Tag Archives: Puppy

Oh Yeah, I Still Have This Thing.


I got an e-mail the other day notifying me that my domain name was about to expire. To be honest, my first thought was, “Oh yeah, I still have that,” which isn’t surprising considering my last post was somewhere around the end of April. Nevertheless, I  renewed, and ryesandshine.com is officially active until 6.26.2013. I […]

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A Non-Exhaustive List of Grady’s Nicknames


Who’s got huge feet and is almost ten months old? This dude. Also known as: Grady Bear Shady Grady Monster Monster Bear Gravy Gravy Boat Monster Pants Boo Grades Sweet Bear Sweet Thing “Mommy that’s a big dog!” Pup Jerkface Buddy Honey Bear Grady T. Bear Smelly Boo Bear But really, I’m just plying you […]

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Sunday Comfort Food


Guess who’s back? The e-vet called this morning around 8:30 to let us know Grady kept food down all night and we could take him home. He’s on strict bedrest for the next two weeks and has so many pills we actually made a Google document with a schedule, but at least he’s in our […]

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Puppy Updates, Part II


Shaun and I were feeling pretty optimistic yesterday afternoon. We spent the day walking around the city to kill time until we had to pick Grady up. I think we covered six miles, at least. We stopped in a new bike shop, explored Main Street, and generally enjoyed the weather. Grady’s doctor called around 4 […]

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Puppy Updates


Thanks for all of the sweet comments and messages about Mr. Bear. I spent the night sleeping on the floor with our 90-pound puppy, and he was anxious as ever. He got very upset the moment I would start to doze off and stop petting him. It was heartbreaking. I think both Shaun and I had […]

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Spring Break Snow?


We woke up to a pretty insane snowstorm today. In March. During Spring Break. Oblivious to the weirdness of a Spring Break snowstorm, Grady is making the best of it. Mostly by eating it, sort of by playing in it. Basically, having a blast.

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The Scare


If you’re wondering what kind of sticks a 70+ pound puppy plays with, I’ll give you a hint: branch-sized ones. That was Grady for most of the week [I’m half convinced he climbs trees and tears them off himself], but things took a turn on Thursday. Aside from the fact that we’re miserably busy these […]

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All Fixed Up


But not quite trained…the little monster is seven months old. And really, really dirty.

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Grady = George Michael


I unfortunately couldn’t find a good Arrested Development clip, but one of the recurring jokes is how George Michael freaks every time someone throws something at him. We tried to teach Grady to catch ice in his mouth, and discovered that he, too, has a fear of objects flying at his face. Happy Holidays. Oh, and […]

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Ryes in Print and December Links


Happy December, all. Except, December is not the happiest of times for law students. There will unfortunately be significant chunks of radio silence between now and December 21, but I will do my best to keep writing and sharing. Everyone needs a study break, right? For now, here’s some “stuff” for December: 1. My first […]

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