Dog Stories

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie…Somewhere Else

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie…Somewhere Else

Searching for a law of physics to explain why our dog Tucker expands when he sleeps.

By April 30, 2013 Read More →
Bowled Over

Bowled Over

Poor Lilah dog has to eat out of the Nasty Metal Bowl because her brother Tucker broke her normal one.

By April 17, 2013 Read More →
Tucker, Certified

Tucker, Certified

Several years ago, my dad fell on the stairs of Temple University Hospital, while carrying a lunch tray of curry back to his office from the cafeteria. Without going into the unhappy details, this incident triggered a series of events that kept him hospitalized for weeks.  My dad has since recovered, and I have safely […]

By February 13, 2013 Read More →
It’s Snow Time!

It’s Snow Time!

Like most dogs, my three love the snow. I don’t know what it is about the cold flaky stuff that makes Lilah, Jasper and Tucker, well, flaky.

By December 31, 2012 Read More →
Picture Perfect, Part II

Picture Perfect, Part II

Part 2 of 2: Trying to get good photos of my dogs, I share some of my successes.

By August 16, 2012 Read More →
Picture Perfect, Part I

Picture Perfect, Part I

Part 1 of 2: Getting a good photo of three dogs in one shot is a challenge, but it can be done.

By August 8, 2012 Read More →
Keepin’ Cool

Keepin’ Cool

How to keep cool on a hot summer day. If you’re a dog.

By July 10, 2012 Read More →
Story: Swimming in it

Story: Swimming in it

Some dogs like to cool off in the kiddie pool. Other don’t even want to get their feet wet.

Squirreling it Away

Squirreling it Away

My family room features several large windows that overlook a stone patio and a shade garden. Hanging throughout the garden are a few bird feeders. Well, more than a few. Actually, more than a dozen. I love watching birds at my feeders. It’s mesmerizing and fascinating. In a post a few months ago, I included […]

By April 11, 2012 Read More →
Patient Jasper

Patient Jasper

Jasper has surgery to remove his anal sacs that we constantly becoming infected. It was a rough ride, but he does okay, even if he has to wear the Cone of Shame.

By March 19, 2012 Read More →