2011 Solvang Greyhound Festival

Despite the cold, wet weather, this years Solvang Greyhound Festival celebrants brought their own warmth and sunshine to Solvang. More than 230 hounds and their humans attended this years festivities, participating in games, shopping, auctions, socializing, and listening to a variety of speakers. The predicted rain materialized Thursday night and continued throughout the day Friday,…
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Solvang Greyhound Festival Primer


It’s time once again for humans and hounds to gather for the 7th Annual Solvang Greyhound Festival, Feb. 25-27, 2011. This will be our 3rd year attending the event, and the festival is so much fun we start planning for the next one as soon as the last one is over. Our first Greyhound festival…
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Flowering Beauty


During the month of January we received an above average amount of rainfall, nearly 20 inches fell – the normal amount is about 5 inches. While we got a lot more than normal, it fell over a long enough period of time that serious flooding did not occur. One of the benefits of so much…
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Visiting Arizona

Sunset on the Superstition Mountains

We recently went on a mini-vacation in Arizona to visit family and some friends we met at the John Bridge Tile Forums. We almost never go anywhere without our two beloved greyhounds, Sammy and Fernie, and this trip was no exception. Greyhounds are good travelers, but for 9 hours on the road each way we…
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Two Hearts Gets A New Look

Two Hearts Redesign

Just in time for Christmas, and after weeks of wrestling with code and design ideas, we’ve rolled out the new layout for Two Hearts. Based on the Thematic framework and WordPress, the new theme uses child theme functionality that’s built in to WordPress. It’s still Thematic, just a heavily modified version. Casual site visitors may…
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