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When you run out of brown sugar (perhaps because the dog caused you to lose your balance and spill the whole damned container on the floor), you can substitute white sugar plus 1 Tbsp molasses for light brown, 2 Tbsp for dark brown. Still fine-tuning our apple streusel muffin recipe before Christmas breakfast tomorrow. Watch … Continue reading
The fireworks near home started in earnest a couple of days ago, and the neighbors–who run a fireworks stand every year, mostly to fund their own show–seem to have upgraded their arsenal to include heavy artillery. If those are anything smaller than 6″ shells, we’ll eat our hat. Indy, needless to say, is as nervous … Continue reading
We took the dog out for a pleasant three-mile walk this afternoon and were graced with this lovely view at the end of the street: (Click to embiggenate) We would note that the weather was in the low-twenties and still snowing (for those so inclined: METAR KOUN 211954Z 36009KT 1SM BKN008OVC014 M05/M06 A3037 -SNBR). Local … Continue reading
On a cold winter’s day, there are some things that just bring comfort. A piping-hot bowl of hearty stew, a comfortable chair with a dog on the ottoman at one’s feet, a warm favourite sweater…. Life is good.
Free to good home or decent Chinese restaurant. Okay, we’re lying, and he still enjoys sleeping in our bed.
There is sorrow enough in the natural way From men and women to fill our day; And when we are certain of sorrow in store, Why do we always arrange for more? Brothers and Sisters, I bid you beware Of giving your heart to a dog to tear. Buy a pup and your money will … Continue reading
How do you know when your life has reached a point of stability? When you can get out of bed, go to the kitchen, make noise (grinding beans for coffee), come back, and the dog doesn’t even lift his head, then your life is stable.
He whines, he doesn’t retrieve, and he doesn’t even like wet grass, let alone water, but how can you say no to a face like this: (Click to embiggenate.) The power of the dog, indeed.