The past couple weeks have been a little hectic hence why no blogging.
Miss Sally Mae (above) wasn't doing to well last week. We aren't sure how it happened, but she hurt her neck and to complicate things she had a weird seizure. The best way to describe it is Sally was doing her best Katherine Hepburn impression with the bobbling head. Totally aware of what was going on around her, not freaked out in the least. Just sat the with her head a bobbling back and forth. SO weird. The vet isn't sure if the seizure was due to pain or some underlying problem. Right now, we are thinking it was from the pain. Anyhoo, a week of pain meds and rest she is back to being the spry old lady we all love and adore.
Then, I accidentally overbooked the Lichtinger Hotel for greyhounds over the weekend. Ooops. We had 8 for Saturday night. Everyone got along wonderfully. Now we are down to 6 till Sunday. When I start thinking how I would like to start my own doggie day care I get slapped back to reality. It is a helluva lot a work to take care of 8 dogs - walks, playtime, feeding, cuddling, moving beds, cleaning beds, turn-outs, oh my!But I have made some food along the way. Here is the my favorite slow cooker recipe of Tortilla Soup from 125 best Vegetarian Slow Cooker recipes. I LOVE this soup because you get the crunchiness from the tortilla strips, the velvety texture from the avocado and coolness from the sour cream. It is enough to bring tears to your eyes.The other day I was reading Bazu's blog which had a link to Emilie's blog which consisted of a post about figs. The pictures were amazing and the next thing I know I am buying figs at the store. Talk about the power of pictures and blogs! I've never ever had a fresh fig in my life. I even had to ask Bazu how to eat them? Peeled, not peeled? I was also extremely nervous to try them because I am not a fan of fig newton's. To my shock and delight fresh figs taste NOTHING like a fig newton. They have a wonderful texture and gentle sweet nutty flavor. I was in love. Therefore I tried Emilies snack of a fig stuffed with vegan cream cheese with a little cracked pepper and drizzle of olive oil. Oh yea baby! These little suckers were amazing. So much going on in one little bite. If you like figs, try this!