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It’s Going to Be a DWIGHT Christmas

It’s Going to Be a Dwight Christmas After All A few days ago, someone Dwight loved very much met me at my front door, handed me a box and told me, “Here. Here are some of Dwight’s ashes. He would … Continue reading

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Poop Happens

Poop Happens 14 September 2014   Each year, to re-teach the Elements of Story, I use David Sedaris’, Big Boy. In the story, he visits the powder room and finds a large turd in the toilet. The ensuing battle illustrates … Continue reading

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The Only One with Opposable Thumbs

The Only One with Opposable Thumbs    As the only member of the Hooker Horde with opposable thumbs, several jobs fall to me.   I pick up poop, open cans of dog food and pumpkin, cut bags of buffalo flavored … Continue reading

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More from Betty White

I may be a senior, but so what? I’m still hot! Betty White       When Betty White took the name Hooker and joined the Horde, she strutted right in the front door, jumped on the sofa, and then … Continue reading

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Three Important Things in a Home with Dogs

Three Important Things in a Home with Dogs   As far as I’m concerned, a house is not a home without a dog, or dogs.   But, when people without dogs visit, there are three things that are important to … Continue reading

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