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.

Home stretch

By |May 27th, 2021|Life|

I had a tele-health meeting with my physical therapist in Seattle this week. We discussed my exercises and how far (more like how near) I can walk this week. She's very nice and has good exercises, [...]

Bee Here Now

By |May 20th, 2021|Life|

Did you know that there is a "World Bee Day"? Can you imagine dedicating an entire day to a furry little bug who flies around gathering pollen from flowers all day (good thing they don't have [...]

Life in the Slow Lane

By |May 13th, 2021|Home, Life|

Holy Jumblebees! Did you see the double rainbow last week? And the sky? It was so amazing I forgot to post a blog! Anyhoo, that's how it looked outside. Inside, the house looks like a rug [...]

42 Days

By |April 29th, 2021|Friends, Life|

To all of those who have been asking about my well being, I send you love and thanks. What great friends I have! I received a mystery card in the mail, but I knew it was [...]

53 Days

By |April 22nd, 2021|Life|

Tashi: Nothing exciting happens any more Caryn: That's a good thing right now Tashi: How long is this good thing going to last? Caryn: 53 days and a few hours Tashi: Not fair - I can't [...]

Before and After

By |April 15th, 2021|Life|

The day started out fine, in fact interesting. Caryn dressed herself (instead of me) up strangely 10,000 new neighbors moved in all babies and one big girl called a queen, who was in a tiny gift [...]

Dogs Wear Fur, Not Clothes

By |April 1st, 2021|Life|

Caryn must be as bored as I am, because this week she started dressing me up. I thought she only did that with kittens... ...and in computer drawings Maybe it's because we haven't fostered kittens in [...]

Donut Dreams

By |March 25th, 2021|Life|

Oh boy. Strangest week yet. Way too many doctors. We went all the way to Seattle so that I could dream about donuts. I guess I need to explain myself. We were getting pretty good with [...]

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