Category Archives: Dogs

Gracie

I put Missy down on Thursday, on Friday I woke up and there was no dog. For the first time in 20 years, I didn’t have a dog. Gracie does not replace Missy. Missy did not replace Delta, who did … Continue reading

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Princess of Magic

I have come to believe that our pets have their own form of magic. It’s a magic so total, so complete, and so seemingly ordinary that it explains everything. Life is simple to a pet. There are sunbeams, there are … Continue reading

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Upon Leaving

This morning I left the house for work. It was moderately cold out and not at all sunny. My neck hurt and I had a busy day ahead of me. I left for work because that’s my job, but it … Continue reading

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Missy

Dear Missy:  We love you. We really do. We love you in spite of yourself. We love you even though you don’t have much to recommend you in the neurons department.  We love you when you can’t manage sit, stay, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Princess Twinkletoes

“I found a dog for you”, she said. And on the face of it, this seemed a strange thing to say because I wasn’t looking for a dog.  I was 22. I lived in an apartment. I was newly engaged. … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

I woke up from dreams last night with tears in my eyes. Over and over. I would wake up and remember – the look on her face as she couldn’t get up from under my desk. The fear. The confusion. … Continue reading

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Still my girl

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Dear cats

Dear Cats: This is why the dogs feel so hard done by.

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Dear Animals

Time for another touching love letter ranting screed. I am pleased that you are pleased I am home. At least I assume that’s why you leaped up on us like crazy mutts bounced around our feet with an expression of … Continue reading

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Call On Me

4 Hour Conference Call, By Dog An installation sort of art piece

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