About Caryn

Caryn Friedlander is a visual artist who lives in Bellingham Washington. You can see her artwork on her website at www.carynfriedlander.com. She and her dog, Tashi, are an animal therapy team at Whatcom Hospice House, during non-pandemic times. She created this blog as an outreach project to help kids (and adults) have a moment of joy in the middle of this crazy, mixed up world.

Pssst..

By |October 15th, 2021|Life|

Yo! Hey there...pssst.....remember me? The one they've been calling all kinds of names? I had to borrow Tashi's blog again so I could set the record straight. I'm here to tell you, they got it all [...]

You’ve Got to be Kidding

By |October 2nd, 2021|Home, Life|

huh? You've got to be kidding! Angel? That's his name? heeheehee.... hahahoho..whoweeee........oh my....what a hoot! That's the cat who was eating out of my bowl, edging in on my bed, sticking his paws in the water [...]

Close Call

By |September 23rd, 2021|Life|

Woohoo! Dr. Alex and Caryn told me I could just go on being a dog for the time being. I was worried for a minute that Dr Alex was going to tell Caryn I needed to [...]

Dear Dr. Alex (Redux)

By |September 16th, 2021|Life|

Dear Dr Alex, Last week I wasn't feeling so hot. My back was feeling stiff, I was dragging my feet, I didn't want to get up. Even for dinner I wasn't so sure. Had I realized [...]

Being Me

By |September 4th, 2021|work|

Happy Anniversary! As of June, I've been blogging for a year! Granted, I'm not very good with time and calendars (I'm always right here, just now), so I missed the real anniversary. But what the heck....we [...]

Summer

By |August 13th, 2021|Happiness, Life, Nature|

It's been a great couple of weeks. I've seen things and gone places I never have before. I always thought trees were big and grand (and I want you to know that I never pee on [...]

Tribute

By |August 1st, 2021|Friends, Life, Memories|

Retriever by Barbara Crooker If "Heaven is a lovely lake of beer" as St Bridget wrote, then dog heaven must be this tub of kibble, where you can push your muzzle all day long without getting [...]

Who Do You Love?

By |July 15th, 2021|Friends, Home, Life|

Everybody's becoming chummy chummy around here. But it's work. Dahlia's trying to get used to Trudy's enthusiastic hugs. She knows it's because Trudy loves her, but she's not used to such excitement Dahlia's letting the kittens [...]

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