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Last week I celebrated my own anniversary of solar orbits completed, and this week I am celebrating the seventh anniversary of this here blog. SEVEN YEARS. Seems sort of crazy, but there you are. The title refers to the total number of posts that I’ve made over that time. Again, sort of crazy. It has…

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Buzz-worthy?

It’s hard to believe, but we’re just about to enter the last third of our 2-year experiment with Buzz, our all-electric BMW ActiveE. At the risk of getting a little sentimental, it seems just like yesterday he was silently gliding into our garage for the first time. So the decision is going to be upon…

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Blogshorts, Day 10: Dog Days of Summers

Dog Days of Summers 10 The room is not hard to find. I have a sense they say. A gift. The space is lit dimly. Quiet. The monitors pulse their bright colors, their beepings silenced. There is no need. I make my way to her, draw in her aroma. Close now. My snout pries her…

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Blogshorts, Day 9: Dog Days of Summers

Today is the penultimate day of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is is Odie, the happy dog from the Garfield comics. I think I know someone that…

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Blogshorts, Day 8: Dog Days of Summers

Today is Day #8 of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is is Blacktoe. Who’s Blacktoe? That’s a great question. Apparently, Blacktoe was Will Riker’s dog. Dog Days…

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Blogshorts, Day 7: Dog Days of Summers

Today is Day #7 of of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is Frank, the alien/Pug from the Men In Black movies. Dog Days of Summers 7 The…

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Blogshorts, Day 6: Dog Days of Summers

Today is Day #6 of of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is Snoopy, likely the world’s most renown beagle. Dog Days of Summers 6 I am never…

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Blogshorts, Day 5: Dog Days of Summers

Today is the half-way point of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is, well, there’s some confusion about today’s dog. My list had Dickens’ Jip, but apparently the…

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Blogshorts, Day 4: Dog Days of Summers

Today is Day #4 of of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is Fluffy, from the Harry Potter series. Dog Days of Summers 4 “Welcome home!” her mother…

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Blogshorts, Day 3: Dog Days of Summers

Today is Day #3 of of Blogdramedy’s Summer Writing Challenge: Blogshorts. The theme this year is the Dog Days of Summer. 10 days, 10 dogs (nine of which were famous dog-characters chosen by Blogdramedy as inspiration), each story 110 words. Today’s dog is Lassie. Dog Days of Summers 3 The tiny reading lamp burning beneath the bedsheet, Carolyn…

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