Category Archives: Dogs

Passing Pride

“Fart Proudly.”  That’s a quote from Benjamin Franklin.   Evidently, Ben was a discerning man, especially when it came to gas taxes and Turkeys.  Further observing one of our Nation’s greatest holidays, Ben voted for the turkey over the Balding … Continue reading

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The Gizard of Oz

Some house guests are commonly stressful.  Usually, they piss and leave other unsavory waste all over your house before leaving.  Even if you love them, you shouldn’t be ashamed while rejoicing their departure. Almost a year ago, we had a … Continue reading

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Bolivar’s Door

Sadly, there is no image of an enormous dog named Bolivar in this picture, yet the door behind my white head remains significant. This picture was taken in 1979, the same year the Pittsburg Pirates won the World Series.  The … Continue reading

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A Hearty Stew (For Everyone)

For Mother’s Day, I decided to make a stew.  I didn’t do it for my mother.  Rather, I did it for a dog.  Seeking the proper ingredients necessary for a hearty stew, I visited the local farmer’s market bagging fresh … Continue reading

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Sweetness

“You guys, my daughter is so smart.”  “Hey, seriously, my son is really, really good at everything.”  (Cue the trumpets.) “I hereby declare, our dog is the sweetest, kindest, most polite and dumbest canine God has bestowed upon us all, … Continue reading

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Holy Be Jesus

Technological gadgets rule our world the same way dinosaurs did decades ago when Jurasic Park was released.  Thus, these devices dominated much of the space beneath our 2015 Christmas trees. Technology frightens me.  Fortunately, I am married to someone who … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Dog in the World

Our dog, Jack, suffers from vertigo, but he doesn’t suffer from a lack of confidence.  He’s the first dog I’ve ever met who enjoys going to the Veterinarian. While other dogs may enter the clinic with fear, he acts as … Continue reading

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Garbage

Every Tuesday, much like our dogs, I wake up with a purpose.  I take the garbage out and expect someone with a driver’s license to pick it up on said day.  It’s only once a week, and it’s not so … Continue reading

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Jackdog

My step dog, Jack, just turned 14 today, and his tail is still waging.  So is his mouth. His mother, my wife, has treated this dog with respect, kindness, and the proper diet: Table scraps and gourmet cupcakes. Jack is … Continue reading

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The Beacons are Back

Leading a life of crime, I’ve been thrown out of many establishments.  I’ve been thrown out of bars, restaurants, classrooms, and campgrounds.  Never, up until this last week, had I been asked to remove myself from a beach………two days in … Continue reading

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