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What do you want to be?

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Austin’s Friday Night Think Tank asked Modern Philosophers, “What Otherworldly Being do you most wish you could be?” Funny he should ask. That dredged up a memory so old the dinosaurs were still… Continue reading

Yawn!

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Fat cat purring rat nudging me with dog nose mauling toes need to doze Fat dog barking hog nudging me with cat feet kneading deep need to sleep   F*%&@#$ Yawn!

You’re a die-hard dog owner if…

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You’re a die-hard dog owner if: You’re sitting on a park bench.  A friendly dog approaches you while you’re eating a sandwich with your bare hands, you pet the dog and continue eating… Continue reading

Whine Week is over–for the moment

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Thanks to the following laundry list of happy, the FloridaBorne version of whine-week is finally over: the best granddaughter in the universe who called to say, “I love you gam-ma.” the best friends… Continue reading

The fractured remembrances of a not-quite-right sister

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  Ever have one of those dreams where you’re in a room with a bunch of people you don’t know–with the exception of your sister?  The fact that once again my sister accomplished… Continue reading

Musically Loopy

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Things to do when insomnia hits: Back up your computer Pace Watch TV (if you have one) Eat Pet a cat Buy stuff on Amazon you’ll regret in the morning Make cookies Remember… Continue reading

How to give yourself a black eye.

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PRELUDE Imagine the old 1950’s series, Dragnet “Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to see is true.” Imagine the first 9 ominous notes of this series–or watch the first 10 seconds… Continue reading

Time for an “ain’t quite right” story

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It’s Saturday morning 9am. Time for a story of love, loss and hope. Once upon a time, a neighbor walked up to my husband with 2 tiny balls of fur in her hands.… Continue reading

The transition between life and dental work

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What are the things one thinks about when sitting in a dental chair for 3 hours? 1.  I haven’t exactly had a near death experience, just an experience I interpret as heaven twice… Continue reading

Dr. DOG’S ADVICE FOR TRAINING HUMANS

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  Welcome to Dr. Dog’s advice column for changing human behavior. My mailbox is full of so many requests. Some are heartbreaking, others are humorous. My condolences to Mr. P, who has been… Continue reading