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5smOK. So  someone swiped a few weeks out of my life. He goes by the name  of Bailey. Great Pyrenees pup.  He was 22 pounds when we got him on August 8. One month later he’s more like 40 pounds. Rumour has it he will weigh-in  around 130 pounds a year from now. Or, at this rate, maybe by Christmas.  He also bulldozed his way onto my FB page and tells his own stories, “From Bailey’s Viewpoint.” He’s quite a character.

But I can’t blame him entirely for not completing the posts for TJP. It’s also about this job I have that has deadlines and, ahem, also required attention.

Enough excuses. I’m now sort of caught up. Hope to resume posts tonight.

Oh yeah. I had so many things left over on my to-do list  that I’ve extended TJP indefinitely. Won’t be  on the go every day, but will carry on local off-the-beaten track excursions and doing wee posts under another title once I catch up with TJP.







  1. Rose-Marie Rose-Marie
    September 6, 2015    

    Looking forward to more posts from you or through your “alter ego.”

  2. Martha Vowles Martha Vowles
    September 6, 2015    

    Bailey is beautiful! A great reason for getting “derailed.” I’m looking forward to his posts.

    • September 6, 2015    

      Martha, you can read some of Bailey’s posts on my FB page here https://www.facebook.com/sandracphinney … scroll down a bit. He’s made around 7 entries and always had something sassy to say. I may have to give him a page of his own on this web site.

  3. Susan Hoover Susan Hoover
    September 6, 2015    

    I love the idea of the occasional posts. I will look forward to them eagerly.

    • September 6, 2015    

      Thanks so much Susan. TJP was intense and exhausting … but sooo satisfying!

  4. September 6, 2015    

    Bailey’s ramblings and reflections are such a treat! And he reminds me of how the world ought to look, through innocent and appreciative eyes. He doesn’t “get” deadlines and that’s SO refreshing.

    • September 6, 2015    

      Yeah. His Royal Highness has a small world. His royal self and his two loyal subjects. Being, of course, Bearded man and Tattoo lady. He’s pretty innocent actually. Good quality to have!

  5. Irene Irene
    September 6, 2015    

    I am sooo enjoying watching and ready Bailey’s growing!!!

  6. Irene Irene
    September 6, 2015    

    I am sooo enjoying watching and reading about Bailey’s growing and reactions to his environment!!

    • September 6, 2015    

      He is quite a character, eh? Come out and visit me some day Irene! Would love to see you. Just call 902 648-0462

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