June 24th – “Have you been curious about what an ex has been up to? Get back in touch today.”

NO, I have not been curious about what an ex is up to. No, I do not want to get back in touch. NO THANK YOU!

Some days, my horoscope is a complete miss. I can think of a million other things I could do than get back in touch with an ex.

Instead, I worked on my novel,



waited in line at the dollar store behind a 7 week old husky German shepherd mix who looked just as cute as this puppy,


and read a book.


It’s amazing what one can achieve when one doesn’t contact an ex. 

October 22nd – “Today will go well if you have no financial dealings with others” and “could be hot tub day.”


Best in Show is one of my favorite movies. It’s a mockumentary about people who take their canine companions to compete in dog shows. The movie came out in 2000, so I’ve been curious about what real dog shows are like for a long time. I decided it was time to find out!

The first thing I was greeted with the sight of RVs and the sound of hair dryers. Then came the dogs and I was not disappointed!


This one really looked like a stuffed animal. I think it’s a Bichon?

Here are some French Mastiffs/Bordeauxdogs,


Saint Bernards,




and of course, the Poodles, miniature and standard.



There was an obedience competition as well. The dogs had to stay sitting/down for 3 minutes while their people left the building. This little dog in the middle plopped down right away.


After two minutes, another dog joined him. All dogs passed!


No day would be complete without some dog show merchandise. Here’s what they had to offer.

I might have been inclined to buy a denim dog shirt (c’mon, who doesn’t want one!), but my horoscope told me to have no financial dealings that day, so I didn’t it. I’m sure I can live without it.

As predicted, I had a great time at the show and made it back home before dark. I don’t have a hot tub, so I took a relaxing bath after my two hour drive. I thought that was the perfect way to end the day, so I went to sleep super early at 7 pm.

That night, I dreamed about cats. I guess my next stop will be the cat show!