Not all critters are so benign:
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She, Who Will Be Pampered
I needed to make the bed. As you can tell, this was not on someone else’s agenda. Now, to be honest, since it was -11 F out with a wind chill of “don’t ask,” and horizontal snow, Athena T. Cat had some justification for staying put on the warm faux-fur throw on my bed. In fact, she was probably smarter than the two-foots who was up and about. Continue reading
Not What the Advertiser Intended
It’s the second time I’ve heard the radio ad. This time I listened, because I thought the two “characters” were talking about a child. The woman said “[Man’s name], I’m worried about Buddy. He’s been gone for hours.” Is it a public service announcement about missing kids, drug abuse, an ad for a car-tracker so the parents can find the teen?
No. It’s about a GPS tag and app so you can find out where your dog is while he’s out roaming! Continue reading
Dogs on the Roof
No, it’s not a variant on the Australian “kangaroos in the top paddock,” sometimes phrased as “snakes in the upper paddock,” both of which mean the same thing as “an enchilada short of a combo plate.” No, it is an observation related to the ongoing craziness of 2020.
So there I was, walking along in the pre-dawn darkness, minding my own business and keeping an eye out for traffic. As usually happens, at various points along my stroll I heard dogs barking, either at me or at whatever caught their attentions. Continue reading