My neighbor’s female Doberman died last weekend. Unlike my dogs Comet and Dexter last year, and her buddy Loki, a … More
Are dog-people generally happier?
Storms in life tend to come at inopportune times. As do actual storms. As almost everyone has experienced, cars will … More
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. Henry David Thoreau The Monday holiday seemed a good time … More
no dogs to fence in
My neighbor behind our home caused a bit of a stir this morning for my son – and later on … More
stray dogs and those they rescue
A stray, hungry dog that finds a bone to gnaw, is understandably selfish should another dog approach. So too, might … More
Could you really be a cat person? A Dog person’s confession.
But then, like a midlife crisis where everything you once thought was solid is now flimsy, my identity was shaken … More
sleeping dogs and other idioms
It was the coffee I recently ordered that shook a sleeping dog in my conscience. Like the poor schmuck on … More
dogs and men both get into things we regret
Anyone who has lived with a dog knows that a time or two, the dog eats something it may regret. … More
in the beginning
For the many years that Dexter, and then Comet lived with us, I now wonder whether I was in charge … More