September 27, 2019
…two entirely unrelated topics. Why not? Dogs Hallelujah, brothers and sisters! Ruby the Corgi and I did not run into one single dog during today’s morning perambulation. Normally the place is overrun with dog-walkers, especially in the park-like million-dollar groves … Continue reading
August 30, 2019
Comments Off on Dog(walk) Days of Summer
Summer is tentatively turning its golden-locked head toward fall. Nights are growing longer, days shorter, and the other day’s violent storm knocked the temps down a few degrees. As I scribble, it’s only 98 out here on the side deck, … Continue reading
August 21, 2019
Comments Off on The Dog-Walk Jamboree
Human to Ruby: Y’know: you’re my favorite dog. Ruby to Human: I’m your only dog, you chucklehead! The sun is coming up a little later each day, so we’re not getting out to avoid the blast furnace heat at our … Continue reading
August 13, 2019
So tomorrow the Swimming Pool Service & Repair crew is supposed to come over to drain the pool and start a massive cleanup. Nothing that I’ve done has halted the steady swampification of the water, which now looks like something … Continue reading
July 19, 2019
Comments Off on Summertime, and the Livin’ Is…Keeriminey!!!
Okay, so…one good thing: Out the door with the dog at 4:30 this morning. This meant we dodged the wee-hours dog-walker rush — in 112-degree weather, everybody and their little brother, sister, dogs, and puppies swarm the neighborhood streets and … Continue reading
July 5, 2019
Comments Off on Yuch! Don’t buy Precise brand dog food!!!
AJ’s, my favorite overpriced grocery store, sells a couple of dog food brands for the fussy pet owner. Even though I make most of Ruby’s food, I do add a quarter cup of kibble per serving, since the stuff is … Continue reading