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 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 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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Puppy Party Poll

With the US general election drawing closer and closer, there’s a lot of talk about parties, polls, and the choices facing undecided voters. Of course, some parties are easier to embrace than those with donkeys or elephants, and the Beloved and I got to spend a bit of our Saturday at a convention of sorts…

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Penny’s Big Day

It was a big day around The Aerie yesterday – Penny’s 3rd Birthday! We celebrated by signing up for a 5k Walk/Run to benefit one of the local animal hospitals and shelters. Lost in the fine print of the sign-up was that we were supposed to be to the starting area around 7 a.m. Who…

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Bird House

I’ve been under the weather for the past couple of days, which means a lot of tea, streaming Netflix, and hanging with the nurse-dog Penny. Earlier, I was checking my email, when I heard a commotion in the other room. Yep. Bird in the house. Penny’s usually more interested in bunnies, but she is a…

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Puppy Party!

The other day, the folks that we were lucky enough to get Penny from announced that they’d had a new litter of pointers and that they wanted to have a pot-luck lunch so that their friends could get to meet the new little snausages. Let’s see – free buffet lunch and puppies?  Count me in.…

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Remembering Eutaw

Whenever we’re zipping along the freeway on our way to downtown or airport, there’s always a place where our conversation pauses and we look to the right at a nondescript set of low buildings on a frontage street. One of the buildings is an emergency veterinary clinic, which is where we took The Beloved’s old…

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