Meet Bailey, the Newest Member of the Family

Introducing our new puppy, Bailey. She is almost 8 weeks old and an Australian Shepherd like Dublin. My life is upside down now as I work on house training, but she is adorable! You can follow Dublin and Bailey’s adventures on their Tumblr (I finally understand Tumblr! Fantastic for photos and uploads on the go.

Aussie Love



Dublin is Growing Up

Please excuse this brief break from kidlit.  Dublin is almost 5 months old now and he is getting so big!  I just made this awesome mosaic on bighugelabs (a site I highly recommend for playing with photos).

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Keeping Me Busy!


Originally uploaded by thereadingzone

Dublin has been keeping me very, very busy this summer! Here are a few of his latest pictures (almost ten weeks old!)

I’m using fd’s Flickr Toys and loving it. Lots of great uses in the classroom, too!