Tux and me learning Canine Freestyle, aka dancing with your dog.

Tux and me learning Canine Freestyle, aka dancing with your dog.

Pepper the sheltie is the newest member of the family. A joyous little dog who I adopted from Southland Sheltie Rescue.

Pepper the sheltie is the newest member of the family. A joyous little dog who I adopted from Southland Sheltie Rescue.

Star is an Icelandic horse. Here he is showing off his good looks.

Star is an Icelandic horse. Here he is showing off his good looks.

Mollie, my sweet dachshund and lap dog. She is a love. I adopted her from Retrievers and Friends rescue.

Mollie, my sweet dachshund and lap dog. She is a love. I adopted her from Retrievers and Friends rescue.

Ari is also an Icelandic and the love of my life. He has been a fabulous trail horse for me. He is now 31 years old and retired.

Ari is also an Icelandic and the love of my life. He has been a fabulous trail horse for me. He is now 31 years old and retired.

Star and Ari pose for a Christmas photo

Star and Ari pose for a Christmas photo

Josie was adopted from Rescue House here in San Diego. She loves to sit in my lap and purr.

Josie was adopted from Rescue House here in San Diego. She loves to sit in my lap and purr.

Pepper will never be a show dog, but I don’t care!

Pepper will never be a show dog, but I don’t care!

Snowman was found by the side of a road taped up in box, and ended up at my vet’s office, where I adopted him.

Snowman was found by the side of a road taped up in box, and ended up at my vet’s office, where I adopted him.

Mollie using her nose to look for a lizard.

Mollie using her nose to look for a lizard.

RIP my beloved Angus, shown here with Mollie

RIP my beloved Angus, shown here with Mollie

It’s karaoke night out in the corral. Gloi and Ari show off for Star.

It’s karaoke night out in the corral. Gloi and Ari show off for Star.

Tuxedo

Tuxedo

Josie

Josie

Glamour shot of Gloi, an Icelandic horse.

Glamour shot of Gloi, an Icelandic horse.

Mollie

Mollie

Ari and me on a campout.

Ari and me on a campout.

Star

Star