Coconut is Missing! (Or, Things I Don’t Find on My Walk)

Coconut is Missing! (Or, Things I Don’t Find on My Walk)

Horror of all horrors, Coconut is missing!

I don’t know how it happened or when, but on my walk today there were flyers plastered all over the neighborhood.

Coconut is missing and I can only surmise that his owner is in a state of absolute heartbreak and panic. Life without precious Coconut could prove calamitous, indeed. Continue reading

Henry’s Midlife Crisis

Henry’s Midlife Crisis

Henry is having a midlife crisis. There’s no mistaking it.

For starters, he’s reverted to his puppy years, no doubt remembering the months he spent in a child care center where he’d see infants using pacifiers and started using them, too. Here he is again, a feeble attempt to relive his youth. Continue reading

Oliver Gets Soaked!

Oliver Gets Soaked!

Oliver Twist hates taking baths, but he loves getting soaked. Let me explain.

Put him in a tub, as I do every so often, and he hates it. He gets all squirmy as he tries desperately to climb out of the tub. Trust me, I know this because I have the claw marks on my arms as proof. Continue reading

Things I Find on My Walk #5

Things I Find on My Walk #5

Perhaps it was a toddler, drunk on Welch’s grape juice and graham crackers, who in a blurry-eyed attempt to get home, flew off the road, landing in this pile of mulch. Continue reading

Meet Ivy, a Bernedoodle!

Meet Ivy, a Bernedoodle!

Meet Ivy, the Cutest Little Bundle of Love!

She’s a Canadian Bernedoodle, recently adopted by my dear, old friend, Mary Pat.

I met Mary Pat years ago when we were colleagues working in the public broadcasting system, only in different states. We’d talk on the phone from time to time, and see each other every year at conferences. She was a hoot to hang out with. Make that a hoot and a half. Continue reading