Monthly Archives: July 2015

Joy is a Dog

I had to take the dog, Joy’s, prescription to the drugstore to be filled. I came home. When it was filled, the drugstore called here and left a message for Joy to tell her that her prescription was ready for … Continue reading

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What’s Under The Ramp?

Out for a walk yesterday, my old dog, Blackie, drags me to the front of the house where there is a wheelchair ramp left by the previous owners. The hairs on her back begin to rise as she quivers and … Continue reading

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File Drawer

I have a file drawer in my head. It contains files of all the things I should be doing. Whenever I sit down to relax, it slides open and the various files appear. I’m going to get a lock for … Continue reading

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Retirement?

I’m probably not going back to work anymore and that saddens me in a way. I worked with Kindergarteners and First Graders in small reading groups. You’d be surprised the things children that age will blurt out in the middle … Continue reading

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Joy Can Reason

My dog, Joy, can reason. I found this out this morning when I was giving her a pill. She has a skin infection again and hates taking medicine. I “hide” it in food. It’s supposed to be given with food, … Continue reading

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Joy Plays Fetch

I do not understand why our dog, Joy, loves to chase a ball so much. She will run energetically after one and then bring it back and drop it for me to throw again. Why didn’t she keep it when … Continue reading

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Rabbit In the Yard

I took my old dog out for a walk today and she tried to run across the front yard. With me holding onto the leash, that was an impossibility. I saw a creature hopping away. It was a rabbit. I’ve … Continue reading

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