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One-to-One Correspondence

Three dogs. Three Himalayan treats. Simple, right? Nothing for them to argue about. Marlowe and Greta got down to the serious business of gnawing. Molly though—Ariel’s dog who is vacationing with me—wanted to save hers for later. She’s thoughtful like … Continue reading

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This is a True Story…

My sister Sabrina and her husband both got emergency calls at work yesterday. The emergency? The neighbor’s Great Dane, a fawn male who lives behind them, had eaten or torn away part of Sabrina’s fence. Made himself at home in … Continue reading

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Today

Checked Axel twice this morning, just to make sure he was breathing. For months now, I’ve wondered when it would be time. “Is eating?” the vet’s office would ask. STOP ASKING ME THAT. If you let him, Axel will eat … Continue reading

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Meet my New Pals….

Welcome to Greta and Marlowe, nine week-old bundles of cuteness. They are Papillons, so named—French for “butterfly”—for their large and expressive ears. It’s work having a baby of any species, and these guys are no exception. But so fun. “Don’t … Continue reading

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Narrow little shoulders

As we got up and headed out this morning, Axel turned around mid-hallway and stood there, watching the door to my bedroom, waiting. We always sleep together, the three of us. We’re an odd ménage a trois. Cadence, Axel, and … Continue reading

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