I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, … More
My nickname for Dexter is “Snuffy” after the Snuffleupagus character in Sesame Street, the kid’s TV show that was popular … More
I went to Rubio’s for a fish taco lunch today with my wife and several friends. Sounds pretty innocent, right? … More
For the entire week leading up to Daylight Savings Time being rolled back to standard time (Spring Forward!!), I have … More
Yesterday’s homecoming was a symptom of parental neglect. Dexter and Comet did not get much of a walk during the previous … More
When Comet wants attention he wants to get right up into my face. Day or evening. If I’m just waking … More
Dog-people trust the instincts of their dog toward strangers. If the dog likes you, I will like you. If the dog allows you to hold the leash when two or more of us are on a walk, he trusts you. I will trust you. If the dog has a ‘skelly’ look ( misgivings) toward a workman in my home, I will keep a weather eye out. A couple of workmen who came to my home and we contracted to do work; the dog was very comfortable around another dog-person and so was I.