26 Mar 2015

To Do:

To Do List for the Weekend of March 26 – 29

Gloomy chill aside, it’s spring! Let’s get to acting like it. Tonight start the weekend with Hitchcock, Peck and Bergman with Spellbound. This is the final in a film series which has focused on the use of psychology in the films of both Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles. (I am SO bummed I missed Touch of Evil.) Following […]


28 Jan 2015

Pets:

Where To Wash Your Dog on The Hill

I adopted my dog last summer, when it was easy to use a garden hose in the backyard to clean him off. Then the cold temperatures settled in. After an attempt at bathing him in my bathtub, and  spending an hour cleaning all the dog hair off the walls and tub, I swore to never go […]


18 Dec 2014

To Do:

To Do List for the Weekend of December 18- 21

One more weekend to shop before Christmas and we’ve already lit the Capitol Hill Menorah so we are in the Final Holiday Push. When you aren’t shopping/wrapping/eating/drinking/merry-making/hibernating you might want to check out these other activities. Tonight NPR Queen Susan Stamberg brings her yearly radio show Hanukkah Lights to life at the Hill Center. She […]


12 Dec 2014

Shopping:

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Pet Lover

Our four-legged friends are not just pets: they are part of the family. So of course they get their own stocking on the mantel and a gift under the tree on Christmas day! You know they love their chew toys, squeaky toys, and tasty treats, so fill their stocking with local goods this year. We have […]


06 Jun 2014

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Ralphie

Ralphie looks pretty comfy at his foster home on the Hill, but he’d like a place he can call home forever. Ralphie is doing great with house and crate training and gets along well with cats and other dogs. He is a shy boy and would prefer a home without children because they make him nervous. […]