday decor, etc.  I pulled out my un-used decorations and there she be......




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