A Very Special Friday Whippet Blog

Benjamin’s litter-mate and whippet brother Whylie comes to visit from Colorado. It’s the first time they’ve seen each other in 3 years.

Three whippets is a lot for one photograph. Hard to fit them all in. Benjamin is in back, Whylie is in the middle and that’s Jason in front. Jason is very happy to meet people and dogs that Benjamin knows and likes. If Benjamin knows someone Jason will act like he knows them too.

Here’s the whippet Whylie

And the End of the Break is Nigh

I’m back! And now there are 4 whippets at the nursery for the next 3-4 weeks, so come on by and say hi to everyone.

That’s Benjamin and Jason, of course, and visiting from Santa Cruz is Benjamin’s sister Amica, and cousin Jaxx. Jaxx is the one facing forward.

Everyone can now do a happy dance.

Berkeley Aloes are on Bloom Everywhere


Aloe arborescens

Carleton St, Berkeley

And looking the other way, what do we see?


Why it’s Jason! We’re on a walk and there are blooming aloes everywhere. Even here? Berkeley!

Berkeley Succulents with Whippet

Mr. Subjunctive won the contest, naming the blue-stemmed cactus, but we can’t send him any award-winning plants yet since he lives in Iowa where the temperatures are still getting below 20F.

Here, enjoy a picture of warmer California where the Aeoniums live outside all year long and the whippets run free (on leash).

And just to be clear about it, we’re getting up into at least the mid-60s today, but I wouldn’t be surprised if we broke 70, not that I’m showing off or anything. Maybe a little.

8th Street


I forgot to mention yesterday, on Friday Whippet Blogging, but Benjamin now has his own Facebook page!

Shall I say, “Woohoo!” ?

Friday Godzilla Blogging

Remember those photos of Benjamin in the cone of shame earlier this year and the photos of Jason in the cone of shame last year? Now we have a new T – Shirt from Gamago and it’s Kaiju in the Cone of Shame.


It’s already our best selling T – Shirt at the store ever!

Friday Guest Whippet Blogging

Roland came by and took some pictures at the nursery of me and the whippets. Here’s one of Jason.

Those eyes! It’s like the follow me wherever I go!

Friday Holiday Whippet Blogging

Hide a squirrel! Benjamin loved his, but it was too easy for him, so Hap sewed the holes shut tighter, and then it would take Benjamin even a whole minute to get them out. Smart dog. Also, a long skinny nose. But those squirrels sure are delicious.

(via Salon’s Dog Gift Guide.)

November 2021

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