Category Archives: On Dogs and Dog Life

Hurricane’s End

It wasn’t to be, and today we had to let him go. I’d like to write more about him…but not now. Not today. Today is for coping with a silence that I knew one day would come, and yet shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Ten

UPDATE: I wrote this in advance, several days ago. Since then, we are unsure actually of what his medical diagnosis is, but…my tone of guarded optimism here seems to be turning in the other direction. There is an appointment with a … Continue reading

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And now, Carla. (Not awake.)

I have never been more envious of another living being in my life. Share This Post

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Sundays at Chestnut Ridge

Twice in recent weeks I have taken The Dee-oh-gee to Chestnut Ridge on our Sunday adventure-nature walks. Late spring and early summer are great times to go to this particular park, when things haven’t really started to heat up or … Continue reading

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First Spring adventure

Last Sunday, Cane (the Dee-oh-gee) and I went out for a Sunday walk in the park for the first time since December. Why no outings since then? Well, we got back from Oahu just in time for the weather to … Continue reading

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Tales of the Yellow Blanket, continued

You may remember that I recently bought a soft yellow blanket in my ongoing effort to shift Carla’s allegiances. It’s a work in progress, naturally, but The Wife used my blanket in her home office yesterday when she was babysitting … Continue reading

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