On a morning in October

I blame that goddamn Adele song for putting me in a mood of total appreciation and gratitude. Well, after it made me bawl for two days straight.

Aging somewhat gracefully

“And was baptized by immersion, in Judea long ago…”

In spite of so much

She’ll chase baseballs and lacrosse balls and now BYU footballs which she is determined to figure out how to pick up with her mouth.

I put words on my blog

It is yet again that time of year, I just realized. Which could explain why I feel like I just guzzled a pitcher of fire.

Learn how your dog learns

A heart-rending interview with Coco’s trainer and an update on how the herding dog is holding up.

As sporty as I get

Hey, Carol. I guess you breed your dogs a bit larger where you come from.


Adding a bit of style to his current condition which I am apparently not allowed to joke about.

On Chuck, his health, and those who care so deeply about it

A post for pet lovers and everyone who has loved Chuck from afar.

Old Man Jones

My new nickname for the poet who lives in the basement.

These furry children of ours

Let me tell you a story about a dog named Chuck.