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Birthday. Yes. Cake. No.

Greta and Marlow turn one today, not even officially puppies any longer, though I will continue to call them that, as my parents call the five of us–in our fifties now–“the kids”. Of course it’s not a year ago that … Continue reading

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On the Wrists of Babes

“Those little puppies are so cute,” said the little girl, “are they the same breed?” “They are brother and sister,” I said. “But are they the same breed?” “Yes.” “And that one too?” “She pointed at Molly.” “She’s a mix-up, … Continue reading

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Drones in Manhattan Beach?!

“My name is JP.” The handwriting–or rather hand printing–was clearly adolescent male. “My drone flew into your yard. It has 4 red propellers. Can you please return it?” He helpfully provided his address, a block away. Lots to do after … Continue reading

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“Breaking the Rules Grandma’s House…”

At home the rules—for people and for pets–are clear. You clean up after yourself. No sugary cereals. No shredding napkins and leaving them all over the floor. No stealing other people’s—or dogs—food or toys. And no pooping in the living … Continue reading

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Marlowe Speaks

“Oh man, today was fun. Every day is fun, but today was especially fun. “After breakfast Mom took us to the park. At first it was just me and Greta. We had to bark at a bunch of people who … Continue reading

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