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Farewell, Bourbon

My next door neighbor Bourbon crossed the Rainbow Bridge last week. He was pushing 16, so it wasn’t unexpected and he had become frail in the past few weeks. He looked to be part Rhodesian Ridgeback with some hound and … Continue reading

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The Christmas Guest

Christmas Eve 2014. It is raining hard when I pull into the Saving Grace parking lot. I was about half an hour early and they weren’t quite ready, so I slogged back to the car. At least it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Year in Review

I was watching Louie playing with his jolly ball in the backyard and it dawned on me that this coming Friday is the first anniversary of him coming here to live. He really has come a long way in a … Continue reading

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In the doghouse!

This is what I came home to at lunch today. The guts of Louie’s Boots & Barkley bed (that I bought him 6-8 weeks ago) were all over the living room. Within a week of getting it for him, I … Continue reading

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Musings and Miscellany

We live in an odd little corner of the world, at least weather-wise. It can be raining cats and dogs (Louie considers this phrase pure hokum) a mile or two in any or every direction, and we may see a … Continue reading

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Ridges & Whorls

The first thing I noticed about Louie when we met 6 months ago was his beautiful topaz colored eyes. The second thing I noticed was the ridge of hair between his eyes and down his snout and wondered how he … Continue reading

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Walking with Louie

Louie is an absolute joy to walk with. He walks at a good pace and only stops a few times to do his business. The other day his pace was so fast, we knocked off about three minutes from our … Continue reading

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