Raisins and grapes can be very poisonous to dogs. (I knew chocolate wasn't any good for them, but this was new to me!)
When reading Sunbathing at Red Pine Mountain I discovered some horses do lay down even though they are not sick.
I found a new site that has free images for bloggers at 8 Is Enough. The site is http://acobox.com.
I came across some photography tips which included it's best for the photographer to be higher than the subject, always use a flash, and not have the subjects dress in black or white. More tips can be found at Small Town Mommy's 5 Photo Tips For You.
I learned that being without a computer for a week wasn't all bad: I got more sleep because I go to bed earlier; I had more time to read the paper before going to work and one day I even exercised along with a show on Fit TV before work--one day and watched more TV in the evening and Manny came and laid on me again! I'm glad we got it back though!