The Funny Farm

Today is National Sibling Day.   I’m the oldest of 9 kids.  To celebrate this made-up holiday, I won’t send my sisters and brothers any chocolates or flowers (that’s expensive), but instead will describe them all as an animal.  We grew up on the Funny Farm…so it’s only fitting.

  • #2—Tamera the Tortoise.  She’s a slow walker.  When we spent a semester in Israel together, we drove each other crazy walking anywhere.  I would be several steps ahead telling her to speed up…and she would lag behind ignoring me (thinking in her head, “Shut up!”).  Despite her slow walking flaw, I love her so much! Continue reading

Knick Knack Paddywhack

Ginger’s excited today.  This holiday is one she awaits eagerly each year (starting this year, because it’s the first I found out about it and told her; but now that she knows, I know she’s already counting down to next year).

What holiday is so exciting, you might ask, that a dog would nudge one of her people siblings off the computer to post on Facebook about it?

Well, I’ll tell you, but it’s definitely for the dogs.

It’s INTERNATIONAL DOG BISCUIT APPRECIATION DAY!  WooHoo!

If you have a dog, like I do, then give them an extra treat today.  They’ll appreciate it.  The holiday promises this. Continue reading