Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bee and Wasp Stings in Pets

This time of year, it is not uncommon for our pets (more commonly dogs) to have run-ins with bees, wasps, and yellow jackets.  These stings are painful.  Usually animals are stung on the face or the head area.  The primary … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: The Artist’s Eye

Daily Prompt:  Is there a painting or sculpture you’re drawn to? What does it say to you? Describe the experience. (Or, if art doesn’t speak to you, tell us why.) My sister and I were in an Antique Mall a few months … Continue reading

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Anal Sac Disease in Dogs

Dogs have two anal sacs on each side of the anus, at about the five and seven o’clock positions (in reference to the circumference of the anus).  Problems with the anal sacs are extremely common in small animals, especially dogs. … Continue reading

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Remembering Elementary School Days in the 1960s

I often wish my sons could experience what elementary school was like in the 1960s.  I have fond memories of those days.  It seems days back then were more carefree and well, just a lot different from things today. Don’t … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  If you had to give up one material possession for good, what would it be?  My Answer:  I would give up the TV.  I rarely watch TV because there’s just nothing  much on that I like.  We just have … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: No, Thank You

Today’s daily prompt:  If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I can think of more than a few words I would like to see banned from general usage.  But lately, when … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Ha Ha Ha

Today’s Daily Prompt:  Tell us a joke! Knock-knock joke, long story with an unexpected punchline, great zinger — all jokes are welcome! Today I went to Lynchburg, TN, home of the famous Jack Daniels distillery.  We ate at Miss Mary … Continue reading

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