The Nightmares of the Past called Diabetes

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Ever dream your 2nd husband is living in the same house with you? It’s not that he was a bad guy…it’s just…well–he died 30 years ago. As a bit of historical background for… Continue reading

The 2:30 Wake-Up Smell

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Ever dream about living in a huge house filled with your sister’s college friends while trying to do a pile of laundry? If that nightmare wasn’t enough to wake me up, the odor… Continue reading

Letting Sleeping Coon Cats Lie

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Ever have one of those days where you really, really should have stayed home?  I have really, really got to stop trying to work the day after a pull, drill or fill.  You’re… Continue reading

Behavioral Modification according to Dr. Dog.

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TIPS FOR TRAINING HUMANS: 1. This is the easiest trick to teach a human Humans need to feel valued. When a human says, “Good dog!” Wag your tail. Look into their eyes. Pretend… Continue reading

A Drilling Experience.

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Never try to eat when one side of your mouth is still numb.  Now I have to clean the drool off my favorite red t shirt.   Tooth number 10, eaten up by… Continue reading

A diversity of Wake Up Dogs and the great half aunt of sorrow

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Just when I thought it wasn’t possible: Yet another tool in the 5 dog alarm system guaranteed to wake the comatose. This isn’t the intentional “time to wake up” scenario such as the… Continue reading

The Not-Quite-Right Job Applicant

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Where are the days when you could walk into your uncle’s corporation and get a job just because you were related to him? Where are the days when you could walk into an… Continue reading

The Dead Brown Grass on the Lawn of Life

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What do you do when you dream of dead, brown grass? Try looking it up on the dream websites. Here are the different interpretations: Green grass is good (duh) Brown, dried up grass… Continue reading

Man. I wished I’d listened

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It’s midnight at the dog house, awakened by Fat White, whose 68 pounds of weight cramps my overburdened thigh. A gray and white coon cat drapes over my desk, nudging the crevices between… Continue reading

Is Ranting a Skill or a Delusion?

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Is one person’s favorite ranter another person’s energy vampire? Is one person’s hilarious kvetch in life another person’s reason to fall further down the black hole of depression? Tonight’s dream was about a… Continue reading