For Sage

I am sad to report that we have said good-bye to our dear Sage. I know I haven’t talked much about her; that’s because we knew that this day was coming and we were coming to terms with it. Sage came to live with Jen 8 years ago when her family was unable to keep […]

Urban Wildlife- Rumpy Style!

This is that cheeky squirrel that lives in the tree in our back yard. I know the picture’s not that clear, but you can see he’s holding a ball. Actually that’s a tomato…. from MY VINE! Can you believe that squirrel had the NERVE to steal that tomato while I was standing on the deck? […]

It’s You I Like!

I am confident enough in my doghood to admit that I love Mr. Rogers. I know he is no longer with us physically, but he lives on at PBS. Why do I like Mr. Rogers? Because he’s the closest to a dog that a human ever got. Mr. Rogers always welcomed Mr. McFeely. Dogs LOVE […]

Dogs and Spirituality

Kevin Nelson MD is a professor of neurology at the University of Kentucky. He thinks it is possible that dogs and cats may go through near-death experiences and have mystical experiences similar to those experienced by humans.  His book is called “The Spiritual Doorway in the Brain: Unlocking the neurology of the God experience.” I […]

Peaceful Sunday Morning

I like Sunday mornings in my neighborhood. Weekday mornings are hectic with folks leaving for work. Saturdays bring folks out for ballgames and errands. But Sunday mornings are quiet and peaceful. When we go for our walk we see people sitting on their porches and they smile and say hello. . When I walk I […]