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A Tale of Two Beagles

Two years and four months ago, I sat on the edge of my bed, thinking of ways to put Marley to sleep. It was his first time in our house and he couldn’t stop running around the place. 2,070 more words


Buying a Dog in Germany: Tasteless Tips and Awkward Observations

My German wife has never owned a dog before. Come to think of it, I’ve never really owned a dog before. Well, when I was a kid, we had a family dog named Beau; a surly old bastard who made a point of sucking his own wiener right beside the dinner table, especially when we had guests over. 1,725 more words

Culture Shock


Up early this morning, out on the deck with coffee, just getting light in the east. It’s a cool morning. Heavy dew. Still. So quiet the only sound you can hear is water dripping off the roof. 421 more words


A Letter to My Dog

You don’t seem to understand me when I speak to you. So,  I’m writing you a letter that, maybe, God will read to you after you’re gone from my arms. 515 more words


Thank You!!!

Dear Friends,

So much is going on that I haven’t had much time to post anything. I went right from the Big River Steampunk Festival to the big opening at the AKC Museum of the Dog for the Artist’s Registry. 220 more words

Remembering Lady

Today we walked the ski-hill trail at the state park. We’ve walked this trail dozens of times with Lady, and today was no exception. However, today she was with us in spirit only, and this was a memorial trek. 1,519 more words