Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sleep . . .sleep. . .sleep. . .

  Gus here.   The hu-mom has a summer cold.  Naturally, she didn’t take care of it.  Now, she has a bacterial ear infection.   We wake up, walk before it’s too hot. . .then, we sleep, sleep, sleep.   … Continue reading

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Being Raised By Wolves Would’ve Been Better

Or, “In Which the Stepchildren Did not Behave as Well as My Dogs”  Or, “The Back Story to ‘In Which the Stepson Shat in the Backyard”   Raised by Wolves – Or Worse 29 June 2013   So, my girlfriend, … Continue reading

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The Three F’s: Friends, Food & Flowers

The Three F’s 23 June 2013     In school, anything less than 59% is an F.  F stands for failure.  We are taught to avoid F’s.  In fact, we’re taught to strive for 93% or above so we can … Continue reading

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Four Lessons from a Jedi Dog

Four Lessons from a Jedi Dog 19 June 2013   Mr. Sunny Sunny Bun Bun, aka Obe-BUN-Kenobi, lived with me for just over ten months.  He arrived on August 6th, 2012, weighing 22-1/2 pounds.  Walking into the house, he high-centered … Continue reading

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My To-Do List

  My To-Do List 18 June 2013   I’m a teacher.  People think I have “summer’s off.”  I am contracted to work 185 days.  My salary, however, is divided over 12 months.  Essentially, I’ve earned the eight weeks.   But, … Continue reading

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Size Does Matter . . .For the Health of It

Size Does Matter . . for the Health of it 17 June 2013 While the film, The Bridges of Madison County, was trite, there was a scene when Meryl Streep turned to walk back up the steps of the farmhouse … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter?

  Does Size Matter? 16 June 2013   With a 90-pound Bernese Mountain who suffered two heat strokes a few summers ago, walking in June is limited.  We go out before 9:00 am or after the sun sets.   Most … Continue reading

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