A year in the life of our Miss Riley


We went out to dinner tonight and Riley was most put out about it. But we brought her our fortune cookies. I think she’s forgiven us.


Cookie Monster has nothing on Miss Riley! Check out that maniacal look in her eye!

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August 2, 2014: Fortune Cookies

There is nothing in the world Riley likes more than fortune cookies. As a puppy, she’d snatch them out of our hands if we weren’t careful — so we starting giving her ours. She knows when we bring home Chinese food that there is a fortune cookie in her future.

Of the fortune cookies she’s had over the years, none were more prophetic than this, her very first “solo” cookie:


It was so funny at the time that we saved it. And here she is at 14, still enjoying fortune cookies.

I gave her one tonight for her birthday. She gobbled it up so fast I didn’t get much of a photo. Here she is, scouring the kitchen floor for crumbs:


So today Riley got to poke around in my flowers AND have a fortune cookie. Not a bad day, not a bad day at all.


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