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

20 pound Coon Cat and his other brother, Coon Cat

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  There’s a 20 pound coon cat on my lap. He’s purring so hard it feels like one of those vibrators chiropractors use on your back. The problem? There’s 20 pounds of coon… Continue reading

WOOF!!!

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Ever wake up at 1:40am with a dog face 2 inches from your ear that barks out 1…giant… WOOF!!! Welcome to my world. You have to wonder–what are they thinking? Vizsla Mutt: Where… Continue reading

Is nothing sacred?

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  One of the victims of shutdown by the vindictive bully in the white house who thinks he’s king is the copyright office. If you’re a writer and have an inquiry this is… Continue reading

The sharply worded wake-up poem

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Dog nose dog toes poking me with cat claws tiny paws stroking me with out cause need gauze Dog tongue ate dung licking me with cat nip needle grip nicking me with out… Continue reading