Lazy Chile Relleno

Some days you just don't have time for Chile Rellenos--especially when making enough for a family of four. But you still crave a little gooey goodness. Of course it helps if you have a stash of home canned Hatch Chiles straight from New Mexico. But if aren't so fortunate, a lot of local groceries stores…

Why Adopt Him?

Jasper is not our first shelter adoption. My very first dog was adopted from the Humane Society of Bend eons ago. She was a dachshund terrier mix, all black and brown and white. She was low, but not slow. A runner. The door opened and she was gone. But she always came home, eventually. As…

Jasper

Meet Jasper. His name was not a spur of the moment decision. We considered a lot of names first. With his likely heritage of Red Heeler and the coloring appearing in his coat we liked the idea of a "red" name. After all our big boy, Ryder, has a "red" name too. But there were…