Category Archives: Furry Feet (and fish)

Apparently it is Just That Much Funnier When it Surprises the Dog

Sunday night and it was that time right after dinner and right before the boys needed to start getting ready for bed.  I was perusing through the stack of school papers that had been dumped on the table on Friday … Continue reading

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The Death of a Fish and the Rifting of Pangaea

Finn, our beloved Beta fish passed away sometime during the night last night.  I noticed this morning right before we were going to sit down for breakfast, as both our fish, Finn and Blub, lived in separate habitats on the … Continue reading

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Our Furry Family Members and the Memories They Give Us

As I mentioned, our family got a little big bigger (Ha!  When I typed the word “bigger” it came out of my fingers as “better” and I would have to say that works well too) with the addition of our … Continue reading

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Rescue Me!

She was found many months ago in Northern California, young and pregnant.  And homeless.  She wandered onto a dairy farm, looking for help, looking for safety.  They did not want her, but to their credit they took her to a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Catnip, a Gateway Drug?

Earlier this week I splurged and bought the cats an all natural catnip filled hemp mouse.  Delilah chewed on it, batted it around, and then went and took a nap.  Bleu, however, just would not stop. I hope I have … Continue reading

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The Last Walk

The leash is resting quietly in the basket by the front door, no longer with a purpose. The place where dog dishes sat is empty, there is no one left to feed. The dog door is closed. This morning I … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Dexter D

We are busy people and so the front doorway in our house is a busy place.  We ready ourselves for our outings in the entryway, finding wayward shoes, zipping up jackets, and putting on gloves.  It is quite often the … Continue reading

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The Last Walks with Dexter

It is very therapeutic walking with a geriatric, arthritic dog.  It does not matter if we are running late and if we don’t hurry will miss the school bus.  It does not matter if it starts to rain and we … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Little Speedo

Tonight I flushed my first fish.  Speedo, the Tetra who just two weeks ago we bought a friend for, has passed.  Speedo had always been a little strange.  His beady little black eyes always had a look of panic about … Continue reading

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Excuse Me Ma’am but There’s a Fly in My Bowl

I don’t like fish.  They swim around and around, staring with their big unblinking fisheyes.  They don’t just quietly hang out, oh no, they lurk and lurking in my book is plain creepy. Fish.  They unnerve me mostly because I … Continue reading

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