Category Archives: Dogs

Shelagh’s Guide to Procrastination

Well, given that I started the blog nearly nine months ago, I have decided to let myself be the one to finish it with my own final entry. So, you probably figured out that we’re home. We made it (ages … Continue reading

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Sentimental Journey … Interrupted

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. ~ John Lennon Der mentsh trakht un Got lakht. (Man plans and God laughs.) ~ Yiddish Proverb Biking into Vermont is going to be the most amazing and emotional experience. … Continue reading

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Philadelphia (Or How I Broke a Perfectly Nice Puppy)

Our arrival in Philly is exciting on a couple of important levels. First, we’re looking forward to seeing our friends, Larry and Linda. Larry was Jerry’s college roommate and has stayed a very good friend since then. We get together with … Continue reading

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Canine Math

I. Pythagoras The dog starts out as a black dot in a faraway field, like a bird of prey might, at first, seem like a dot in the sky to a mouse. He’s not barking, not making a sound. As … Continue reading

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Flying South: The Easier Mode of Transport

First flight is to D.C. Our journey from security to the gate is accompanied by pleas for people to voluntarily turn in their roller bags to be checked (“for free!”) to their final destination. No one wants to part with … Continue reading

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