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.

The Dog Days

By |July 8th, 2021|Home, Life, Nature|

Well hello! It's been a week, as they say. I'm a bit on the alert, because of the little creatures that have joined our lives They look pretty innocent sitting there, but let me tell you, [...]

Heat Wave

By |July 1st, 2021|Happiness, Home, Life|

Good Morning Caryn, I woke up around 3 a.m. and couldn't get back to sleep, so I checked my email and was delighted to see that in Tashi's recent post he's doing so well. In fact [...]

Summer

By |June 24th, 2021|Happiness, Home, Life, Nature|

Just in case you don't live here, this is the kind of town we live in: So whatever you do, don't mess with the elves, because they are well defended. We also have the best strawberries [...]

Sea Salt and Roses

By |June 17th, 2021|Life|

Now that I've got my walking papers, Caryn is taking me all around town, so we can walk, walk, and walk. Once I get my muscles toned up we can hit the hills and hiking trails [...]

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 [...]

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